THIEVES reading technique.
What do I know already? How does this relate to surrounding material? What’s the viewpoint? What assumptions am I making about the content?
What’s the apparent topic? First paragraph topic? What question should this section answer?
What topics are introduced? Do I know about this topic?
Every paragraph’s first sentence.
What do these say the chapter is about?
Do the images and highlighted terms communicate anything?
What do they convey is important?
What have I learned that the summary points back to?