Produced by Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme, this activity revisits the skim reading skills developed earlier in the series. It requires students to think about what makes a title useful and how to write titles themselves.

Students consider what the purpose of a title is and why an author may write a catchy title that does not reflect what the article is about. They then go on to think about what constituents go into a good title and to formulate their own titles for a number of articles.

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