Cornell Notes Visual Communications and Computer Applications Ms. Harris – Stewart Middle School Essential Question – how can my Cornell Notes help me get better grades? Repetition – repeat something over and over. 1st repetition - 10 min. first time writing down. 2nd repetition – review notes 24 hours later. 3rd repetition – look over 7 days later. Questions/Main Ideas In this section: Chunk the notes. Write a question for each chunk. Try to anticipate questions that could be on a test. Give each an asterisk. Notes In this section: Take notes from lesson. Circle the key words. Highlight and underline the main ideas. Make lines from chunks to questions. Summary In this section – bring it all together: Read all questions Answer each question. Sentences in summary should match the questions in the notes. Use fold over method Ask teacher questions Study, revise, and compare notes with friends – collaborate Fun Cornell Notes Video This is a fun student-made video about Cornell Notes – enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh6 m9jRTT3w Choose your favorite 3 lessons from the semester and create Cornell Notes for each. You will be adding these 3 Cornell Notes to your Best Works PowerPoint Presentations. Once you have created your notes photograph them and then upload to your PowerPoint. Keep working on the Best Works presentation so that you can use it for your Student Led Conference at the end of this week.