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Glenelg High School

November 1, 2013

Melissa Jacobsen

Secondary Literacy Coach

Parts adapted from

www.clcillinois.edu/depts/vpe/gened/ppt/Cornell_NoteTaking.ppt

Outcomes

Participants will

- Develop an understanding of the Cornell Note- taking method
- Understand scaffolding and extension techniques related to Cornell Notes

Why Cornell Notes?

- Cornell Notes is one tool, it is not the only tool
- Some teacher may assume students know how to take notes
- By teaching students one method of note taking, they have a foundation
- Students see commonality among disciplines

Cornell Notes

- Help students remember what is said in class
- Help students prepare for tests outside the class
- Builds independence

Cornell Notes

- Help students to organize and process data and information
- Visually “makes sense” to students
- Can support Summarizing SLOs

- Writing is a great tool for learning!

What is looks like…

Topic

Heading

Main ideas/ questions

Notes

Summary of notes- 3-4 sentences at bottom

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iolZMTGUpw

Biology

- Non-Fiction- note taking on facts, main ideas in background information, rhetoric in a speech
- Fiction- Character analysis, sensory details, quote analysis, scaffolding towards a text-dependent question

Comparing Texts

Central Question: What can passenger lists tell us about who settled in the New World and where they settled?

Rewriting notes in Cornell Format

- Students may take guided notes, fill in an outline, or other note taking format that you might already use
- Students re-copy their notes in the Cornell Format for homework or as an extension creating their own questions or main
- ideas
- Automatic review/ Studentt Created Study Guide
- Kinesthetic learning
- Can edit, look-up words
- Prompts higher-level question- Students can come up with questions to use as review in class the next day

Scaffolding Cornell Notes

- Model how to use Cornell Notes
- Provide templates
- Provide all main ideas and questions for students
- Provide 2 or 3 main ideas or questions and ask students to come up with 2 or 4 on their own

After Your Notes are Complete

- Synthesize and make connections between note sheets
- Highlight, circle and underline most important information or details
- Cross out unimportant information
- Use notes for further studying

Remember

- There are many ways to use Cornell Notes
- Cornell Notes can be used for both non-fiction and fiction
- Teachers should model note taking
- Scaffold students toward independence

Literacy Open Office Hours

- Wednesday, Nov. 6- Media Center

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