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Effective reading skills: Working through an example

Find ways to make notes for researching

Working through an example

Read, highlight and annotate strategy-

1. Read the text and highlight information that is relevant to your research question.

2. Make annotations or side notes to summarise information or make notes to yourself.

3. Make a summary of the text to ensure you understand what you have read.

Example of highlight, annotate and summarise

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