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Reading Non-Fiction: Introduction

  • Why read non-fiction
  • “Widely read” and “well-read”
  • Good reading is interactive

Reading Non-Fiction: Introduction

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:14
  • Why Read Non-Fiction? 0:56
    • Practicing for Placement Tests
    • Getting Through High School Better
    • Getting the Skills for Jobs
    • Researching and Critical Thinking
  • Well Read vs. Widely Read 5:56
    • Example: Widely Read
    • Example: Well Read
    • Widely Read
    • Well-Read
  • Reading as an Interactive Medium 10:36
    • Non-Interactive Mediums
    • Interactive Mediums
    • The Pitcher and the Catcher
    • What is the Role of the Catcher?
  • Overview for the Next Lessons 15:37
  • Assignment 16:06