Use the SQ3R Method to Improve Reading Comprehension Survey the materials given you Scan headings, diagrams, titles, summaries, etc. Question Develop questions: What are the main issues? Why are these issues important? What do I need to know to understand the issues? What is the overall takeaway? Read Actively read - read to answer your own questions; monitor your reading comprehension and work to understand one section before moving on the next (may require slowing down and reading more closely); make notes in the margins and more detailed comments in notebooks; locate the main concepts, relationships and examples; relate concepts to previously learned concepts; notice new vocabulary (write it down and define it) Recite Recite answers to your own questions (without looking at your notes); recite answers to questions posed by others (students,
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