Notebooks. 3 – 2 – 1 Blast Off!. Write down : 3 reasons why math/science notebooks are important, 2 issues you face in implementing them, 1 question you have about their use. Now let’s BLAST OFF !. Engage! Think! Communicate!. Link professional world & student applications.
“Writing is how we think our way into a subject and make it our own.”
William Zinsser, author of Writing to Learn
*Consider a school-wide format?
Purpose: focus on today’s activity
Examples: pre-test, quick-write, demonstration, T-chart
Purpose: information from today’s activity (learning)
Examples: textbook or lecture notes, vocabulary, lab procedure & data, worksheet, concept map
Purpose: reflect or apply today’s activity
Examples: content or lab questions, quick-write, 3-2-1 summary, diagram, graph