GC116 – Readscan – Chapter Preview Scanning Tool (Reading Journal)
GC116-S3 – Chapter Preview Scan – In a three-step process, for reading notetaking purposes, individually, with a partner or small group, Alexa or Instructor will lead students to skim the table of contents, appendix, glossary and references. Then, scan the headlines, italics, bullets, icons, color-coding or pictures. Next, students will read and summarize the introductory paragraphs and end of the chapter paragraphs on the front and back of an index card or sheet of paper, folded vertically. Then, students will be directed to use remaining index cards to note each key points on the front and or details, examples and illustrations on the back as they read.