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Title: Reading to Comprehend and Learn


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Reading to Comprehend and Learn
  • PSQ5R Formula for
  • Reading Papers or Textbooks

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • PSQ5R formula for learning from reading in an
    EFFICIENT MANNER


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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • PSQ5R basic formula

PPurpose SSurvey-Skim QQuestion RRead
Selectively, Recite Reduce-Record
Reflect Review
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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
PPurpose Why are you reading this article or
chapter, and what do you want to get out of it?
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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • SSurvey-Skim
  • Glance over the main features of the piece. Read
    titles, heading, subtitles, summaries,
    conclusions, questions, vocabulary
  • Find the focus or central theme of the text. Ask
    what is it all about?
  • What is the authors perceptive?
  • Should not take more than 2-3 minutes.

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • QQuestion
  • Compose question that you intend to answer.
  • What do I already know about the topic?
  • Make the first heading a questionsomething that
    will help you to focus on when reading. I.e. What
    were.? How do.?

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • RRead Selectively
  • Read to find answers to your questions. The first
    sentence may provide you with the answers.
  • In some instances, you will have to read each
    paragraph carefully to understand the next one.
  • In general look for the ideas, information,
    evidence to fulfill your purpose.

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • RRecite
  • Without looking at the text, recite the answers
    to the questions. Use your own words as much as
    possible.
  • If you are unable to do so, refer back to the
    material.

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • RReduce-Record
  • Make a brief outline of your questions and
    answers.

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • RReflect

To increase comprehension and retention,
elaborate on the new information.
  • This means reflection. View the material from
    several different ways.
  • Compare and contrast the material.
  • Relate one part to another.
  • Connect/association it to prior knowledge and
    experiences.
  • Organize and reorganize the material.

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PSQ5R Textbook Reading Method
  • RReview
  • Go over your notes in the textbook margin or on
    paper and your text book highlights to see the
    material holistically.
  • This helps organize the information and pulls it
    all together.
  • During your review recite the information.
  • Do this review at the end of each week.
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