NOTE-MAKING. Skim Read. Read the headings and sub headings Read the first paragraph or introduction in full Read the topic sentences (first sentence of the paragraph) Look for keywords Look at illustrations and captions Read conclusion or summaries in full
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It helps to know how a paragraph structured…….
Each paragraph (other than the introductory ones) is made up of 3 parts.
1. Topic Sentence
Main idea, point or argument
Make note of only the important facts
Details, examples and facts
that support the main idea.
Record the main conclusions the author makes
3. Final Evidence
a summary and explains the connection of this paragraph to the main theme of the article
Colourless, solid, easily broken
Floats on water
Can crack pipes
Becomes ice at 0oC
Ice is simply frozen water. It is colourless and solid, but easily broken. Ice floats on water and usually has some air in it. As water turns into ice it expands. This can cause water pipes to crack. The cracks may not be noticed until the ice melts and the water leaks out. Water freezes at a temperature of 0oC.
Hyena – nocturnal
Only tip of iceberg is visible
Jupiter – 12 year orbit
A fantastic deal! This apartment has everything a person could want. The two bedrooms are large and sunny – great for plant lovers. There is a living room that was once used as a study by the inventor of the bathtub. You can eat in the huge kitchen. Candlelight dinners are a must in the cozy dinning room. A fully tiled bathroom, designed by Sam of the Ritz completes this palace. The whole thing goes for only $300 a month. Heat costs a little extra, about $100 a month, but only in the winter months Call …….
When people talk of the pyramids they often think of the Egyptian pyramids. However, pyramids are found both in Egypt, where they are 4-sided triangles with a point at the top, and The Americas (Peru, Hondurus and Mexico), where they look the same but with the top sliced off, making them flat topped.
The Egyptian pyramids were built in about 2700BCE and they were used as tombs for the pharaohs who died. In the Americas they were first built in 1200BCE and were used both as tombs and as platforms for temples and palaces.
The Great Pyramid at Giza, near Cairo is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. An example in Mexico is the Pyramid of the Sun near Mexico City.
First built in 2700 BCE
Example: The Great Pyramid at Giza
Tombs for dead pharoahs
Mexico, Hondurus + Peru
Example: Pyramid of the Sun in Mexico City
Tombs and platforms for palaces and temples
First built in 1200BCE
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