How to take notes while reading a book
It’s easier to take notes when we’re listening to content because our hands are free. But when reading a book, taking notes interrupts our reading flow.
There is a balance between taking too many notes - and reading too slowly- and too few notes which prevent us from capturing enough knowledge from the book.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Ask yourself why are you reading:
A reading log is a place to write down your reactions to what you're reading.
Doing this will allow you to gain insight into the theme and plot, will help you understand wha...
Start by writing down your immediate reactions as you read through the book.
Write about the characters, considering these questions:
It's knowing how to learn. Learning itself is a skill, and knowing how to do it well is an incredibly valuable advantage.
Merely acquiring information is not learning....
Learning is a two-step process:
You should not waste your time by committing unimportant details to memory.
Your focus should be on understanding the bigger picture, on how things relate to each other.