Match the items on the left to the boxes on the right.
Objects to move
Read the table of contents or chapter overview to preview the main ideas.
Read the title
Read the entire introductory paragraph and then the first and last sentence only of each following paragraph.
If there are sub-headings, read each one, looking for relationships between them.
Stop and quickly read the sentences containing keywords in bold, underlined or in italics.
When you think you have found something important, read the entire sentence carefully.
Read the final paragraph completely.
Read chapter summaries when provided.
Keep in mind at all times what it is you are looking for.
Analyse the organisation of the content before you start.
Let your eyes run over several lines at a time until you find the word or information you are looking for.
When you find the keyword/sentence that has the information you want, read the surrounding material carefully.
Steps in skimming an article
Steps in scanning