Objective: By the end of the hour I will have created a science journal using the Cornell note taking method and learned how to use my new journal as a tool and resource.
Journaling in Science for Students Includes information adapted from NSTA - 2007
Step 1:Create a Cover MS. Sobek
Step 2: Gems of Wisdom Gems of Wisdom • 1st six weeks: • Scientific Method • Ask a question • Form a hypothesis • Do an experiment • Analyze the results • Draw a conclusion • Communicate findings 2nd six weeks: 3rd six weeks: 4th six weeks:
Step 3: Table of Contents Table of Contents Date Lecture/ Activity/ Lab Page Grade
Step 4: Number your pages Table of Contents Date Lecture/ Activity/ Lab Page Grade Number front and back of the first 15 pages. 1 2
In: Through Recall Out: Summary
Journal & Note Taking • IN: • Objective • What am I learning about? (TEKS) • How do I know I am successful/ or learning? (objective) • How will I show I am successful? (language objective)
By the end of the hour I will have created a science journal using the Cornell note taking method and learned 4 journaling strategies to use in my classroom.
Out: • Summarize what I have learned • Write a letter to “Fred” and tell him what you did • Explain the concept in your own words
Through: • Write important facts/ notes • If the teacher takes time to put it on the board you should put it in your notes • Draw pictures to help you remember
Recall: • List the main ideas of the lesson
In: Through Recall • Objective _________________________ • _________________________ • I am learning TEKS • I am successful if I am ______ • I will show I am successful by _________________________ • Language Objective _________________________ _________________________ • Main ideas • Number them • You will write these after you write your notes • Write/Draw important facts. • How do you know it’s important? • The teacher will write it on the board • The teacher will say so • It is interesting to you • You do not understand it • You know you will not remember it later; ex. Formulas, symbols, or important figures Out: Homework Important Equations Vocabulary cards/ manipulatives Summary Write at least 2 sentences to explain what you have learned.
Journaling in the Science Classroom Elaine Howard firstname.lastname@example.org Includes information adapted from NSTA - 2007