Look and Listen... | Regardez et écoutez ...
Determining Important Information |
À la recherche d’idées importantes
An important part of understanding what you have read is being able to separate what is really important from what is not.
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Good readers look for things that help them identify what’s important and why.
When reading a story (fiction), look for details about the following:
- main characters | les personnages principaux
- setting (when and where the story takes place) | le lieu
- problem | le problème
- solution | la solution
- events (what happens) | le dénouement
When reading an information book (non-fiction), look at the following features