Role: person/thing that you are/will become. who are you?
Audience: people who will read the finished product. who are you writing to?
Format: way that writing is going to be done. what format are you writing in?
Topic: what will the writing discuss? what are you writing about?
Survey: read introductions, heading, subheadings, charts, graphs, summaries, skim over reading.
Questions: turn headings into questions, read study questions, ask your own questions.
Read: carefully & thoroughly. concentrate. answer your questions while reading.
Recite: try to answer questions in own words. say important parts out loud. jot down key notes.
Relate: easier & more enjoyable if relate to something meaningful.
Review: re-read material, notes, skim back over, etc. so you don't forget.
"Head": problem, summary, etc.
"Spine": main idea.
"Who, did what, when, where, how, why" on diagonal/slanted lines.
Details stemming off of slanted lines.
use sticky notes to document, recall, ask questions
keep it short, color code, etc.
it will keep you actively engaged, make it easier to find pages & remember main ideas
GIST: Generating Interaction between Schemata & Text
general meaning/purpose of text.
mark text w ideas that will aid in writing a concise summary
write a SHORT summary, no more than 20 words.
diagram depicting relationships between concepts & ideas. uses boxes, circles, arrows, etc.