A personalized, clear, student- created textbook and study tool A working portfolio -- all of your notes, handouts, classwork, reflections, etc. -- in one convenient spot
Left side items are the students… REFLECTIONS …output Right side items are things from the teacher and text to be learned… TESTABLE ITEMS …input L EFT SIDE R IGHT SIDE
Right Side The right side “belongs” to Ms. Roberts and the text. The right side has “testable” information. The right side has a toolbox with vocabulary, WtK, CCGPS, etc. Teacher guided graphic organizers & foldables The right side has a summary for the day.
Examples of Teacher Right Side Content Notes Vocabulary & literary terms Handouts Graphic organizers Content to go on a foldable Reading Comprehension Qs
Left Side The left is for “Your Way” of understanding the material. The left side belongs to YOU! The left side is where you record your PROCESSING of the teacher- provided notes, handouts, etc. (i.e. of the right side items).
Examples of Student Left Side Work/Products Completed graphic organizers Foldables Your re-writing of notes into your own words and/or with illustrations and examples Brainstorming Mnemonic devices Songs, Poems, Raps
More Examples of Left Side Work/Products Journal entries Novel reflections Informative Character illustrations Informative setting illustrations Cause & Effect flow charts Plot timelines
Test Your ISN Knowledge! Can you mentally fill in the blanks below and mentally “circle” the correct words? The left side is for _____________. It is for input/output. (circle one) from the _________. The right side is for _______ _____. It is for input/output. (circle one) from the _________.