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Reading Skills

The resources below will give students the opportunity to practice essential reading skills such as determining the meaning of vocabulary in context, finding the main idea of a reading passage, and making accurate inferences.


 Vocabulary in Context


Students will practice using clues in context to better understand new vocabulary.


 Main Idea


These resources will teach students how to find the main idea.


 Supporting Details


This information will show students a technique for locating supporting details in a reading passage.


 Relationships/Patterns of Organization


Read this information to discover the types of transition words that are used to show relationships between sentences and paragraphs.




Read this information to discover some helpful tips for making accurate inferences.

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For more information contact the Learning Commons by phone (850) 201-8193 or e-mail

7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Mon - Thu
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fri

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