Here are some examples of active reading assignments in the classroom. Please feel free to use these.
If you want to create your own and share, please email the file to Kmcgivern@bergen.edu.
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Bharuthram, Sharita. "Making A Case For The Teaching Of Reading Across The Curriculum In Higher Education." South African Journal Of Education 32.2 (2012): 205214. Academic Search Premier. Web. 3 November 2017.
French, Tiana. “Scholarly Articles and Community and Junior College Students: An Uneven Match?” Community and Junior College Libraries 13 no.1 (2005):13–23. doi:10.1300/J107v13n01
Jolliffe, David A, and Allison Harl. “Studying the ‘Reading Transition’ from High School to College: What Are Our Students Reading and Why?” College English 70, no. 6 (2008): 599–617.
"Teaching Reading Across the Curriculum." Principal Leadership 2.2 (2001): 57-61.ProQuest. Web. 3 November 2017.
Wilfong, Lori G. "Textmasters: Bringing Literature Circles to Textbook Reading Across the Curriculum." Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 53.2 (2009): 164-71.ProQuest. Web. 3 November 2017.
Younker, Keith. "Facilitating the NCTE Reading Initiative Across the High School Curriculum." English Journal 92.3 (2003): 18-20. ProQuest. Web. 3 November 2017.
file:///home/chronos/u-a8a773b942663a3b9726c54fcb02e0bc85e58015/MyFiles/Downloads/Active_Reading_Worksheet.pdf An Active Reading Worksheet
file:///home/chronos/u-a8a773b942663a3b9726c54fcb02e0bc85e58015/MyFiles/Downloads/Reading_Comprehension_Strategies.pdf Reading Comprehension Strategies PDF
file:///home/chronos/u-a8a773b942663a3b9726c54fcb02e0bc85e58015/MyFiles/Downloads/How_To_Read_A_Textbook.pdf How to Read A Textbook PDF
file:///home/chronos/u-a8a773b942663a3b9726c54fcb02e0bc85e58015/MyFiles/Downloads/Text%20Diagram%20Examples2.pdf Examples of Text Diagrams/ Concept Mapping or Webbing.
file:///home/chronos/u-a8a773b942663a3b9726c54fcb02e0bc85e58015/MyFiles/Downloads/Cornell%20Notes%20Method%20Practice.pdf My Example of Cornell Notes for Textbook Chapter
http://www.lethbridgecollege.net/elearningcafe/index.php/studyskills/studying-effectively The Learning Cafe *This site has many reading improvement sections and works with students and includes answer keys.
https://theglobalscholars.com/2019/04/08/the-5-types-of-note-taking-methods/ ‘5 Types of Note-taking Methods”
https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/online-learning/improve-reading-comprehension-college/ “10 Strategies for Improving your Reading Comprehension for College” Purdue University
https://library.defiance.edu/readingstrategies College Reading Resources -Reading Strategies Pilgrim Library [ includes PDF handouts to download.
“Context Vocabulary Skills” by Khan Academy
TED Talk “How a Student Changed her Study Habits ...Pomodoro Method
“Making Inferences in Informational Texts” Khan Academy
“Making Inferences” Powtoon