Underline the title. Now predict the passage. Run through & number the paragraphs. Are you reading the questions? Are the important words circled? Venture through the passage. Eliminate incorrect answers. Let the questions be answered.
What does it mean?Underline the title of the passage. Now write a sentence predicting what it will be about? Run through - number all paragraphs so you can easily refer to them later (questions will ask about specific paragraphs). Are you reading the questions - read the test questions BEFORE you read the passage. Now you know what to look for. Are the important words circled? Mark the questions - circle question words, key words so you understand the question. Venture through the passage - read the text, marking as you go. Underline main ideas, key details, circle important vocabulary words. Eliminate incorrect answers - read all the answer choices and cross out the ones you know are wrong. Let the questions be answered. Reread the question, the answer choices remaining, check back in the text and choose.