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How Can I Pay Attention When I'm Reading?
 
Each statement below describes a simple strategy for improving reading concentration.

Read each statement.

Click on the number of the strategies that could help you.

 
Read where friends, music, noise, etc. will not be distracting.

 
Read when you are alert.

 
Limit reading sessions to realistic amounts of time/pages.

 
Switch back and forth from reading to other study activities or tasks.

 
Turn chapter headings/subheadings into questions.  Then search for answers.

 
Mark text information that answers the questions. Be an active reader.

 
Pause frequently to summarize/restate ideas. Use your own words.

 
 

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