What is an Interactive Notebook? A personalized textbook A working portfolio – all of your notes, class work, quizzes – in one convenient spot.
Purpose Be a creative, independent and reflective thinker and writer throughout the year. Express your own ideas and process and or apply the information and skills learned in this class.
Date Title RIGHT PAGE LEFT PAGE Student Responses Pg # Teacher Information
Right Side The Right side belongs to Ms. Moser The Right side has all “testable” information –Date –Title at Top –Vocabulary –Class, reading, and discussion notes –Worksheets –Study Guides –Quizzes –Content and Language Objectives –Other relevant information
Right Side 1. Should be completely done. 2. Should clearly have both the title of the assignment at the top and the date centered to the right of the title. The page should be numbered in the top right-hand corner. 3. All assignments should be in chronological order by the times they were assigned. 4. All right side assignments should be done only on right sides unless other instructed by Mrs. Jennings 5. Each fully completed and correct right side assignment earns a grade. Any missing part (date, title, incomplete, etc.) will cause points to be deduced.
Examples of Right Side Assignments Articles Notes Graphic Organizers / Thinking Maps In-class Assignments Recording Sheets
Left Side Left Side is to record your thinking, reflections, questions, thoughts, impressions, connections, and wonderings. The Left side belongs to YOU! –Apply skills learned in class –Use graphs, charts, Venn Diagrams, research from internet –Make connections between new and old learning –Questions –Thinking Maps –Poems –Songs –Homework –Classwork –Brainstorming –Sketches related to learning –Other relevant information