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To observe the layout of something and get an idea of how it is constructed. Glance through the topic headings
and try to get an overview of the reading
As you survey the text, ask a question for each section Ask what, why, how, when, who and where questions as they relate to the content Create questions: Turn the title, headings or subheadings into questions. Rewrite the questions at the end of the chapter or after each subheading in your own words.
Get an idea of what the chapter is about by reviewing the highlights Read the title, headings and subheadings. Notice words that are italicized or bold. Look at charts, graphs, pictures, maps and other visual material. Read captions. Read the very beginning and end of the chapter.
SQ3R (“Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review.”) - helps make reading and studying purposeful and effective
Begin to read for deeper understanding Read one section of the chapter at a time Actively looking for an answer to your question for that section Bold and italicized text that authors use to make important points Read reflectively Be sure to review everything in the section - Including tables, graphs and illustrations
After completing the chapter, review your notes Identify the main points by looking for the most important idea in each section. Review your notes for an overview the chapter Go back to review your questions, and see if you can answer them all easily. If not, go back and review the survey and the reading steps.
At the end of each section, look up from the text and in your own words recite an answer to your question for that section. And try to recite the answer to your question, using your own words and examples Read and answer aloud to yourself Great learning strategy for auditory learners