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Published by Esher Publications in Surrey .
Written in English

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Produced by the Study Skills Department of Esher College.

SeriesManaging learning workbook
ContributionsEsher College. Study Skills Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18090177M

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Strategies for Active Reading. By Rita McLary. Grades. 9– Duration. Have students teach one of the Comprehension Strategies to a younger reader, like a sibling, a younger grade "book buddy," or students at a local elementary school. Supporting Books. Books for Teaching the Reading Strategies. Dec 04,  · Active reading is simply a means of reading a book with the deliberate intent to learn and apply something from it. In my last video on reading textbooks, I compared your textbooks to an art museum. Apr 27,  · Active reading is reading with the conscious intention to understand, integrate and evaluate the information you’re reading. I read books for fun — out of curiosity and a desire to Author: Maarten Van Doorn. Simply reading and re-reading the material isn't an effective way to understand and learn. Actively and critically engaging with the content can save you time. Most OU study books and websites include in-text questions and self-assessed questions. Use these as built-in cues to make your study active.