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Test Notes for Reading and Writing

Steps to reading Critically and Actively : 1)Develop an attitude of critical consciousness (be active, engage w/text, ask ?): Don’t be passive, uncritical), 2)Read Attentively: Don’t let mind wonder, 3)Paraphrase: Take mental/ Actual Notes ,4) Ask Questions:, 5)Control Your bias (5 Steps) Active Reader: Read Biographical notes about author, Focus on the title of the work, what is date of publication?, Does the author use quotation marks to “signal” words?, Purpose of Italics words? Meaning to be a critical Reader: […]