Tools for Effective Note-taking. Rosalyn Schiller Lakeside Study Center ’07-’08. Why take notes?. Know the Purpose of the Notes. To prepare the next class’ questions? To prepare the next class’ discussion? To participate? To lead? To prepare for a test? A quiz? An essay?
Tools for Effective Note-taking
Lakeside Study Center
Why take notes?
Start notes with:
9/21/04 Pgs 11-16 Ch 1 Islam
Two Aspects to consider
“how it looks”
2.Content: The ideas or
“what it means”
Use margins & modified outline
(but writefullideas, not just topics)
Improves understanding and memory!
They speak 1000 words (if labeled!!) Talent not necessary!
Do your notes have both?
Do you know what the teacher thinks is important? How?
Modern World History "Exchange”.
Use your own experience, background and knowledge to interact with the material
1 week later?
1 month later?