Diagnostic Reading Test

Complete the following assessment of your proficiency in the following areas: identify main ideas and support; vocabulary in context; identify implied main ideas; establish relationship between and among ideas; identify patterns of organization; determine fact versus opinion; state ideas that are inferred: establish purpose and tone. Depending on how you do on the test, you…

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Identifying Main Ideas

  In this course, you will learn strategies to identify main ideas. In the process, you will learn that there are key words that point to the main idea in a paragraph or a passage. In many cases too, writers have a way of putting main ideas at certain locations in the text, and you…

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