An Acronym A Study/Reading Strategy Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review, Research S=Survey Glance over headings, subheadings, underlined, italicized bold printed words or phrases, and/skim the first sentences of paragraphs. Observe charts, graphs, maps, and captions under pictures, summaries, and skimming any questions at the end. Q=Question Turn the title, headings, and/or subheadings, illustrations, and graphic aids into questions. R1=Read Read selectively to answer the questions. Read to search for answer to questions. R2=Recite Recite answers to questions aloud or in writing. Recite key terms and concepts. Take notes from the text but write the information in your own words. R3=Review When you’re done reading, skim back over the chapter, or read your notes. Then check your memory by reciting and quizzing yourself again. Make frequent review a key part of your study habits. R4=Research Use other sources (textbooks, articles, Media Center, the internet) to find responses to questions that the main text could not answer. Increase your knowledge by searching the topic at a higher level.