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Cornell Notes

A Note-taking Strategy

Tonya Swanda

on 6 April 2013

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Cornell Notes in Science Reading Strategies Pros and Cons What are Cornell Notes? And where do they fit in as a "reading strategy"? Cornell Notes A Reading & Note-taking Strategy Cornell Notes by Tonya Swanda Why use Cornell Notes in Science? Cornell Notes *Name, Date, Course on top

*Main idea, questions, important vocabulary words and key points - left column

*Notes, drawings, diagrams, definitions
-right column

*Summary of topic at the bottom *An organizational note-taking system http://lsc.cornell.edu/Sidebars/Study_Skills_Resources/cornellsystem.pdf History devised in the 1950s by Walter Pauk, an education professor at Cornell University

Pauk wrote about this note-taking strategy in his best-selling book "How to Study in College", which is currently on it's 10th edition

Cornell notes quickly spread to other schools, particularly law schools. While Reading Strategies Concept maps
Graphic organizers
Frayer Model
Reading Response Pre-Reading Strategies Pre-reading
While reading
Vocabulary work
Preview reading selection
Make predictions
Quick Writes Post-Reading Strategies Summary/Synthesize
Organizing Notes
Answering Questions
Discussion Pros: Cons: Using Cornell Notes Easy to use, can do alone
Effective organizational tool
Can incorporate otherstrategies into the notes
Good for kinesthetic learner by Tonya Swanda
4-6-13 of English Language Arts Standards » Science & Technical Subjects » Grades 6-8
RST.6-8.2. Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
•RST.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently. Not often used with a group, and group discussion is good!

Students could take notes without any higher level thinking, not really gaining anything from this method.

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