When you pick up a book to do some light reading, an assignment, or some quick pleasure reading, how much do you actually comprehend? Do you zoom through the book hoping for it to be over as soon as…
When you're reading, it's important to ask yourself questions. Some questions can be:
What is the author saying?
What does this mean for me?
What are the implications of this?
Why are questions important?
Asking yourself questions will help you to better engage with the material. It will also help you to remember what you've read and to understand it better.
Then, after you've finished reading, take some time to reflect on what you've read. What did you learn? What are your thoughts on the subject? What questions do you still have?
Writing down your thoughts on the material will help you to solidify your understanding of it. And, if you share your reflections with others, you may get some helpful feedback.
. Here are some questions to ask yourself while you're reading, and afterwards:
- What are the author's main points?
- What evidence or examples does the author use to support those points?
- How does this book or article compare to others on the same topic?
- What are your own thoughts and reactions to the material?
- How can you use what you've learned?
Asking questions is a great way to ensure that you're getting the most out of your reading. Afterwards, it can help you solidify your understanding and recall of the material. So next time you're reading, make a point to ask yourself some questions and see how it goes!