1. Pick one reading strategy above that you may have used in
reading a text previously (like paying close attention to the introduction
of a book, chapter, or article). Discuss the ways in
which this strategy worked for you and/or didn’t work for you.
Would you recommend friends use this strategy? (How) might
you amend it, and when might you use it again?
2. The author writes in several places about reading academic
texts as entering a conversation. What does this mean to you?
How can you have a conversation with a text?
3. How might the reading strategies discussed in this article have
an impact on your writing? Will you be more aware of your introduction,
conclusion, and clues you leave throughout the text
for readers? Talk with other writers to see what they may have
learned about writing from this article on reading strategies.