Video title: The More You Know - Betty White: PSA on Literacy
Search terms: the more you know Betty White
Topic(s): Reading, developing vocabulary
Time (of video): 0:48
Posted by: NBC
Date posted: December 19, 2014
Video description: Betty White encourages reading to improve your knowledge.
Question/writing prompt: How does reading improve your vocabulary? Select one word you learned from a recent textbook reading assignment and define it.
The More You Know! Objective: Students understand the importance of reading.
Betty White tells us that the more we read, the more we know and the better we do.
- Most students are aware of the importance of reading. Ask them how often they read and why. This can be reading assignments or pleasure reading.
- Ask students whether they think that the way they read assignments is effective for remembering material.
- Pair with the video on active reading to encourage the use of proven college reading strategies.