ENGLISH LANGUAGE JSS2 SECOND TERM
Students should be able to;
- Explain the meaning of critical reading
Critical reading means that a reader applies certain processes, models, questions, and theories that result in enhanced clarity and comprehension. There is more involved, both in effort and understanding, in a critical reading than in a mere "skimming" of the text. What is the difference? If a reader "skims" the text, superficial characteristics and information are as far as the reader goes. A critical reading gets at "deep structure" (if there is such a thing apart from the superficial text!), that is, logical consistency, tone, organization, and several other very important sounding terms.
What does it take to be a critical reader? There are a variety of answers available to this question;.... View More
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