There are many options for marking text and taking notes while reading. Choices you make will depend on your background with a subject, your learning style, your purpose, and your time.
Mark Directly on the Text:
Use a Separate Document or Medium:
Cornell Style: Take notes on the right two-thirds of the page. List key words in the left column. Summarize the entire page in the space at the bottom.
Make Flashcards: Transfer information to index cards or electronic flashcards for easy drilling.
Create a Graphic Organizer:
Dictate: Record important points or passages as audio files.
Generate Your Own Q&A: Formulate questions from headings and key words before you begin. Then seek answers as you read.
Here are few tips to follow:
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