SQ3R Reading Strategy

SQ3R is a reading strategy that can be used in all content areas to help students comprehend text. It helps make reading purposeful and meaningful.  The process is an effective study tool that has students survey the text, question the material, read it, recall it, then review it.  SQ3R gives students the maximum benefit for their time spent reading a text. 


Websites on the SQ3R Strategy:

MindTools - SQ3R: Increasing Your Retention of Written Information


Study Guides and Strategies: The SQ3R Reading Method


College Board for Students - SQ3R: A Reading Technique


SQ3R: A Reading Strategy - PDF


Literacy Strategies: SQ3R - PDF


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