6 Skim the a b s t r a c t, t o p i c sentences, int r o d u c t i o n, conclusion, k e yheadings or chapter headingsobserve any d i a g r a m s, pictures or g r a p h s(overview, context, clues)
7 Read 1 Read the article in one sitting (Chunk it into sections/chapters if it isa whole book)2 Go over (read again, examine) any parts you are not quite sure of.3 Look up the words you do not understand.
9 Study First version: Study the first version: showing areas you have understoodshowing areas you are not sure ofStudy the first version:discover the gaps in your knowledgerefer back to the source materialfill in any of these gaps
10 Personalise use colours & symbols comment and question: relationships implicationsalternative approaches - usefulnesspersonal experience - clarity
11 Using your mind map to help with learning: address all the questions you have raisedkeep returning to your map with answers