Reading Skills Handouts

Reading basics 

Before you dive into that textbook, article, or novel, take a moment to orient yourself to your reading task with three important pre-reading tasks: determining your purpose, previewing, and pace setting.

Using graphic organizers 

If you’re a visual learner, this handout will give your visual brain a number of graphic organizer models that you can use to organize your learning material.

Reading links

Follow these links for resources on reading more effectively and efficiently. Each of these sites offers learning resources appropriate for college-level learners. Please note that neither SPU nor the Center for Learning is responsible for content on the following pages.

“Wise Men and women are always learning, always listening for fresh insights.”
Proverbs 18:15
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The Writing Center

The Writing Center is now located in the Ames Library, room 103, and they are ready to assist you in all aspects of the writing process. No appointment needed!

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