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R1
R2
R3

100

The main idea and major supporting points
What is a summary?

100

What? How? Why?
What are the question starters?

100

Reading one section at a time
What is "chunking"?

100

The second "R" in SQ3R
What is "recite"?

100

The third "R" in SQ3R
What is "review"?

200

Helpful in knowing what the author wants you to learn from the reading
What are end-of-chapter questions?

200

To give yourself a reason for reading
What is the purpose of developing questions?

200

AFTER you have read a section (not while you are reading)
What is the best time to take notes?

200

To express the ideas in different words
What is "paraphrase"?

200

What the reader does during the third "R" step of SQ3R
What is "study his/her notes and annotation"?

300

The part of a book which defines selected vocabulary
What is a glossary?

300

What you change into questions
What are headings and subheadings?

300

What you should underline
What are the main ideas and major supporting points?

300

To check your comprehension; to check you understood what you read
What is the reason you recite?

300

A better strategy than "cramming" just before a test and studying in one long session
What is studying for shorter periods over several days?

400

What you should study prior to the reading since they help you "see" the ideas you will read about
What are visual aids?

400

Because you can't answer your question
What is the reason you go back and "reread" a section?

400

Writing directly in the text and in the margins in order to identify key ideas
What is annotation?

400

The logic the writer uses to put ideas in order; an aid to help the reader remember ideas
What is the pattern of organization?

400

70% of the student's time compared to 30%
What is the percentage of time a student should study reading notes compared to the time he/she spends doing the reading

500

Background knowledge
What is schema?

500

Textbook chapters
What type of reading material is SQ3R designed for?

500

So you don't distract yourself or lower your comprehension
What is the reason you wait until after reading a section before you take notes?

500

Interacting with the text, surveying, predicting, questioning, taking notes, annotating, paraphrasing, summarizing. Getting involved with the ideas!
What is "active reading"?

500

Immediately after reading something
What is the time when most forgetting occurs?