Reading Rate Tips

Reading is essential to learning. Retain what you read with these tips:

  • Set a purpose for the reading.
  • Adjust your reading speed to meet the needs of each assignment.
  • Read phrases, not individual words.
  • Visualize ideas as you read.
  • Use a pacer (something to guide you down the page), if necessary.
  • Develop a large vocabulary.
  • Practice speed reading daily.