Skimming: The Overlooked Close Reading Strategy | MiddleWeb

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Although skimming might seem the opposite of close reading, it’s a crucial skill for pulling information out of a text, says literacy consultant Sarah Tantillo.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Teaching students to skim using d-dat helps them to read more deeply. While it may seem counterintuitive it makes a lot of sense. 

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I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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