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 you a variety of visual models that you can use to organize your learning material.
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