purposes of text
the reason a text is written: to inform, to persuade, to express feelings, or to entertain
the speed at which you read text
reading to look for main points
reading for mastery
reading to understand and remember
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
glance through the text; skim the headings, titles, charts, illustrations, and vocabulary words in boldface type
restating the main ideas or major events in a text
the ways in which writers structure informational texts
informational text written to help students learn about a subject
the way a writer looks at a subject
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