Taking Notes for Class
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Standard Convey Ideas in Writing
Outcomes Students will find the key ideas in a short biography and practice the note-taking strategies of SQ3R, Cornell and outlining.
language arts - writing , language arts - reading
Family, Worker, Community Member
ABE, Family Literacy, Workforce Education, Urban, Rural
NRS Learner Levels (ABE/GED)
1.0 to 2.0 hours
Think Aloud Teaching Strategy
Semantic Mapping Teaching Strategy
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Students preparing for postsecondary education will need to have experience taking notes for their classes. The teacher is being very explicit as she introduces several note taking strategies to the class, allowing them to practice using physics content.
As part of a transitions workshop, students will be able to practice note taking strategies in preparation for attending a university course.
Finding key ideas and summarizing is the foundation skill for being successful as note takers. Students will practice these techniques and then apply what they have learned in an actual university class.
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