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Reading: Green Belt Practice

Dr. Stoutmorrill's Campus Innovation Project for the Kellogg Institute

 

ninja on laptop Green Belt Practice  

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Green Belt Greek & Latin Roots/Bases

Vocabulary is an important part of reading comprehension. Understanding a root or “base” helps learners find meaning in unfamiliar words. The key is to use the roots to help “unlock” the meaning of an unfamiliar word in the context of a passage.

Green Belt Flashcards

Understanding these 12 basic reading terms can improve comprehension.

Right-click on "View this study set" to open flashcards in a new Quizlet tab. Choose a Study Mode to change flash cards to a Matching game. Click on the Options icon to change how you view the answer (e.g. by term, definition, or both).

To hear audio, either click on the icon, or click on the term and definition.

Understanding why an author writes can improve comprehension.

Right-click on "View this study set" to open flashcards in a new Quizlet tab. Choose a Study Mode to change flash cards to a Matching game. Click on the Options icon to change how you view the answer (e.g. by term, definition, or both).

To hear audio, either click on the icon, or click on the term and definition.

Learning to recognize how the author arranges supporting details can help readers comprehend the topic and main idea.

Right-click on "View this study set" to open flashcards in a new Quizlet tab. Choose a Study Mode to change flash cards to a Matching game. Click on the Options icon to change how you view the answer (e.g. by term, definition, or both).

To hear audio, either click on the icon, or click on the term and definition.