Painless Reading Comprehension - Darolyn “Lyn” Jones Ed.D. 2016
Reading attitudes and patterns
What kind of reader are you?
Types of readers
Becoming a better reader
Preparations for reading
What should i do before i start reading?
Warm up for reading
Mastering multiple-choice questions
Your reading voices
What if i don’t understand what i am reading?
Be a good reader
Using reading organizers
How teens read
Decoding versus reading
Do you really get what you are reading?
How do you connect with the words?
Help with vocabulary
Reading context clues and solving the puzzle
Staircase to vocabulary success
Keeping what you read in your head
What do i do when i am finished reading?
Skimming for information
Rereading part of the text
Raising questions aids your reading
Different types of reading
How do i read for information versus reading for fun?
How is the textbook set up?
Preparing for what’s next
The SQ3R method
Textbook response sheet
How can reading and graphic organizers help?
Before, during, and after you read
The 3 Ds: Determine, decide, and deduce
Practicing with reading and graphic organizers
Books, books, and more books
I can’t find a good book to read!
Books that interest teens
Further reading for teachers and parents
Why do teens struggle with reading anyway?