Title, author, publication date
Headings, subheadings, charts, graphs
Lists of information
Questions for class/homework
What’s the author’s argument?
Why is the author writing?
WRITE IN YOUR BOOK
Key points – understand what the text is saying
Important ideas & big concepts
Relationships between concepts
Main idea of each paragraph
Information you need clarified
Potential test questions
3-5 sentence summary at the end
Read first paragraphs (introduction) and last paragraphs
What questions do you have?
Highlight/underline/annotate main ideas
What stands out to you?
How does your reading relate to class discussions?
Different Styles of Reading
Who, what, where, when, wh
Can you write a brief 3-5 sentence summary?
Can you answer initial questions from preview?
What other questions arose during your reading?
What didn’t you understand?
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.