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'The Big Scan game': Skimming and Scanning
A great resource for teaching students the rules of skimming and scanning.
Learn how to skim and scan text with these English skills resources, videos and games designed for adults who want to improve their literacy skills, as well as basic skills tutors and teachers.
Sometimes you can find the central idea even with limited time! Skimming and scanning are great skills to develop. Watch the brief video then play the "Big Scan Game" at the bottom!
Reading skills such as skimming and scanning are used to locate a selection of items in this fun scavenger hunt. Absolutely any newspaper can be used. A fun activity that kids love!