Closely Reading Nonfiction
To read closely, remember SQ3R—Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review.
Survey, question, and read.
Use these instructions to closely read the following essay. Make a copy of this Google doc or download a Word template.
- Survey the text: Highlight the title, author, and headings.
- Question the topic and purpose: Write comments on the document.
- Read the text: Underline the focus statement and topic sentences.
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