Download the Reading Skills e-book in a free PDF. Reading skills refer to the ability to understand and interpret written text. These skills include the ability to decode words, understand the meaning of words and sentences, and make connections between the reader and prior knowledge. You need to build the following reading skills:
Reading Skills Table
|the ability to understand and use new words in context.
|the ability to understand and make sense of the written text.
|the ability to read quickly and accurately, without getting bogged down by difficult words or phrases.
|the ability to evaluate what you’re reading and make informed judgments about its value.
|the ability to use evidence from the text, along with your prior knowledge, to draw conclusions and make predictions.
|the ability to understand the social, cultural, and historical context in which a text was written.
|the ability to think about your own thinking as you read, such as monitoring your understanding and making adjustments as needed.