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# Lesson 5 Making Notes

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### Lesson 5 Making Notes

1. 1. RISK I’m Wilf . I will tell you “ w hat I ’ m l ooking f or” in this unit. This means I want to know if you can do what I am looking for by the end! I’m Walt . I will tell you what we will be learning, after all: w e a re l earning t o…work well in Meldrum Academy!
2. 2. Lesson 5 - Making Notes <ul><li>Walt says: “In this lesson we will learn about making notes in various ways: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a mind map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a table or grid.’ ” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wilf says: “By the end of this lesson you should be able to say: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ I can… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>draw a timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>make a mind map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fill in a table or grid.’ </li></ul></ul>
3. 3. Activity 13 -TIMELINES <ul><li>You will have made a timeline in Social Subjects recently. </li></ul><ul><li>A timeline shows key events in the order in which they happened – a sequence of events. </li></ul><ul><li>What sort of information would suit recording on a timeline? </li></ul>
4. 4. Activity 14 - Tables and Grids <ul><li>In a table or a grid notes are put in headed boxes. </li></ul><ul><li>This helps to arrange the information or ideas in a clear manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Inside the boxes, you can use single words or simple phrases, and bullet points if you wish. </li></ul>
5. 5. Activity 15 - Mind Maps <ul><li>A mind map shows the title or subject in the centre of the page. </li></ul><ul><li>Subheadings, and further levels of information radiate outwards. </li></ul><ul><li>Mind maps use colour, pictures, curved lines and single words or simple phrases. </li></ul><ul><li>You have already learned how to use Open Mind in ICT. </li></ul>
6. 6. Mind-Map Example: MLK
7. 7. Summary <ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes are used for revision and essay writing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes should present information in a clear way. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When taking notes, choose the system that best suits your task and your choice. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use as few words or phrases as possible to express key facts and ideas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can now use timelines, mind maps, tables and grids. </li></ul></ul>