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Unformatted text preview: or (stuff in parentheses), or bold faced words . 4) Phrases that indicate a point in time, or more than one, or comparing things, example, x years later, before the, after the, also 5) Overall, the old standard who, what, when, where and why (and I might add, how) is a good way of considering what is important in a reading. Not all those points may be present but hopefully it makes sense that if a reading is discussing important people (who), things or events (what), chronology of events (when), important places (where), reasons for things (why) and finally how something happens (how, duh) are all important parts of a reading. Its your task to figure out which of these elements are present in any reading. 6) Refer to Appendix 4 in our syllabus for more tips on reading chapters and books....
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