After a brief overview, I walk the class through the SQ4R method using a chapter from an online biology book.

How many of you would like to improve your textbook reading skills and comprehension?

Today we will explore the SQ4R reading method. There are many variations, this is the one I chose for today, but feel free to google "textbook reading" and explore other methods.

SQ4R diagram

Online Biology Book

Other SQ4R links.

-Handout adapted from the Butler University Learning Resource Center