Journaling Writing with Peer Reviews Notes for a Project or Presentation Labs
COMPOSITION BOOK SPIRAL NOTEBOOK Pages not easily torn Pages easily torn out out Not always kept in Everything stays in chronological order chronological order Spiral bindings have a Binding keeps all pages tendency to fall apart in order and place. over the course of the school year.
Smaller More durable Not the correct paper size = no or less papers missing Easily keep notes in chronological order
Developed in 1949 at Cornell University by Walter Pauk Designed/Created in response to frustration over student test scores Created to be easily used as a test study guide *Cornell notes have been adopted by most major law schools as the preferred note taking method.
1. Keeps your notes organized, so you can revise and review them later.2. Allows you to find important information easier.3. Focuses on important concepts like vocabulary words, dates and people, theories, processes,4. etc.5. Provides an efficient method of taking notes during any kind of lecture.6. Allows for an easier way to study that can lead to higher grades in college.7. Allows you to review for tests in an organized way.
1. Cover up right side page. Read the questions. Recite information as fully as possible. Uncover the sheet and verify information frequently (single, most powerful learning tool!)2. Reflect on the organization of all the lectures. Overlap notes and read recall cues. Study the progression of the information.3. Review by reciting, reflecting, and reading insights.
1. Record lectures in the main column2. Refine lectures with questions, corrections, underlining, recall cues, graphics and pictures3. Recite by covering main column and expanding on recall cues-then verify4. Reflect on organization by studying all cues5. Review by repeating recite and reflect steps