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Skimming and Scanning

Overall rating 4 out of 54.3 (14 ratings)

Last updated 12 October 2014, created 10 March 2012, viewed 18,276

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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I am going to try with a mixed Year 3/4 class tomorrow. Thank you!

from fliss2, 12 October 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Super warm up activity!

from activesport, 15 September 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

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
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