Getting ready to Take Notes

*Complete most assigned readings

*Review paperwork from earlier class

*Gather need supplies

Preparing The Paper

*Each page of notes should include:




-Guest Speaker, any identifying data

What to Write Down

*Use active listening skills

*Listen for cues

-Goals, purpose of lecture

-Signal Statements

*" The most important issue to remember"

*" Keep in mind"

*" Make sure you know"

*" I expect you to"

*" Hear closely"


*Main Concepts

*Important times

*Key items of information

-Clarify during spinning

*Anything crafted on the plank

*Question you might have

*Will that be on test?

What To never Write Down

*Personal anecdotes

*Irrelevant stories

*Complete sentences

*Will it be in the test?

-Unless it helps you remember

Using Short Reductions


-An Abbreviation is a shortened sort of a word or phrase accustomed to represent the whole. *cf (Compare)

*ie (that is)

*eg, ex (for example)

*w/ (with)

*w/o (without)

*&, (and)

*= (equals, is)

*Focus on writing the fewest phrases possible but still maintain that means.

Organize The Notes

*Use a special note taking structure


-Create your individual

*Areas for:






Individualize Your Notes

*Highlight significant elements

-Star main suggestions

-Underline vocabulary

-Highlight schedules

-Use? is actually

-Create the own important

Asking Queries

*Always ask questions!

-Ask when you need clarification

-Ask if you need something repeated

Simple Note Acquiring Skills


-Come well prepared

-Use lively listening skills


-Write word-for-word

-Write complete content

-Write personal anecdotes or perhaps stories

What is Outlining?


-Outlining consists of arranging concepts or issues in marriage to each other. -Logical order


I. Proceeding

A. Matter

1 . Supporting detail

a. Evidence or perhaps example

i actually. Explanation

(I) supporting depth

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