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Chapter 5 by Mind Map: Chapter 5

1. 5.1 - Plan for Active Reading

1.1. Active reading: highlighting/taking notes

1.1.1. Previewing, marking, reading with concentration, & reviewing

1.2. Mapping

1.2.1. Preview strategy shows relationship between main ideas and details

1.3. Outlining

1.3.1. Read/write learners

1.4. Flash cards

1.4.1. Potable test questions

1.5. Marking

1.5.1. Helps focus when reading

1.5.1.1. Read/think before you mark

1.6. Reviewing

1.6.1. Look through assigned reading again

1.7. Reading w/ concentration

1.7.1. Quiet place, no electronics, blocks of time, goals, physical activity, engage, understand words.

2. 5.2 - Strategies for Reading Textbooks

2.1. Foreword

2.1.1. endorsement of book

2.2. Introduction

2.2.1. reviews books overall contents

2.3. Textbook are not equal

2.3.1. disciplines: areas of study

2.3.2. Primary sources: original research

2.4. Math

2.4.1. Symbols, few words

2.4.2. Formulas

2.4.3. Do the practice problems

2.5. Science

2.5.1. Appendixes: material at the end of book

2.5.2. Outline format

2.5.3. Skim material

2.6. Social science

2.6.1. special terms

2.6.2. research and theories

2.6.3. facts, examples, opinions

2.7. Supplementary material

2.7.1. research papers

2.7.2. abstract: paragraph length summary

3. 5.3 Improving your reading

3.1. Monitoring your reading

3.1.1. clarify main points

3.2. Developing your vocab

3.2.1. Write unfamiliar terms down

3.2.2. think: context

3.2.3. word's part

3.2.4. glossary or dictionary

3.2.5. Use new words

3.3. When you fall behind

3.3.1. add study time

3.3.2. join study group

3.3.3. ask for help

3.3.4. talk to instructor

3.4. English is not first language

3.4.1. idioms: phrases that cannot be understood from meaning

4. Tech Tip

4.1. pros

4.1.1. light

4.1.2. buy online

4.1.3. sharable

4.1.4. adjust text

4.2. cons

4.2.1. expensive

4.2.2. can break