Break notes into four sections. There are many applications for this generic notes form including: sequencing, steps to solving problems, story illustrations, eliciting prior knowledge, and main idea above with details below.
Review the week’s concepts with a learning log. This form asks students to consider:
- The most important thing I learned this week was…
- I was confused by…
- Next time I would like to…
In addition to the book title, this reading log form has space to indicate whether the book was read alone or with a parent. It also has an area to total the minutes read for the whole seven day week.
The purpose of Bloom’s Taxonomy is to divide “educational objectives into three ‘domains’: Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor (sometimes loosely described as knowing/head, feeling/heart and doing/hands respectively). Within the domains, learning at the higher levels is dependent on having attained prerequisite knowledge and skills at lower levels.” [Source]
This taxonomy provides educators with terminology to focus their lesson and to assist them in including all three domains, creating a more holistic form of education.
Read six of Lincoln’s witty quotes, and then write one to two sentences explaining the meaning of each.
Use this graphic organizer with a news article or a story to sort statements as fact or opinion.