Reading Tips

Reading Tips!

SQ3R


S = Survey or Skim
  • read the title
  • read the introduction
  • read all the headings & subheadings
  • read all the words under pictures, graphs, charts or maps
  • read the summary or review if there is one
  • read the questions at the end of the assignment
  • read any study guide from your teacher

Q = Question
  • turn the title into a question
  • ask questions
  • turn all headings into subheadings
  • ask yourself. "What did my teacher say about this chapter or subject when it was assigned?"
  • ask yourself, "What do I already know about this subject?"
R1 = Read
  • look for answers to questions you raised
  • read all bold, italicized & underlined words
  • reduce your reading speed
  • stop & reread any parts that are unclear


R2 = Recite
  • take notes
  • oral recitation is triple strength learning
  • underline or highlight important parts (if the material is yours)


R3 = Review
  • read written notes or outlines you have made
  • write notes in the margins (if the material is yours)
  • periodically, reread the material
  • frequent review prevents cramming

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