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Quick Tips for Textbook Notes

  • Examine the chapter noting subheadings, graphics, vocabulary, summary sections, and questions

  • Use a standard-sized notebook with ample paper and pockets for handouts

  • Use margin notes rather than highlighting

  • Create questions using the subheadings or paragraph topic sentences

Check these sites for more Textbook Notes Tips

Textbook Notes

Homework Center Study Skills: Reading Textbooks

Reading and Understanding Texts

Increasing Textbook Reading Comprehension by Using SQ3R

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