Unit 12: Strategies for Reading

Quebec Literacy Working Group (QLWG) Skills for Life Series

Essential reading strategies are provided in this unit so that you may feel more at ease handling reading assignments. You are encouraged to practice reading as often as possible in order to develop your skills. Moreover, basic strategies for reading such as previewing and predicting (before reading), brainstorming (before reading), highlighting and reviewing (while reading), using context clues (while reading), and questioning (after reading) are emphasized.