In our efforts to save time, we often neglect critical first steps, sacrificing reading efficiency and comprehension for a few extra minutes. Sometimes called previewing or pre-reading, the steps we take before reading can help us read more quickly and efficiently (think: less re-reading), improve understanding, and sustain focus.
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Comment, Critical Reading for Analysis and Comparison
Triple Entry NotebookThe triple entry notebook template below is a simple, organized way to practice active reading. Keeping a triple entry notebook ensures that we take the time to cycle through these three stages as we read.
Triple Entry Notebook Template (Word)
Triple Entry Notebook Template (PDF)
Triple Entry Notebook Template - Example (PDF)
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