Chapter 5: Reading to Learn From College Textbooks

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1. 5.1- A Plan for Active Reading

1.1. Previewing

1.1.1. First look at the assigned reading before actually reading the content.

1.1.1.1. Mapping

1.1.1.1.1. Visual

1.1.1.1.2. Draw a wheel or branch diagram to show relationships between main ideas and smaller ideas inside the main ideas.

1.1.1.1.3. Helps to make connections to what you already know about the subject.

1.1.1.1.4. Main idea goes in the center of a wheel. Secondary ideas go on "spokes" of the wheel.

1.1.1.1.5. Main idea goes to top/beginning of branch. Secondary ideas go on branches.

1.1.1.2. Outlining/Listing

1.1.1.2.1. Read/Write

1.1.1.3. Creating Flashcards

1.1.1.3.1. Portable Test Questions

1.2. Strategies for Reading and Marking Your Textbook

1.3. Reviewing

1.4. Reading with Concentration

2. 5.2- Strategies for Reading Textbooks

2.1. Math Texts

2.2. Science Texts

2.3. Social Science and Humanities Texts

2.4. Supplementary Material

3. 5.3- Improving Your Reading

3.1. Monitoring Your Reading

3.2. Developing Your Vocabulary

3.3. What to do When You Fall Behind on Your Reading

3.4. If English Is Not Your First Language