Scanning: Looking for something you KNOW.
Ex: Your mom's phone number in a list of contacts.
CNTRL + F = Find on a page.
Type in the word you are looking for and hit the Enter key.
Skimming or Speed Reading: Looking for something UNKNOWN.
Ex. The main idea of an article you haven't read.
RELAX YOUR EYES! Don't read every word!
Move your eyes back and forth down the page.
WHEN TO SKIM:
1.) Skim BEFORE READING to decide:
2.) Skim DURING READING to find:
3.) Skim AFTER READING to: