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69 resources with the keyterm note taking

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Cultivate Active Reading Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have class members try out these strategies to improve comprehension and engagement.
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Religions of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions,...
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The Hyper-Partisan Politics of Prohibition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A full and thoughtful lesson includes links, handouts, guided viewing worksheets, and great extension activities. Upper graders will examine extreme politics, propaganda, hyper-partisanship, and the 1928 presidential election. They...
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General Notebooking Pages

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Spice up the note-taking process with a variety of different note pages. Learners can choose from 19 different designs. Many of the pages include space for writing and drawing.
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Interactive Student Notebook for Middle School ELA

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Encourage creative, independent, and reflective thinking and writing throughout the school year by having your class members keep Interactive Student Notebooks (ISN). Here you'll find a presentation designed to introduce students to the...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Show your class how two topics can come together by asking them to take notes in Y shape. This notes page provides space for comments and two topics. The two topics merge together, and there is place for individuals to note down...
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Pizza Biography

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
A biography writing lesson with a tasty twist! Kids create a "visual biography" in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph, and toppings represent supporting details. They learn research techniques, note-taking skills, and how to...
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The Daily Scoop

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils report classroom news. First, they write complete sentences using adjectives and adverbs to describe events. Next, they take turns presenting interesting news to the class using appropriate volume and clarity. As an extension,...
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The Carolingian Dynasty

For Students 7th - 9th
Assist your class as they take notes on the Carolingian Dynasty. This handout contains spaces for them to take down information on each of the six rulers of the time period. Starting with Duke Pepin and finishing up with Louis I, this...
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Beginning Your Inquiry

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
If you're starting a research project, use this guide to help young learners form the inquiry for their research. With steps that outline the entire process, including note taking and gauging the quality of an inquiry question, this...
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Notes Unit 1: Art Fundamentals

For Students 6th - 9th
Here is a guide for your middle schoolers to use while you are providing a lecture on the basics of art. They use this worksheet to aid them as they take notes on the purpose of art, art elements, properties of art, and art principles....
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Writing a Letter

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Here are three well-thought-out tasks intended to build good note taking and letter writing skills. The class reads three short letters, determines who wrote them (based on context) and takes notes as a pre-writing activity. They finish...
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Comprehension: Compare and Contrast Topics in Two Texts

For Teachers 3rd
A scripted lesson can be a big help for new teachers. This fully scripted three-day learning activity provides teachers with the means to demonstrate how to compare and contrast two topics in two texts. Learners will work as a class to...
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Alternative Energy Sources

For Teachers 6th
After reading the True Story of the Three Little Pigs, sixth graders consider the use of sustainable and alternative energy sources. They participate is a panel discussion on the topic, conduct research and present their findings orally....
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Reading Expository Nonfiction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Highlighters and Post-it notes bring purpose and fun to marking important ideas and details in a text. Readers keep summaries of texts they have read in a journal or log, and can use this to retell main ideas and supporting details. This...
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Selective Underlining Taking Notes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
It is so important for learners to become selective and strategic readers. This slide show provides examples and practice exercises that encourage them to read informational text and selectively underline key points or information. Great...
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For Teachers 7th
Use this complete and simple lesson plan to help your class examine the main characters in Kipling's story Rikki-Tkki-Tavi. A fun and creative pre-reading activity, coupled with two different graphic organizers, help to scaffold young...
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Information Reports

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students practice essay skills. In this essay skills lesson, students select an essay subject and take notes for their topic. Students create a web for their essays. Students organize, write, revise, and publish their essays.
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Listening To a Guest Speaker

For Teachers 3rd - 11th Standards
Pupils review the main points of note-taking to summarize the content of a formal or informal spoken presentation. They hear a guest speaker talk about a pre-arranged topic and take notes during the presentation. Next, they write a...
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Researching Skills: Taking Notes

For Students 8th - 9th
The how and why of note taking is the focus of a four-page worksheet. Tips include how to take notes in class, how to prepare note cards for a speech, how to fill out note cards on readings, and where to keep notes. Whether distributed...
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Listening - Strategies to Improve Listening Skills

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover strategies to help become a better listener, to identify main idea, and recognize important details. They then make note of important information and answer questions related to the listening passage.
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Taking Notes

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Are your writers failing to include important information when crafting summaries? Are they including tiny, irrelevant details? Guide them to solid summary writing by providing them with this practice activity. Writers will read...
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Be An Effective Note-Taker

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Guide your middle schoolers through the process of taking notes with this presentation. With tips and suggestions in the first half, the slideshow could be a good way to begin a research unit in your classroom. The second half of the...
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Answering a Research Question

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore beginning research skills. In this nonfiction comprehension and research instructional activity, students generate possible research questions to answer when given the book title of Animals of the Sea and Shore by Ann O....