As a critical reader, you are not just reading to absorb and learn information. Rather, you are thinking deeply about the reading, analyzing it, and asking questions about its purpose and use.
Before or while reading the text:
During or after reading the text:
You may have many different reasons for taking notes as you read critically. Some common reasons are:
Your note-taking method may vary, based on your reasons. Use our module 8 Ways to Take Notes on Journal Articles for downloadable, customizable note-taking templates.
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