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Reading Comprehension: One Paragraph Reading Passages

Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE?

The Initial Reading of a multi-paragraph passage is identical to that of a single paragraph passage. 

Incorrect.

The above statement is FALSE. The Initial Reading in each case is different although the principles are similar.

In both Initial Reading processes we wish to save time and read only what is necessary in order to:

1) Get the main idea of the passage
2) Map the passage so we can later locate information within it

When facing multi-paragraph reading passages, the Initial Reading includes:

- Reading the first few sentences of the first paragraph and extracting the main idea
- Reading the first sentence of each following paragraph

However, the Initial Reading of passages which are made of one paragraph only includes:

- Reading the first few sentences of the passage and extracting the main idea
- Scanning the passage for structural words/phrases which will indicate the beginning of a subsection within the passage

You're right!

The Initial Reading in each case is different although the principles are similar.

In both Initial Reading processes we wish to save time and read only what is necessary in order to:

1) Get the main idea of the passage
2) Map the passage so we can later locate information within it

When facing multi-paragraph reading passages, the Initial Reading includes:

- Reading the first few sentences of the first paragraph and extracting the main idea
- Reading the first sentence of each following paragraph

However, the Initial Reading of passages which are made of one paragraph only includes:

- Reading the first few sentences of the passage and extracting the main idea 
- Scanning the passage for structural words/phrases which will indicate the beginning of a subsection within the passage

The correct answer is FALSE.

The Initial Reading in each case is different although the principles are similar. In both Initial Reading processes we wish to save time and read only what is necessary in order to:

1) Get the main idea of the passage
2) Map the passage so we can later locate information within it

When facing multi-paragraph reading passages, the Initial Reading includes:

- Reading the first few sentences of the first paragraph and extracting the main idea
- Reading the first sentence of each following paragraph

However, the Initial Reading of passages which are made of one paragraph only includes:

- Reading the first few sentences of the passage and extracting the main idea 
- Scanning the passage for structural words/phrases which will indicate the beginning of a subsection within the passage

True
False

I'm not sure