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Reading & Study Strategies

Study Smarter Not Longer

Creating Outlines

Creating an outline for a textbook chapter

 Captures the main points and significant supporting points

  • Look for Headings and Subheadings as you skim through the chapter
  • Look at charts, tables, and graphs
  • Add more details and examples during class as you take notes

What are the key terms, facts, and ideas being presented?

  • Look for different print like bold or italics

Additional Resources:

Organizing Claims Into an Outline (video)