Critical Reading And Thinking Skills

Asking Questions about what you read

  • What is the author’s purpose?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • What is the author’s bias or point of view?
  • What is the author’s tone?

Evaluating what you have read

  • Distinguish fact from opinion
  • Make inferences from the reading
  • Recognize thought patterns
  • Order of sequence
  • Comparison and contrast
  • Cause and Effect
  • Definition
  • Listing, Classification
  • Problem-Solution

Study Skills

  • Effective Study Techniques
  • Writing Rules
  • Writing an Essay

Reading Fluency

  • Increase reading rate
  • Increase span of recognition
  • Reduce fixations