What is an Interactive Notebook? A personalized textbook A working portfolio – all of your notes and classwork– in one convenient spot.
http://teachersites.schoolworld.com/webpages/NCouncil/ Inside Cover Your Name Mrs. Council Your Class Period World Geography 2011-2012
Author’s Page You may decorate your page on your own time!
Rules and Procedures (Write the following word for word on the last page of your notebook.) 1.The ISN must be brought to class every day. 2.NO Ripping out pages from the ISN. 3.Right side of notebook is used for daily class notes – Words of Wisdom (WOW).
4. The top left side is used for the Review and Process (RAP). You must write out the daily RAP question or prompt before answering it in a complete sentence. 5. The bottom left side is used to “Work it Out” (WIO) and process the information taught. 6. All work done in the WIO must be your own work. (This is to assess comprehension.) Rules and Procedures (continued)
7. You must write the TOPIC #, TOPIC TITLE, and DATE on the top right hand corner for each entry. 8. Table of Contents must be filled in with each new entry. 9. Your ISN is part of the 30% class work grade and must be kept up to date. Rules and Procedures –(continued)
10. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to copy down the missed assignment from the Master ISN Teacher Book or from the teacher’s website. 11. No doodling – no pictures that are irrelevant to the topic. Rules and Procedures (continued)
WOW The WOW is for learning! The WOW are your notes from class. The WOW has all “testable” information.
WIO The WIO is for “reflection” The WIO lets me know if you understand what was taught. The WIO belongs to YOU and only YOU! (Must be your own work!)
Table of Contents Unit One – Intro to Geography 1. Mapping Skills Topic Number Topic Title