Chapter 1: Reading your World – A Mindset for Learning

chapter written by Dan Curtis-Cummins

with contributions by Esther Chan and Karen Weiderholdt of the SFSU English Department

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Chapter Learning Objectives

  1. Engagement in Active Learning: Introduce how this textbook and classroom activities will engage students in active learning as they read, to engage students with interactive experiences during the process of learning and reading.
  2. Openness, Flexibility: Prepare your mindset to be flexible and open to new reading and writing situations in college; reinforce the growth mindset model and prepare students with strategies to control their reading and writing growth
  3. Responsibility, Metacognition: To reflect on your own learning styles and build strategies for reading and writing based on your individual learning process.


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