Reading technique: Skimming and scanning

What we did in class, today – After discussing the reading technique of skimming and scanning, students played The Big Scan game and did a timed Achieve3000 Activity. Bibi and Dalal in Section 6 were the winners of The Big Scan competition. Talal in Section 55 tied with Aziz Al-T. and Abdullah B., so all three are winners of The Big Scan competition.


  • Read at least three Achieve3000 articles and do the corresponding Activities before midnight on Friday, Nov. 21.
  • If you want to participate in this week’s vocabulary competition, read as many Achieve3000 articles as you can and complete the corresponding Activities with a score of 75 or above.

What we will do in class on Monday, Nov. 24 – We will write, revise, and edit Essay 4 in class. Time limit is 50 minutes.

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