Chms notebook set_up

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Chms notebook set_up

  1. 1. Canyon Hills MS Notebook set-up
  2. 2. Introduction • Notebooks used to be places that students wrote occasional notes, stuffed handouts, and perhaps referred to before a test when all other options failed. • Interactive notebooks promote organization, engage students, and encourage students to process information, combine words and visuals, become a working portfolio, and demonstrate critical thinking.
  3. 3. They can…. • Transform written concepts into visuals. • Find main points. • Organize events. • Draw whatever illustrations that make sense to them. • Personalize notes.
  4. 4. Interactive Notebooks… • Organize the student. • Help students sequence assignments. • Encourage pride in student work. • Facilitate cooperative interaction. • Appeal to multiple intelligences. • Provide opportunities to spiral instruction and facilitate learning.
  5. 5. Interactive Notebooks… • Are colorful with diagrams, bullets, and arrows • Are presented in a unique, personal style • Have key ideas that are underlined in color or highlighted • Have Venn diagrams that show relationships • Have cartoon sketches that show people and events • Have timelines that illustrate chronology • Have arrows that show relationships
  6. 6. Why Interactive Notebooks? • Students use both their visual and linguistic intelligences • Approach understanding in many ways • Use many types of writing and graphic techniques • Each student can select their best medium to explore and learn new content • Note taking becomes an active process
  7. 7. Why Interactive Notebooks? • Students are invited to take notes- it’s fun! • Students will read their notes- they have to in order to process for the left side • Students will be working with the information which facilitates learning • Students will be involved with the content • The notebooks help students to systematically organize as they learn • Organization is key to the notebook
  8. 8. The Set Up • Right-Side (Input) – Teacher involvement (given information) • Lecture notes • Handouts • Vocabulary • Basic knowledge questions • Reading notes • Nonprint source notes
  9. 9. • Notes from – Powerpoints – Movie/Video – Article Readings • Scientific vocabulary exercises • Lab procedures • Study Guides
  10. 10. The Set Up • Left Side (Output) – Student involvement (showing understanding and creativity) • Brainstorming • Concept maps • Questions • Descriptions • Venn diagram • Cartoons • Riddles • Songs/poems • Metaphors/similes • Writing (reflection/analysis)
  11. 11. The notebook is divided into TWO sections. LEFT side “loves” YOUR work = OUTPUT RIGHT side is “restricted” to Teacher’s INPUT WARMUP #1 Fill in the missing word. Decomposer Producer Consumer Plants are ____. Lions, tigers, and bears are ____. Worms and mushrooms are____
  12. 12. Scissors colored pencils Erasable pens & pencils1- SUBJECT composition Notebook Glue stick (several thru the year) HIGHLIGHTER
  13. 13. • Begin numbering with #1 as the first right hand page. • Glue top of the Table of Contents to the outside edge of the front cover. • Glue the Output and Input sheets to pages zero and one respectively
  14. 14. • The rest of the handouts are numbered. • Glue them onto the appropriate pages. • Hint: Odds should be on the right hand side.
  15. 15. Page Item 1 Input page 2 Blank for processing 3 4 5 6 7 8 Blank for processing 9 10 Blank for Processing
  16. 16. Page Item 11 12 Blank for processing 13 14 Blank for processing 15 16 17 18 19 20
  17. 17. InputOutput

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