2Cornell note taking stimulates Why take notes?Cornell note taking stimulatescritical thinking skills.Note taking helps youremember what is said in class.A good set of notes can help youwork on assignments and prepare fortests outside of the classroom.
3Good notes allow you to help Why take notes?Good notes allow you to helpeach other problem solve.Good notes help you organizeand process data and information.Helps you recall by processing yournotes 3 times.Writing is a great tool for learning.
4Why take notes?How do I know whatI learn untilI see whatI write?
5Class Notes Topic Questions, Subtitles, Headings, Etc. First & Last NameDatePeriodTopicQuestions,Subtitles,Headings,Etc.Class Notes2 1/2”A 3 to 4 sentence summary acrossthe bottom, in the Summary section.
6Lets get out a sheet of Cornell note paper and get Practice TimeLets get out asheet of Cornellnote paper and getready to practice theskill.
7Assignment & Instructions In the large, right handcolumn, take notes likeyou normally would. Youmay use any style of note-taking you wish: outline format, narrative format, symbols, short hand, etc.
8Assignment & Instructions Compare notes with apartner.Talk about what you wroteand why. Look for gaps &missed info.Both partners should feelfree to add to their notes.
9Assignment & Instructions With your partner(s), create questions in the left hand column. These questions should elicit critical thinking skills.
10Assignment & Instructions Your questions should reflect:Info you don’t understandor want to discuss with yourteacher/tutor.Info you think would go goodon an essay test.Gaps in your notes.
11Assignment & Instructions On your own, in the spaceprovided at the bottom of the page, complete a 3 or 4 sentence summary ofwhat you wrotein your notes.
12large right hand column. What goes where?Questions,subtitles,etc. go here,in the lefthand column.Remember,we wanthigher levelcriticalthinkingquestions.Don’t forget the heading:Name, Class, Period, Date, TopicNotes go here, in thelarge right hand column.A 3 to 4 sentence summary down there on the bottom.