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  • 1. GETTING STARTED World History, 9 St. Anne’s-Belfield 2013-2014 Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 2. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 3. BIRTH Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 4. ORDER BIRTH Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 5. ORDER BIRTH Thursday, October 17, 13 BELIEF
  • 6. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 7. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 8. TAKING NOTES FROM A TEXTBOOK World History 9 St. Anne’s-Belfield Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 9. NO MAGIC FORMULA Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 10. NO MAGIC FORMULA • Note-taking from a text is the art of recording ALL OF THE ESSENTIAL information as QUICKLY and ORGANIZED as possible Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 11. NO MAGIC FORMULA • Note-taking from a text is the art of recording ALL OF THE ESSENTIAL information as QUICKLY and ORGANIZED as possible 1. You must also learn what the instructor is going to ask about Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 12. NO MAGIC FORMULA • Note-taking from a text is the art of recording ALL OF THE ESSENTIAL information as QUICKLY and ORGANIZED as possible 1. You must also learn what the instructor is going to ask about 2. You must learn to discriminate between what is important and what is not Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 13. NO MAGIC FORMULA • Note-taking from a text is the art of recording ALL OF THE ESSENTIAL information as QUICKLY and ORGANIZED as possible 1. You must also learn what the instructor is going to ask about 2. You must learn to discriminate between what is important and what is not 3. You must learn how to record information in an efficient, organized manner Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 14. NO MAGIC FORMULA These skills come with time and PRACTICE, and there is no magic formula • Note-taking from a text is the art of recording ALL OF THE ESSENTIAL information as QUICKLY and ORGANIZED as possible 1. You must also learn what the instructor is going to ask about 2. You must learn to discriminate between what is important and what is not 3. You must learn how to record information in an efficient, organized manner Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 15. STEP 1. FOCUS Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 16. STEP 1. FOCUS • Note-taking is an active, NOT passive activity • The key to effective note-taking is reading carefully so that you may... Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 17. STEP 1. FOCUS • Note-taking is an active, NOT passive activity • The key to effective note-taking is reading carefully so that you may... 1. filter OUT irrelevant information and 2. paraphrase- this requires concentration. 3. utilize short hand Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 18. STEP 1. FOCUS QUIET THE VOICES IN YOUR HEAD!!!! • Note-taking is an active, NOT passive activity • The key to effective note-taking is reading carefully so that you may... 1. filter OUT irrelevant information and 2. paraphrase- this requires concentration. 3. utilize short hand Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 19. STEP 1. FOCUS QUIET THE VOICES IN YOUR HEAD!!!! • Note-taking is an active, NOT passive activity • The key to effective note-taking is reading carefully so that you may... 1. filter OUT irrelevant information and 2. paraphrase- this requires concentration. 3. utilize short hand Find a comfortable (NOT YOUR BED), quiet place to take your notes where phones, TV’s, computers, stereos, radios, iPods, Skype, friends, parents etc. won’t put voices in your head Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 20. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 21. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 22. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 23. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 24. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 25. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates • Significant places (nations, regions, geographic features, cities) Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 26. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates • Significant places (nations, regions, geographic features, cities) • Religions, religious beliefs, and religious leaders Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 27. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates • Significant places (nations, regions, geographic features, cities) • Religions, religious beliefs, and religious leaders • Changes and innovations (FIRSTS!) Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 28. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates • Significant places (nations, regions, geographic features, cities) • Religions, religious beliefs, and religious leaders • Changes and innovations (FIRSTS!) 2. READ THE SECTION BEFORE YOU WRITE! Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 29. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates • Significant places (nations, regions, geographic features, cities) • Religions, religious beliefs, and religious leaders • Changes and innovations (FIRSTS!) 2. READ THE SECTION BEFORE YOU WRITE! • Weed out what is unimportant so that you don’t have to waste your time writing EVERYTHING down. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 30. STEP 2. FILTER CRAP! 1. Voluminous notes are NOT NECESSARILY good notes – What’s important? • Vocabulary (see bold and highlighted terms!) • Rulers, how they rose/fell, chief achievements, and dates • Significant places (nations, regions, geographic features, cities) • Religions, religious beliefs, and religious leaders • Changes and innovations (FIRSTS!) 2. READ THE SECTION BEFORE YOU WRITE! • Weed out what is unimportant so that you don’t have to waste your time writing EVERYTHING down. • MAKE THIS AN ACTIVE EXERCISE!!! Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 31. STEP 3. USE SHORTHAND! Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 32. STEP 3. USE SHORTHAND! • Use shorthand for words or ideas you find yourself writing over and over again • Shorten words • Use abbreviations • Use first letters for words used repeatedly • Use symbols Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 33. STEP 3. USE SHORTHAND! • Use shorthand for words or ideas you find yourself • Christ= X; Christianity=Xty writing over and over again • Use abbreviations Civilization=Civ • Mesopotamia=Meso • • Shorten words • Nile River=NR • Use first letters for words used repeatedly • Battle= X King= • Thursday, October 17, 13 • • • Use symbols Women= W; Men= M Led to=
  • 34. STEP 3. USE SHORTHAND! • Use shorthand for words or ideas you find yourself • Christ= X; Christianity=Xty writing over and over again • Use abbreviations Civilization=Civ • Mesopotamia=Meso • • Shorten words • Nile River=NR • Use first letters for words used repeatedly • • Use symbols • Avoid recording words whose inclusion is unnecessary for meaning (articles, prepositions, verb to be, etc) Thursday, October 17, 13 Women= W; Men= M • Battle= X • King= • Led to=
  • 35. STEP 4. CHOOSE A FORMAT THAT WORKS FOR YOU C-Notes PEV Outline Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 36. CORNELL NOTES- Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 37. CORNELL NOTES• Try the Cornell Note-taking System. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 38. CORNELL NOTES• Try the Cornell Note-taking System. • Briefly, this method makes it easier to highlight and recall major ideas from a textbook. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 39. CORNELL NOTES• Try the Cornell Note-taking System. • Briefly, this method makes it easier to highlight and recall major ideas from a textbook. It’s ideal to study from for a test and HIGHLY recommended!! Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 40. CORNELL NOTES Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 41. EXAMPLE - CORNELL NOTE- Subject: Note-taking Date: 10/17/12 Main Ideas Details Cornell notes -Can be used to provide an outline of the course, chapter, or lecture. -Organized by main ideas (left column) and details (right column). -Can be as detailed as necessary. Procedure C-Notes as a study tool Thursday, October 17, 13 1. Divide paper into main ideas (margin) and details -The left column is the recall column. This column is filled in after taking notes. -The right column is for the bulk of the information (details, definitions, etc). 2. After taking fairly detailed notes in the right column, write main ideas, terms, or concept names in left column 3. Use sweat sheet to clarify for yourself or add additional notes on the same topic 4. Take notes as they are given by instructor or text in an orderly fashion. -C-Notes Can be used as study tool -Define terms, or explain concepts, main ideas listed on the left side (cover right column -Identify the concept or term based on its definition on the right side (cover left column)
  • 42. INDEPENDENT PRACTICE • Take out your textbook. Please read and take notes on pages 6-7 for discussion tomorrow. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 43. A FEW ADDITIONAL TIPS • Date and title every section of notes • At the bottom of the last page of notes, leave a space for a summary of the notes • In reviewing for exams, cover the right column—the bulk of the material—and use the left column words to recall the content. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 44. Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 45. KEY WORDS Thursday, October 17, 13 Notes
  • 46. 1/5/12 KEY WORDS Thursday, October 17, 13 Notes
  • 47. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 KEY WORDS Thursday, October 17, 13 Notes
  • 48. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 49. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 50. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S • 110 languages; >1000 dialects (variety of lang) • Regions ◦ Mountains ◦ Rivers ◦ plateau ◦ coastal plain Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 51. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S Diversity Thursday, October 17, 13 • 110 languages; >1000 dialects (variety of lang) • Regions ◦ Mountains ◦ Rivers ◦ plateau ◦ coastal plain
  • 52. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S Diversity Dialects Thursday, October 17, 13 • 110 languages; >1000 dialects (variety of lang) • Regions ◦ Mountains ◦ Rivers ◦ plateau ◦ coastal plain
  • 53. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S Diversity Dialects Mountains Rivers and Plains Thursday, October 17, 13 • 110 languages; >1000 dialects (variety of lang) • Regions ◦ Mountains ◦ Rivers ◦ plateau ◦ coastal plain
  • 54. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S Diversity Dialects Mountains Rivers and Plains Thursday, October 17, 13 • 110 languages; >1000 dialects (variety of lang) • Regions ◦ Mountains ◦ Rivers ◦ plateau ◦ coastal plain • Himalayas- Nth; highest mountains in world • Rivers ◦ Ganges ◦ Indus ■ West; Modern Pakistan ■ Cradle of India • Deccan Plateau ◦ Hilly and dry • E and W Coasts ◦  lush ◦ densely populated
  • 55. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY -Mountains and location important -Monsoons bring moisture to S Diversity Dialects Mountains Rivers and Plains Plateau Thursday, October 17, 13 • 110 languages; >1000 dialects (variety of lang) • Regions ◦ Mountains ◦ Rivers ◦ plateau ◦ coastal plain • Himalayas- Nth; highest mountains in world • Rivers ◦ Ganges ◦ Indus ■ West; Modern Pakistan ■ Cradle of India • Deccan Plateau ◦ Hilly and dry • E and W Coasts ◦  lush ◦ densely populated
  • 56. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 57. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 58. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 59. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Indus Valley Civilization • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization Thursday, October 17, 13
  • 60. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Indus Valley Civilization Harappa Thursday, October 17, 13 • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization
  • 61. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Indus Valley Civilization Harappa Mohenjo-Daro Thursday, October 17, 13 • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization
  • 62. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Indus Valley Civilization Harappa Mohenjo-Daro Harappa and MohenjoDaro Thursday, October 17, 13 • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization
  • 63. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Indus Valley Civilization Harappa Mohenjo-Daro Harappa and MohenjoDaro Thursday, October 17, 13 • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization • 35,000/city • Carefully planned ◦ Grid • Oven-baked mud bricks • public wells • bathrooms • sewage • trash system • Strong government???
  • 64. 1/5/12 pgs 66-69 Ancient India KEY WORDS Notes Indus Valley Civilization -Cities planned, advanced  Indus Valley Civilization Harappa Mohenjo-Daro Harappa and MohenjoDaro Innovations Thursday, October 17, 13 • Indian Civilization 3000-1500BC ◦ Indus Valley ◦ Himalayas->Arabian Sea • Cities ◦ Harappa ◦ Mohenjo-Daro • Called Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization • 35,000/city • Carefully planned ◦ Grid • Oven-baked mud bricks • public wells • bathrooms • sewage • trash system • Strong government???