Here are some great reading skills websites:
|Effective reading - study skills online||
Test your reading speed and learn to read faster.
Some more very useful reading strategies.
|Improving your reading in different subject areas||
Some ideas for improving reading in the areas of science, math, history, geography and literature.
|Reading faster||Basic overview of how and why you should read more quickly.|
|Skimming and scanning|
|What is skimming and scanning?||
Very clear explanations of the difference between skimming and scanning.
|'Skimming quiz'||Good skimming quiz.|
|'Scanning quiz'||Good scanning quiz from the same website.|
|Scanning game||Can you find out who killed Angela Spelling?|
|Skimming exercise||Can you find the main ideas fast? Some great skimming practice from the University of Victoria.|
|Scanning exercise||How about details? Similarly good scanning practise from the University of Victoria.|