Sight reading is something musicians do when they play a song they don't know and haven't practiced with music they've never before seen. It's extremely difficult. If you are asking your proposal reviewers to conduct site reading, your review process is probably flawed and you can't expect the best performance from your reviewers. Nonetheless the vast majority of proposal reviews are conducted this way. Being able to size up a proposal at a first glance is a useful skill to have. Here is the presentation from a webinar we have on August 22nd, 2012 showing some of our techniques and the tricks we've picked up over the years that can help you do a better job of instantly assessing the quality of proposal.