Summarizing and Note Taking Classroom Instruction that Works Chapter 3
“ Orange juice: It’s not just for breakfast any more .”
<ul><li>Summarization is one of the most underused teaching strategies we have today,yet research has shown that it yields...
Summarizing <ul><li>To effectively summarize, students must delete some information, substitute some information, and keep...
Summarizing in the Classroom <ul><li>Summarizing strategies must be modeled and discussed regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Sum...
Note Taking <ul><li>Verbatim note-taking is, perhaps, the least effective strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Notes should be cons...
Take Notes Use a graphic representation to organize the information Write a summary statement for the notes T-Chart Model
Note Taking in the Classroom <ul><li>Teach students a variety of note-taking strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>Give Students t...
Activity <ul><li>You believe chocolate is a food group. </li></ul>
Weight Watchers after TAKS!
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  1. 1. Summarizing and Note Taking Classroom Instruction that Works Chapter 3
  2. 2. “ Orange juice: It’s not just for breakfast any more .”
  3. 3. <ul><li>Summarization is one of the most underused teaching strategies we have today,yet research has shown that it yields some of the greatest leaps in comprehension and long-term retention of information . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Summarizing <ul><li>To effectively summarize, students must delete some information, substitute some information, and keep some information. </li></ul><ul><li>To effectively delete, substitute, and keep information, students must analyze the information at a fairly deep level. </li></ul><ul><li>Being aware of the explicit structure of information is an aid to summarizing. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Summarizing in the Classroom <ul><li>Summarizing strategies must be modeled and discussed regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarization should take place throughout the lesson, not just at the end. </li></ul><ul><li>A summary can be written, oral, dramatic, artistic, visual, physical, or musical. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need the opportunity to summarize in all content areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarization is not just a TAKS skill, it is a life skill. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Note Taking <ul><li>Verbatim note-taking is, perhaps, the least effective strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Notes should be considered a work in progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Notes should be used as study guides for tests. </li></ul><ul><li>The more notes that are taken, the better. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Take Notes Use a graphic representation to organize the information Write a summary statement for the notes T-Chart Model
  8. 8. Note Taking in the Classroom <ul><li>Teach students a variety of note-taking strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>Give Students teacher-prepared notes. </li></ul><ul><li>Remind students to review their notes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Activity <ul><li>You believe chocolate is a food group. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Weight Watchers after TAKS!

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