College ExpectationsA reading assignment can mean…Learn the material on the assigned pages and be ready for a quiz.Make note of the material on the assigned pages you don’t understand and ask questions in class.Begin learning this concept so you’ll be prepared for lecture or class discussion.Know this material for an upcoming class activity.
Reading StrategiesActive ReadingPSAR
Active ReadingBe active, not passive!Highlighting and underlining are passive reading techniques since neither require you to interact with the text or make sense of it. You’re merely marking in your book.Active reading requires the reader to make notes, also known as annotations.Every time you read you should have a pen or pencil in hand. Reading isn’t just an activity for your eyes!
Active ReadingBe active, not passive!One active reading method is PSAR: Prepare, Survey, Annotate, Review