Teach your students to learn the skills of “skimming and scanning” using this unit on “skimming and scanning” strategies. The unit comes complete with a suggested goal, a rubric, and student checklist for easy progress monitoring. A lesson plan and nine, 30 minute activities are also included. That’s one lesson for each week of the marking period! This method of teaching and data collection will allow you and your students to determine which strategies are most helpful, in turn creating a clear, and individualized picture for them on “how to” learn language.
Use this unit to gather information regarding “how much your students already know” about “skimming and scanning” via the use of the Pre-Test. Then, teach students about “skimming and scanning” using the Teaching Tool, which is presented in the “WH” question format.” Additional lessons include using magazines, newspapers, dictionaries, and textbooks to “skim and scan” for important information. Wrap up the unit with a Post-Test,
review and discussion regarding application of “skimming and scanning” strategies. Answer Keys provided for all worksheets. Game board and cards included. Please visit my store for additional language-based learning strategies. Created by: High-Heel Speechie