Read the Review Skills section. If there is any skill mentioned that you have not yet mastered,
review the material on that topic before reading the present chapter.
Read the chapter quickly before the lecture that describes it.
Attend class meetings, take notes, and participate in class discussions.
Work the Chapter Exercises, perhaps using the Chapter Examples as guides.
Study the Chapter Glossary.
Study all of the Chapter 5 Objectives. You might want to write a
description of how you will meet each objective. (Although it is best to master
all of the objectives, the following objectives are especially important because
they pertain to skills that you will need while studying other chapters of this
text: 3, 4, 8, 9, 20, 21, 22, 25, and 30.
Sample Study Sheet 5.1: Classification of Matter, Sample Study Sheet
5.2: Drawing Lewis Structures, and Sample Study Sheet 5.3: Predicting Molecular
and decide whether you will use them or some variation of them to complete the tasks