Interview Questions 7. While you are reading, do you have other approach to help you besides predicting, questioning, and clarifying?
8. While reading, do you evaluate yourself? How?
Less Proficient Students S1: Use background knowledge S2: Use background knowledge and concentrate in reading.
Proficient Students S1: Use background knowledge
S2: Use background knowledge.
S3: Use background knowledge. S4 : Hypothesize
S5: Summarize the content of
S3 : Translate into Thai
S4: Reread when I do not understand and use my background knowledge. S5: Use background knowledge
which relate to the passage.
Use background knowledge, summarize hypothesize the content of the passage and concentrate while reading.
S1: Yes. I check my understanding, how well I comprehend the passage. S2: Yes. I asked myself
S1: Yes. I summarize the content of text.
S2: Yes. I reread the passage
whether I got main idea of the passage and whether I understood the passage. S3: Yes. I try summarize the content of the passage to see whether I comprehend the passage
S4: Yes but not fix.
S5: Yes. I always ask myself while reading. If I do not comprehend the passage, I reread id.
unless I understand the passage.
S3: Yes. I check my understanding of the content and how many words I know the meaning. If I do not comprehend the text. I reread the passage. S4: Yes. I reread the passage if I do not understand. S5: Yes. I summarize and reread the text.
Conclusion: All students evaluate themselves while they are reading. They check their understanding by summarizing. If they do not comprehend the passage, they reread it.