Compare Characters - Sec
Context Clues
Creative Debate
Directed Reading
Thinking Activities
Discussion Web
Final Word
Frayer Model
Key Quotes
KWL - Ele
KWL - Sec
Learning Log
Predictions - Compare
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Predictions, Making- Sec
Proposition Support
Q &A Relationships
Reading Ques. Strat.
Response Journal
Story Mapping
Think Aloud Ques.
Venn Diagram
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Internet Academy Resources

SQ3R: Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review

What is SQ3R?

SQ3R is a very effective way to understand and remember what you have read.

How will SQ3R help me read better?

  • SW3R prepares you for reading
  • Helps you prepare questions about your reading.
  • Helps you answer the questions you have made for your reading.

How would I use SQ3R in my classes?

  • SQ3R gives purpose to your reading. It helps you
    • Have an idea of what you need to know before you begin reading.
    • Pick up on important parts when you come to them.
    • Remember what you have read.

How does SQ3R work?

SQ3R stands for Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review

S - When you Survey what you are reading, you

  • Think about the title.
  • Think about what you know about the subject.
  • Glance over what you are about to read.
  • Look at the graphics and illustrations.
  • Read the first paragraph.
  • Read the last paragraph or summary.

Q - When you Question what you are reading, you

  • Turn the title into a question.
  • Write down any questions you have about your survey.
  • Turn all headings, subheading, graphics, and illustrations into questions.
  • Write down unfamiliar vocabulary.

3 Rís - Read, Recite and Review

When you Read, you

  • Search for answers to the questions you have written.
  • Respond to questions and use context clues for unfamiliar words.
  • React to unclear passages, confusing terms, and questionable statements by generating additional questions.

When you Recite, you

  • Say what you read to check comprehension and to utilize information.
  • Look away from the answers and the book to recall what was read.
  • Recite answers to questions aloud or in writing.
  • Reread for unanswered questions.

When you Review, you

  • Reread your notes to recall major points.
  • Use quizzes to study for major tests.
  • Use skimming and scanning techniques to refresh memory.