Presentation on theme: "1 Textbook Reading. 2 Why Read Textbooks? Do you need to? Access information for: Tests and assignments Final exam Future – it’s your chosen career!"— Presentation transcript:
1. Survey Before you read Scan: Titles Headings Pictures Summaries Chapter Qs 5
6 2. Question Do I just look at it? NO!!!! Activate your prior knowledge Predict direction and content Ask, “what are key concepts?”
7 Asking Questions What do I already know about the information in this chapter? What are the main ideas of this chapter? How can I turn sub-headings into test questions to help me focus my reading? What questions are found in the text that might help me?
8 3. Read Done after surveying Continue to ask questions Read what is important and ignore the rest How? Practice Listen in class Stressed? Repeated?
9 3. Read For comprehension Locate key concepts Re-read Make point-form notes Main ideas (condense) In you own words Definitions