ACTIVE READING
Step 1: Print Having a paper copy of your sources is always a good idea.  You have it to fall back on if you can...
Step 2: Chunk the Text Check out the format.  How is the source organized?  Are there subheadings? Bold text?...
Step 3: Read andUnderline/Highlight/Circle Read with a pen/highlighter in your hand. Underline/highlight anything th...
Step 4: Make Notes Left margin: Summary  What is the author saying?  Put important points in your own words. ...
Step 5: Take Notes Begin to organize your thoughts as a result of reading your articles/Web sites. What matters?...
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Pop culturecritics activereading

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Pop culturecritics activereading

  • 1. ACTIVE READING
  • 2. Step 1: Print Having a paper copy of your sources is always a good idea.  You have it to fall back on if you can’t find it later.  You can mark it up and make notes on it.
  • 3. Step 2: Chunk the Text Check out the format.  How is the source organized?  Are there subheadings? Bold text? Number paragraphs. Label parts of the source.  Group paragraphs together to determine parts of the article.
  • 4. Step 3: Read andUnderline/Highlight/Circle Read with a pen/highlighter in your hand. Underline/highlight anything that helps you answer your question.
  • 5. Step 4: Make Notes Left margin: Summary  What is the author saying?  Put important points in your own words. Right margin: Dig deeper  Ask questions about the text.  Think about what the writer is doing (describing, illustrating, etc.)
  • 6. Step 5: Take Notes Begin to organize your thoughts as a result of reading your articles/Web sites. What matters? What can you say in response to what you’ve read?

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