Reading, Listening, and Note Taking

Active listening is all about thinking, asking questions, and making connections. That's the take-away from a lesson about active listening. Participants learn techniques for identifying important information, including how to ask questions and how to use abbreviations in their notes.

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Instructional Ideas
  • For the note-taking exercise, select an article about a subject with which class members may not be familiar
Classroom Considerations
  • Third of six lessons in the High School and Beyond Module
  • Requires copies of the "Active Note Taking" activity sheet and an article to read to the class
Pros
  • The resource includes an assessment, extensions, and a homework assignment
Cons
  • None