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  • A list of procedures and steps, or a lecture slide with media.
  • Teachers usually summarize at the end of the lecture and will give a number of things to rememeber
  • Don’t write everything you hear down.
  • A list of procedures and steps, or a lecture slide with media.
  • Conclusion to course, lecture, et al.
  • Beginning note taking

    1. 1. Beginning note Taking<br />Mrs. MilesFall 2010<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />When To Take Notes<br />Tools<br />Methods<br />Cornell<br />Outline<br />Mapping<br />Short Hand<br />Using Note Cards<br />Essential Question: What is the best way for me to organize lecture information<br />
    3. 3. Question<br />When is it important to take notes?<br />When you know there will be a test<br />In Math and Science classes<br />In AP classes<br />Whenever the class is really hard<br />Everyday. Every class.<br />
    4. 4. Tools<br />If you want to build a house you need a hammer and nails. You need tools. The same can be said about trying to build your 4.0 GPA.<br />
    5. 5. The Spectrum<br />Worst: <br />Loose Leaf Paper<br />Better:<br />Spiral Notebook<br />Bad:<br />Legal Pad<br />Best: 3 Ring <br />Binder w/ Pockets<br />
    6. 6. The Cornell Method<br /><ul><li>Getting Started
    7. 7. Step 1
    8. 8. Draw a line down the right side of your paper
    9. 9. Step 2
    10. 10. Date your paper
    11. 11. Include your Class Description
    12. 12. Step 3
    13. 13. Write what subject you are covering</li></ul>Date and Class<br />Subject<br />8/11/10<br />Math II<br />Note Taking<br />Step 1<br />Step 2<br />Step 3<br />Questions/Emphasis<br />What does<br />∑ mean?<br />
    14. 14. The Cornell Method<br />Date and Class<br /><ul><li>Record
    15. 15. Record as many meaningful facts as possible
    16. 16. Listen for: statements that are repeated, “You need to know this”, “This is on the test”, “Write this down”
    17. 17. Reduce
    18. 18. Summarize main points
    19. 19. Use your OWN Words</li></ul>Afterward<br /><ul><li>Recite
    20. 20. Read your main points out loud
    21. 21. Review
    22. 22. Take 10 minutes each week to go over the notes to make sure you’re remembering correctly.</li></ul>Subject<br />8/11/10<br />Math II<br />Note Taking<br />Step 1<br />Step 2<br />Step 3<br />Questions/Emphasis<br />What does<br />∑ mean?<br />
    23. 23. The Outlining Method<br /><ul><li>Getting Started
    24. 24. Step one
    25. 25. Date your paper
    26. 26. Include your Class Description
    27. 27. Step two
    28. 28. Use numbers or letters to denote main points
    29. 29. Indent supporting points </li></ul>Date and Class<br />8/11/10<br />Math II<br />Main Point/Subject<br />1.Supporting Point<br />2. Supporting Point<br /> - Additional Support<br />Tip: Write quotes, definitions and formulas word for word.<br />
    30. 30. The Mapping Method<br />Date and Class<br /><ul><li>Getting Started
    31. 31. Step one
    32. 32. Date your paper
    33. 33. Include your Class Description
    34. 34. Step two
    35. 35. Write your main point
    36. 36. Draw arrows to supporting points</li></ul>8/11/10<br />Math II<br />Tip: Use more than one method to produce the most useful notes<br />
    37. 37. Short Hand<br />
    38. 38. Practice<br />Lecture Practice<br />How to do a Back Flip on the Ground<br /><br />Homework/Reading Practice<br />The world belongs to those who hustle<br /><br />
    39. 39. Flash Cards<br />Creating Flash Cards helps with the memorization process<br />You can keep cards with you at your desk during lectures to write down important words immediately and add the definitions later<br />Use the 3 R’s to solidify information<br />Read: Read the front and the back of the card<br />Recite: Say the word and read the definition out loud<br />Review: Read the word/formula and then close your eyes and see if you can say the definition out loud.<br />(noun) The act or process of forming a sum<br />Summation<br />
    40. 40. Follow Us<br /><br /><br />