Sensible notetaking<br />Reduces amounts of information needed to study<br />Take notes during class/lectures<br />Write notes as you read texts & reference materials<br />
Studies have proven<br />The better the notetaking, <br />The better test scores<br />Regularly taking informative notes helps improve ability to recall lessons and makes learning new information easier compared to non-notetakers or the “Hit & miss” notetaking student.<br />
Best methods<br />After class, as soon as possible, read through notes & condense writing, if needed.<br />Review <br />The better notetaker you become, the better prepared you will be to study for tests. <br />
Outlining<br />Organizes info understandably<br />Maps out order of ideas, facts, & details<br />Needs to be written correctly<br />Should be in standard form<br />
Outline tips<br />Focus on main ideas with supporting details<br />Organize relationships to show connections<br />Use fragments – omit complete sentences, get rid of “fluff” words<br />Be clear and concise.<br />
Column notetakingalso known as Cornell notes<br />Left 1/3 Column: <br />Key words & phrases <br />Right 2/3s Column:<br />Main ideas & details listed with numbers & a title.<br />
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