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Megan JonesMarch 9, 2011, 2011Chapter Eight – NotesBook and Selected Text
Selected Text: Who Moved My Cheese?
Before The story starts off about a person who isvisiting with friends after a class reunion,talking about life, work, families, etc.The Story The main meatof the book is the story the authortalksabout. That there were two groups of mice thatfindcheese daily. However, one day the cheese ismoved anddisrupts the life of the different sets of mice. Whileoneset of mice is upset, chose to be lazy and not find adifferent path, getting angry at the world; the othersetof mice are out looking and find ‘new cheese.’After, people’s views The end of the book was with the same groupof people discussing how the story relates tothem, how most people aren’t comfortablewith change or someone else moving theircheese. Some individuals loved how easy itwas to change, pick up, and find thathappiness.
Chapter 8 – Getting it Down: Making and Taking Notes Across theCurriculum
Why Teach StudentsHow to Take Notes?Cornell notes, two partbig ideas/details.I am trying to reflect onwhat type of notes that Iuse. I mainly use the
Main Idea Information of interestHeading/Subheading Information of interestReaction of information
Teachers disagreeingthat note taking shouldbe taught vs. the skillalready given.Helping students learndoes mean teachingthem note taking skills,good notes, which areuseful later on.‘outline’ format withmajor points.I think different contenthas different methods totaking notes, some aremore appropriate thanothers.Strategies at Work English: dictoglos listen to a read aloud,review their notes, andthen have a discussion(helps with listeningskills as well)Mathematics: outlineframework, tells themwhat to write, foldedquad paper notes *tabletents that sayworking/ready to informteacher of students’paceSocial Studies: use astructured outline,involve technology, notemaking guide (forstudents to fill in theblank).Science: split-page noteformat, promotedialogueElectives: researchprocess, by topic withI find it rather ironicthat previously statedthat I enjoy taking notesin an outline format;that later the contentMath used that as oneof its prime examples.Maybe the way studentstake notes is a goodindicator of theirlearning personality?I think helping studentswith their notes is vital,and a variety of methods should beshown.

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