Essay on study habits

Submitted By shunnie19
Words: 400
Pages: 2

1.A flexible reader knows that it is unrealistic to attempt to read everything at the same speed.
The easier the material,the faster you will be able to read
The more you know about a topic,the faster you can read
The more interest you have in the material,the faster your rate 2.Three habits that can slow your reading rate is Backtracking,Subvocalization,and Fixations.

Breaking backtracking habits you have to convince yourself that you understand the information as you read
Subvocalization habits can be broking by putting your hand over your throat and if you feel a vibration you can will yourself to stop
To break Fixation use the key word and phrase word strategy. Don't waste your time like “the” or “and”. 3. Word Wise Vocabulary

Our dog smokey leaves a residual odor in the house so we keep him outside.
If you don't study you will undermine your grades.
The teacher has so many students she keeps her lessons succinct .
The new workout machine in the gym can vastly improve weight loss.

4. To increase your reading speed
Choose high-interest material
Practice everyday
Read at slightly-faster-than-comfortable speeds
Check your comprehension
Try to read at the same time each day
Don't give up 5. Murphy and Alexander concerning the relationship between interest,background knowledge, and success in academic courses.
Found that students who entered the course with a background in the topic and those who were able to process texts in an interactive way but did not have a background knowledge
Found that students became better learners during the semester as they increased