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Skimming and Scanning

Overall rating 4 out of 54.3 (12 ratings)

Last updated 20 May 2014, created 10 March 2012, viewed 15,628

Activity I use as a starter to get students to practice skimming and scanning for particular information. The way it works: - hand students a copy of sheet one (with all the words) - ask them to find answers to specific questions e.g. 'Find me a funny shaped fruit' or 'find me s More…omething you would wear to school.' etc - first one to put up hand with right answers wins a point.

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Useful little idea which I will use in my Year 7 library lessons, thanks!

from halfpint1986, 20 May 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

A useful little activity. Thanks!

from sirenne, 12 May 2014
(report comment) 3 out of 5

Fab starter when introducing this skill to Y6. Thanks :)

from lauracgould, 08 January 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

This was a great year 8 lesson. Thank you.

from serafinanibs, 01 December 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great idea - I've been looking for a fun way to introduce skimming and scanning to my upper ks2 class - I think they'll like this.

from flumps103, 13 October 2013
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