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Crash Course: Study Skills

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A 10-video collection introduces learners to the skills they need to learn. Topics include note taking, preparing for tests, how to avoid procrastination, and how to control anxiety. Along the way, viewers will also learn about how the...

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom, Super Scientist and Considering How Technologies Are Developed to Meet Societal Needs

For Teachers 5th Standards
The first unit in the three-unit Module 2B series has fifth graders begin to build background knowledge about the process of scientific inquiry and how new or improved technologies are developed to meet society's needs. Scholars take a...
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Reading Literature: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Looking for resources that model how to address specific Common Core Standards for reading literature in grades 11 and 12? Then check out this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common...
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Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Align your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure...
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Reading Literature: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The materials in this collect of resources are designed to address all the Common Core reading literature standards for 9th and 10th graders.  Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the specific standard addressed.
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Taking Notes for Science Class

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Provide young scholars with the tools they need to succeed with this reference on the Cornell note-taking strategy. By breaking the content of lessons into main ideas, supporting details, and overall summaries, students are able to...
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Note-Taking Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Did you know that the average teacher speaks 125-140 words per minute? Wow! So, what's the best note-taking strategy? Present your class with this PowerPoint to highlight some of the benefits of good note-taking. Learners are encouraged...
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Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking...
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Active Learning and Note Taking Guide

For Students 6th - 9th
Designed for parent and guardians, this 368-page, eight unit, interactive, skill-building packet models Cornell note taking methods and reading strategies. A tremendous resource for homeschoolers as well as classrooms.
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Note-Taking Skills (Cornell)

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Taking good notes is key to success in academic classes. How to take good notes is the focus of this five-page packet that introduces the Cornell, the Five R's, and the SQ3R methods of note taking in one study skills lesson.
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Take Effective Class Notes: Strategic Note-Taking

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Your class members will feel confident in taking notes during your next lecture with this great note-taking worksheet, through which learners practice activating prior knowledge, recording key points, flagging new vocabulary, and...
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Listening for Main Idea and Supporting Details

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Did you hear that? It's the main idea! Teach your class listening and note-taking strategies for determining the main idea by following the steps provided in this plan.
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Tips and Techniques for Taking Notes in Class

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From reading the class syllabi or listening for lecture indicators to considering typing vs. handwriting and formatting, read through this list of suggested note-taking tips that can help learners discover which techniques work best for...
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Notes on Notes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Five straightforward strategies to help your pupils organize and retain information.
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Cornell Notes with I Tunes

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Note taking is an invaluable skill and requires practice. This instructional activity incorporates the Cornell Notes format, however the plan itself could be implemented to teach any style. The basic idea here is to use university...
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Taking Notes

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Are your writers failing to include important information when crafting summaries? Are they including tiny, irrelevant details? Guide them to solid summary writing by providing them with this practice activity. Writers will read...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: On-Demand Note-taking and Text-Dependent Questions

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewFlex those brain muscles! Scholars take a mid-unit assessment, conducting research to take notes about how a particular invention helped meet society's needs. To complete the test, they work on draft sketches for their graphic novelettes. 
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Reading, Note-Taking and Paragraph Writing

For Teachers 4th Standards
For this mid-unit assessment, fourth graders should be able to read, take notes and write a well-constructed paragraph. This plan is a halfway point for a larger unit that utilizes close reading skills and visible thinking strategies to...
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For Teachers 7th
Use this complete and simple lesson plan to help your class examine the main characters in Kipling's story Rikki-Tkki-Tavi. A fun and creative pre-reading activity, coupled with two different graphic organizers, help to scaffold young...
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Researching the Past

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners research the western movement in order to learn note taking strategies with nonfiction texts. They use the Internet to search for important information about the western movement using the Cornell Notes note-taking system. They...
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Take Note2!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice the note-taking skills of Pocket Note Taking, Outlining, and 2 column note taking. They use pocket notes, outlining, and/or two-column notes to summarize information taken from web sites or other sources. Afterward,...
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Cultivate Active Reading Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have class members try out these strategies to improve comprehension and engagement.
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Listening - Strategies to Improve Listening Skills

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover strategies to help become a better listener, to identify main idea, and recognize important details. They then make note of important information and answer questions related to the listening passage.
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Cornell Notetaking

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The beauty of this colorful presentation about Cornell notes is that it begins with a very powerful statistic: "Those who take organized notes and do something with them remember 90-100% of the material indefinitely!" Zounds! Now there's...