PSR — PREVIEW, STUDY-READ, AND REVIEW STRATEGIES (PSR)

CHAPTER 9: USING PREVIEW, STUDY-READ, AND REVIEW STRATEGIES (PSR)
OUTLINE
I. Questioning Yourself – Preview, Study-Read, Review (PSR)
•P– Preview Stage of Reading
•S-R– Study-Read Stage of Reading
•R– Review Stage of Reading
The PSR technique, Preview, Study-Read and Review:
• requires that you question yourself before, during and after you read
• encourages you to participate in the “reader-author” conversation
• discourages passive reading
• encourages you to assess what the author says and decide if it makes sense to you
• encourages you to add what you know to the conversation by recalling related information
• requires that you respond to your reading through journal writing
• Commenting in writing helps you to digest and understand key points
• identifying exactly where you became confused during your reading, you pave the way toward finding
Always:
• read actively
• question yourself frequently
• write until your hand hurts.
A good reader becomes a good conversationalist with the author.