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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

http://www.infoplease.com/homework/studyskills3.html
 

Reading and Understanding Texts

http://www.coun.uvic.ca/learn/read.html
 

Increasing Textbook Reading Comprehension by Using SQ3R

http://www.ucc.vt.edu/lynch/TextbookReading.htm

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