This extensive website offers study guides in many areas, including Reading Skills. In this section alone you will find the following topics:
This website for students at Salisbury University offers many study skills topics and self-assessments. By specifically clicking on "Reading Textbooks," students will find "Seven Critical Reading Strategies," which include
- Questioning to understand and remember
- Reflecting on challenges to our beliefs and values
- Outlining and summarizing
- Evaluating an argument
- Comparing and contrasting related readings
This practical and well-organized article, downloadable in PDF, explains critical reading, how to look for the author's ways of thinking, and some practical tips for critical reading and critical writing.
This website by TV 411 offers information and interactive activities for reading and using charts and graphs, as well as other reading strategies. Use of this website requires Flash version 7.