Link to things you already know about this topic; connect to similar things in your experience.
2. Making good choices
Know your strengths and weaknesses and choose your books accordingly.
Make some quick guesses about what you'll be reading.
Ask questions to give your reading purpose and direction.
5. Reading with the right level of detail
Change your reading style based on what you're reading.
6. Monitoring comprehension
Stop! Pay attention! Do you understand what you're reading?
7. Fixing broken comprehension
If you don't understand what you're reading, don't just sit there.DO SOMETHING TO SOLVETHE PROBLEM!
8. Developing fluency
Read smoothly and with expression; group words into chunks of meaning.
Picture the scene in your mind.
10. Manipulating information
Summarize, categorize, prioritize, synthesize and organize information on your mental hard drive.
11. Going below the surface
Look beyond the words. Why are things happening? What could it mean?
12. Building vocabulary
The more words you know, the more you'll understand of what you read.
13. Navigating text
Learn where to find everything you need in your book.