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NMS 7th English Vocab. #14

STUDY
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purposes of text
the reason a text is written: to inform, to persuade, to express feelings, or to entertain
reading rate
the speed at which you read text
skimming
reading to look for main points
reading for mastery
reading to understand and remember
retelling
a reading strategy that helps you identify and remember events that advance the plot of a story, tell the important events briefly in your own words
survey
glance through the text; skim the headings, titles, charts, illustrations, and vocabulary words in boldface type
summarizing
restating the main ideas or major events in a text
text structure
the ways in which writers structure informational texts
textbook
informational text written to help students learn about a subject
writer's perspective
the way a writer looks at a subject