| S kim
the text for words you do not understand.
"I will skim the first section in the
chapter on defenses against infectious disease. I will circle words
that I don't know."
"The words I circled are:"
| W rite
the unknown words on one side of the note cards.
"I will write each of these words on the
front of a note card."
o back and write the definitions
for the terms on the other sides of the cards.
"I'm going to read the text around the
unknown words. I will try to find the definitions through content
clues. Then I will write the definitions on the backs of the note
cards. From reading the text around the word homeostasis, I found
the definition of this word."
"I couldn't figure out all of the definitions, so I will look in
the glossary to get the other definitions. The glossary had pathogens
and capillaries defined. I will write the definition on the back
of each note card."
"I still couldn't find the definition of duct so I will use the
dictionary to find out what it means. Then I will write it on the
back of the card."
reate two piles of cards.
"I understand some of the words and their definitions
now, so I will put them in one pile. I couldn't find the definition
of intercellular. I will keep it in a separate pile so I can remember
to ask my teacher about that definition."