Now that you’ve found what you’ve been looking for… It’s time to USE the INFORMATION!
You will need to take good notes to use in writing your paper! There are three steps in note taking… 1. Finding Keywords 2. Skimming and Scanning 3. Extracting the information and adding your own thoughts
Facts! Columbus sailed in 1492 The are 50 states in the USA George Washington was the first president of the United States Remember to record the citation information. You will need this for your bibliography page. You can copy and paste facts into your notes!
Summarize Read a large section for overall meaning and put it into one or two sentences. Remember to record the citation information. You will need this for your bibliography page.
Paraphrase Put large amounts of information into your own words. This is good for supporting information, biographical information, predictions, hypothesis, and drawing conclusions Remember to record the citation information. You will need this for your bibliography page.
Information in this presentation is based on: Jansen, Barbara. “Reading for Information: The Trash-N-Treasure Method of Teaching Note-Taking.” 16 Oct. 2006. 16 Nov. 2007. http://www.big6.com/showarticle.php?id=45 Tomasino, Christine. “Trash-n-Treasure to Build Comprehension: Pulling Apart the Text by Annotating Slides in PowerPoint.” 16 Nov. 2007. www.efriendlylearning.com/presentations/reading/Annotatingwtrashtreasure.ppt - This project incorporates portions of copyrighted works. These items are included under the fair use exemption of the U.S. Copyright Law and have been prepared according to the educational fair use guidelines. They are restricted from further use.