What is an Interactive Notebook? A personalized textbook A working portfolio – all of your notes, classwork, quizzes – in one convenient spot.
Left Side – Right Side Orientation The Right side is for you. This is the side that you can use to show me your creativity. The Left side is “Restricted” and contains teacher guided notes. Nothing else should be placed on the Left side!!
Right Side The right side belongs to you. It contains your warm-up (question mark) and the day’s activity (light bulb). On this page you may include diagrams, cartoons, drawings, poems, foldables, etc. Odd Pages
Examples of Right Side Assignments Warm-Up Webs Diagrams Poems Reflections Comics
Left Side The left side belongs to me and should only contain teacher directed guided notes. Nothing else should be placed on this page! The left side contains the notepad icon and will contain all the testable material. Even Pages
Examples of Left Side Assignments Notes Study Guides Vocabulary
Student Materials Mead 5 Star Notebook Erasable pens Colored pencils Glue sticks (2 per month) Scissors Highlighters
Maintaining the Interactive Notebook No ripped out pages or torn corners No doodling that doesn’t relate to notes Notebook should only be used in Social Studies. (No other classes!!) Date and number each page