- 2.1: Active Reading and Annotating
- It is vital for students to read actively, rather than passively. When students do so, they receive so much more from what the text has to say and what they think about the text. Annotating is one of the many useful ways to actively read. This section provides instruction, discussion, and practice with these essential reading techniques.
- 2.2: Reading Strategies
- In order to fully engage and interact with a text, student need to use specific strategies and techniques. This section provides such strategies and techniques that allow students to navigate texts, but also understand, reflect, and respond to what the text is saying.
- 2.3: Critical Thinking
- Critical thinking is something that helps a reader become more inquisitive by asking probing questions to gain a deeper understanding or connection to a text. This section provides sample questions students can ask before, during, and after reading, along with ways to examine what an author is saying or implied.