Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18Read to Learn To do well in your classes, you must be able to understand and remember the information you read. ReadingTips Have a quiet place to read, good lighting, and a sturdy, comfortable chair. Practice reading at different speeds. For example, in most cases, a science textbook should be read at a slower speed than a novel. Read introductions and summaries carefully. They contain the most important information. If you are reading material that is particularly difficult or important, read it out loud—or take notes as you read. 3 Step Textbook authors use these learning tools to make it easier for you to understand and learn the material they’re presenting. Headings and Subtitles introduce main ideas Bold and Italic Print highlight key terms Pictures and Graphs present information visually Vocabulary Lists introduce new terms Chapter Summaries give you an overview Review Questions test your comprehension To improve your reading comprehension, use all of the “learning tools” the author provides. USE THESE LEARNING TOOLS 10