~ What is an annotation? ~
~ What is the best method to 'mark-up' texts to improve my understanding? ~
~ How should I annotate a physical and a digital text? ~
Annotating: A reading technique to help you remember what you have read.
Annotations: Comments that you add to a piece of text to help you remember what you have read.
See the dictionary definition below.
It is important to remember that annotation is personal; what works for one person may not help someone else. Remember to keep your annotations simple, so they can serve as a reminder of what you've read. It is often useful to highlight before you annotate.
Follow these steps: