**Read Assignments BEFORE class**
Read the Chapter Title
Read the Introduction and Summary
Read all Headings
Look at Key Words
Read the Assignment - make notes as you read
Review - go back over your pre-reading strategies
Note any questions you have before class - if not answered by class presentation, ask the instructor.
Review again after material is presented - re-write your notes. Do you understand the material?
Reference: Meltzer, M. & Palau, S. (1993). Reading and study strategies for nursing students. Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company.