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2. In the 5 P Reading System, which step includes looking for the big picture of main ideas?
Weegy: How to Find the Main Idea Summarize the Passage After you've read the passage, summarize it in one sentence that includes the gist of ever idea from the paragraph. [ A good way to do this is to pretend you have just ten words to tell someone what the passage was about. You'd have to think broadly, so you could included every detail in just a short statement. Look for Repetition of Ideas If you read through a paragraph and you have no idea how to summarize it because there is so much information, start looking for repeated words, phrases, ideas or similar ideas. Read this example paragraph: A new hearing device uses a magnet to hold the detachable sound-processing portion in place. Like other aids, it converts sound into vibrations. But it is unique in that it can transmit the vibrations directly to the magnet and then to the inner ear. This produces a clearer sound. The new device will not help all hearing-impaired people - only those with a hearing loss caused by infection or some other problem in the middle ear. It will probably help no more than 20 percent of all people with hearing problems. Those people who have persistent ear infections, however, should find relief and restored hearing with the new device. What idea does this paragraph consistently repeat? A new hearing device. What's the point about this idea? A new hearing device is now available for some hearing-impaired people. And there is the main idea. ] User: The “S” in the SQ3R Reading System stands for (More)
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One of the first steps in becoming a Peak Performer is: (Points : 2)
Weegy: Becoming a peak performer—regardless of our profession—is something we should all strive for. To accomplish this, we need to master the tools we use in our day-to-day work lives. [ There is no tool used more than the telephone, so improving your abilities on the telephone is critical to achieving optimal performance. The reality is that there really are some simple techniques you can use to boost your performance! ] (More)
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The amount of time one can remain focused on the task at hand, such as reading. (Points : 2)
Weegy: The attention span for this level is very brief, with a maximum span, without any lapse at all, that may be as short as 8 seconds.[2] This level of attention is attracted by a ringing telephone, or other unexpected occurrence. [ After a few seconds, it is likely that the person will look away, return to a previous task, or think about something else. Sustained attention is the level of attention that produces the consistent results on a task over time. If the task is handling fragile objects, such as hand-washing delicate crystal glasses, then a person showing sustained attention will stay on task and will not break any dishes, but a person who loses focus may break a glass or may stop washing the dishes to do something else. Most healthy teenagers and adults are unable to sustain attention on one thing for more than about 20 minutes at a time, although they can choose repeatedly to re-focus on the same thing.[2] This ability to renew attention permits people to "pay attention" to things that last for more than a few minutes, such as long movies. Attention span, as measured by sustained attention, or the time spent continuously on task, varies with age. Older children are capable of longer periods of attention than younger children.[3] For time-on-task measurements, the type of activity used in the test affects the results, as people are generally capable of a longer attention span when they are doing something that they find enjoyable or intrinsically motivating.[2] Attention is also increased if the person is able to perform the task fluently, compared to a person who has difficulty performing the task, or to the same person when he or she is just learning the task. Fatigue, hunger, noise, and emotional stress reduce time on task. Common estimates for sustained attention to a freely chosen task range from about five minutes for a two-year-old child, to a maximum of around 20 minutes in older children and adults.[2] After losing attention from a ... (More)
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It the topic of a book is one that interest you, you can stay focus for a long period of time. Some people can finish a book of over a hundred pages in a few hours time if it is a book that interests them.
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The general schedule of all important assignments and appointments for all the weeks in an academic term is the: (Points : 2)
Weegy: I don't have enough information to answer this question. (More)
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