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 you a variety of visual 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.

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