Notetaking is an important first step in understanding, recalling and using information to use in your assignment or essay.
Try the THIEVES method for thinking critically while taking notes from a chapter.
Every first sentence in a paragraph
Visuals and vocabulary
End of Chapter questions
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Graphic Organizers help you to process the new information you have found. They help you to make connections, compare and contrast, organize your thinking, create new meaning.
Graphic Organizers - Education Oasis - Over 60 organisers including Herringbone, Chain of events and Hierarchy charts
How to write good essays
Through this video learn about character development, setting the tone and mood, developing the plot and tension.