Reading Skills: Strategies for Following Directions


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Why is the reading skill of following directions important?

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1. Location, negative, and descriptive words are important in a set of directions because _____.

2. The second reading of a set of directions _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will find out what you know about reading and following directions. Areas you will be tested on include the importance of reading skills and what the second reading of directions accomplishes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Purpose of the second reading of directions
  • Significance of location, negative and descriptive words in directions
  • The goal of text features in directions
  • How techniques such as highlighting and underlining helps while reading
  • The importance of reading directions

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the goal of text features in directions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the significance of location, negative and descriptive words in directions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on reading and following directions

Additional Learning

You have the chance to explore the related lesson titled Reading Skills: Strategies for Following Directions, to help you learn more about this topic. The lesson helps you achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand what is meant by the phrase following directions
  • Recall how previewing and skimming helps
  • Learn about how the proper use of tools is important
  • Explain the specific types of words that are used in directions