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Textbook Study Strategies

TABLE OF CONTENTS Textbook Study Skills

Textbook Study Method Inventory

Previewing a Textbook

Anatomy of a Textbook

Survey Sheet for Textbook

Study System

SQ4R Study Formula

Surveying a Textbook Chapter

Maximize Comprehension by Marking Your Texts

How to Mark a Section of a Textbook Chapter

Mode and Strategy for Reading Different Materials

Reading Flexibility

Organizational Patterns of Paragraphs

An Effective Textbook Study Strategy

Clues to Finding the Main Idea in Textbooks and Articles

Taking Lecture Notes: The Cornell Method

The Cornell Notetaking System Diagramed and Explained

How to Read and Study Medical Texts

How to Read Effectively in the Sciences

Reading College Level Materials


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