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Focus: How can we learn to write notes in class that will help us be better students?. Self-Reflection. Number your paper from 1-5. Write your answers for the following statements. The notes I take are on random sheets of paper and I never know where I put them when I need to review them.

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Self reflection
Self-Reflection help us be better students?

  • Number your paper from 1-5.


Write your answers for the following statements
Write your answers for the following statements help us be better students?

The notes I take are on random sheets of paper and I never know where I put them when I need to review them.


The results
The results! help us be better students?

  • Add up the total number for “NO’s” you have.

  • Put that number on your paper and circle it.

  • 5 mean you are a great note-taker.

  • 3-4 mean you are on the right track.

  • 2 or less mean you need a note-taking overhaul.


So what do i do
So what do I do? help us be better students?

  • When taking notes you should:

    • Use bullets

    • Concentrate on the speaker

    • Picture the topic in your head

    • Use your Instant messaging and text messaging skills!


Follow these steps to help you in class
Follow these steps to help you in class. help us be better students?


Step one
Step One help us be better students?

  • Short- 8 words or less

Copy this!


Step two
Step Two help us be better students?

  • Main ideas/ important facts only

Copy this!


Step three
Step Three help us be better students?

  • Paraphrase the information- put into your own words.

Copy this!


Step four
Step Four help us be better students?

  • No complete sentences – no need for punctuation

Copy this!


Step five
Step Five help us be better students?

  • Abbreviate: Use slashes (/), dashes, (-) and other symbols in place of words!

Copy this!


Activity time
Activity Time help us be better students?

  • Work with a partner or alone and decode the following notes based on the article you read for bell work.


Step 1
Step #1 help us be better students?

  • Try to get this sentence down to 8 words or less.

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.


8 words or less
8 words or less help us be better students?

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.

  • Neilsen Co. – US kids (13-17) st/rc 2,272 texts month


Main ideas important facts
Main Ideas/ Important Facts help us be better students?

  • What are the main ideas/important facts?

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.


Main ideas important facts1
Main Ideas/ Important Facts help us be better students?

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.


Paraphrase put it into your words
Paraphrase- Put it into your words help us be better students?

  • Write this sentence in your own words.

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.


Paraphrase put it into your words1
Paraphrase- Put it into your words help us be better students?

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.

  • US kids are sending and receiving TONS of text messages.


No compete sentences
No compete sentences help us be better students?

  • Try to rewrite this sentence without using complete sentences.

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.


No compete sentences1
No compete sentences help us be better students?

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.

  • Neilsen Co.

  • US 13-17 kids

  • 2,272 text messages per month


Abbreviate
Abbreviate help us be better students?

  • Rewrite this sentence by abbreviating the information.

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.


Abbreviate1
Abbreviate help us be better students?

  • A recent study by the Neilsen Company found that U.S. kids ages 13 to 17 sent and received an average of 2, 272 texts per month in the last quarter of 2008.

  • N.C.- US kids 13-17 snt & revd. TX Mesg. 2,272 per mnth


Homework
Homework help us be better students?

  • Use the sentence strip and rewrite the sentence using the five different steps of note-taking in your notebook.


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