Critical Reading ORAL COMM

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Question Answer
(1) Judge Information, (2) Demand Proof, (3) Question Assumptions, (4) Goes beyond passively understanding a text, (5) Evaluate Claims, (6) Seek Definitions(6) A critical reader:
Critical reading is an active and reactive process.
Creative readingis the foundation of good writing.
(1) Keeping a reading journal, (2) Annotating the text, (3) Outlining the text, (4) Summarizing the text, (5) Questioning the text5 Techniques to Develop Critical Reading
Keeping a reading journal writing your feelings and ideas in reaction to your reading assignment
Annotating the textmaking notes on your copy of the reading
Outlining the textBy locating the thesis statement, claims and evidence and then plotting these into an outline, you can see how the writer structures, sequences, and connects his or her ideas.
Summarizing the textgetting the main points of the essay and important supporting details
Questioning the textasking specific questions like: What are the writer’s assumptions? What are the writer’s intentions? What type of audience is addressed? How reliable are the sources? Are they based on personal experience, scientific data, or outside authorities?
Explicit Informationis any idea that is stated.
Explicit Informationyou see the text explained
Explicit Informationwill be written in the text.
Implicit Informationyou have to think about it
Implicit Informationis understood but it is not stated
Implicit Informationyou will have to think about what you read.
Implicit Informationis not written but the idea is there.
Implicit Informationis using what is read to make an inference.
Inferencesis a statement about the unknown made based on what we know
InferencesIt is an assumption we make where something that is believed to be true based on something else.
Inferencesevidence from text + background knowledge
InferencesA conclusion
InferThe act of drawing a conclusion
(1) Read the text and find a clue, (2) Analyze the clues - “reading between the lines” strategy, (3) Decide what inference (what conclusion) is justified based on text. 3 How to make Inferences

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