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127 skimming and scanning

Skimming & Scanning

Reading in English

Beg – Low Int

In this lesson, students learn how to skim and scan short, real‑world readings to find general and specific information. They learn about types of visuals, formatting, and keywords to look for. Includes assessment.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 3+ hours
  • 14 pages
Audio

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Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • writing
  • vocabulary review
  • guided practice
  • assessment
Vocabulary
  • strategy
  • skim
  • general
  • scan
  • specific