How To Read And Not Forget

Do you get to the bottom of a page and realize you’ve been daydreaming? It happens to everybody at some point or another: you’ve got too little time or too little interest to spend another minute with a book. Fortunately, learning to read smartly and take good notes will make the reading a whole lot easier, faster, and much more fun.

Practice these steps below and you will see that improvement is not far from you.

1.Eliminate distractions.

2.Skim first and then read closely.

3.Picture what you’re reading

4.Read out loud.

5.Look up any words, locations, or ideas you don’t recognize.

6.Take breaks.

7.Write a few sentences of summary at the bottom of each page.

8.Write down questions that you have about what you read.

9.Think of open-ended questions to explore the reading.

10.Get together with friends or classmates and discuss the reading.


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