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For the English Department at VBHS. Use this PPT to teach effective note taking via the Cornell notes method.

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Cornell Notes:

Cornell Notes Improve Your Study Skills & Your Grades

Have you ever felt like this?:

Have you ever felt like this?

Other Problems Taking Notes:

Other Problems Taking Notes I can’t read my notes. The notes I take when I read don’t help I’m not sure which parts of the notes I took are the most important. To me – Taking notes in class = What I read in my book

Don’t Be These Students…:

Don’t Be These Students…

Take Cornell Notes Instead To…:

Take Cornell Notes Instead To… Take organized notes Identify key words and concepts from a lecture or reading Locate important information by scanning notes Improve study skills Improve grades

The 4 Rs of Cornell Notes:

The 4 Rs of Cornell Notes 1. Record 2. Revise 3. Reflect 4. Review

Set Up Your Paper:

Set Up Your Paper Write your name, date and class period in the right corner of your paper Create a template like the one on the right Main Idea Notes

Step #1: Record :

Step #1: Record Main Idea Notes Completed AFTER taking notes Key words & ideas Important dates/people/places Repeated/Stressed Info Ideas/brainstorming written on board/projector Diagrams/pictures Formulas

Step #2: Revise:

Step #2: Revise Main Idea Notes What is a noun? Noun – person, place or thing Types – concrete & abstract Concrete – taste, touch, smell, see Abstract – ideas (emotions) 2 Types Difference btwn Types These are the key points or main ideas of my notes. These are the notes I took while listening to the lecture. Step #1 I added these AFTER I took my notes.

Step #3: Reflect:

Step #3: Reflect Main Idea Notes What is a noun? 2 Types Difference btwn Types Noun – person, place or thing Types – concrete & abstract Concrete – taste, touch, smell, see Abstract – ideas (emotions) Reflection – What did I learn? Today I learned that there are 2 types of nouns. I can use my five senses for concrete nouns but for abstract nouns, I have to think about feelings or ideas that I can’t use my five senses for.

Step #4: Review:

Step #4: Review Main Idea Notes What is a noun? 2 Types Difference btwn Types Noun – person, place or thing Types – concrete & abstract Concrete – taste, touch, smell, see Abstract – ideas (emotions) Today I learned that there are 2 types of nouns. I can use my five senses for concrete nouns but for abstract nouns, I have to think about feelings or ideas that I can’t use my five senses for. Cover up the notes side and see if you can recite the answers or ideas using your main ideas and key points. Then, cover up the Main Idea side and see if you can recite the answers or ideas using your main ideas and key points.

Helpful Hints:

Helpful Hints Abbrev., Pharaphrase Use symbols (arrows, circles, underlining or highlight to emphasize) Skip lines between ideas Review notes (right-side) within 24 hours in order to develop study questions (left-side) Watch and LISTEN for teacher clues!*

How do I know if it’s Important?:

How do I know if it’s Important? Repetition or stressed inflection on words or phrases Teacher voice gets louder/softer OR faster/slower Teacher may write on the board or overhead “This will be on the test.” Teacher gestures (hand/arm movements) “This is important!”

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