Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 3414 Step Take Good Notes How good are you at notetaking? 1. My notes are neat and organized. _____ _____ _____ 2. I use symbols and abbreviations. _____ _____ _____ 3. I recognize important information. _____ _____ _____ 4. I write down any information the teacher writes on the board. _____ _____ _____ 5. I put key words in the left margins. _____ _____ _____ 6. I put the subject and date at the top of each page. _____ _____ _____ 7. If I’m absent, I get a copy of the notes I missed. _____ _____ _____ 8. I go over my notes after class and fill in the things I missed. _____ _____ _____ 9. I underline, star, or highlight the most important information. _____ _____ _____ 10. My notes help me do well on tests. _____ _____ _____ Put check marks in the spaces that best describe you. Since test questions often come from material that’s been presented in class, taking good notes will help you study and do well on tests. Early in middle school, notetaking may consist of copying what a teacher has written on the board; however, in high school, it’s important for stu- dents to be able to listen to a lecture and take good notes. Give yourself 2 points for each Almost Always, 1point for each Some- times, and 0 for each Hardly Ever response. Your Score _____ Almost Always Hardly Ever Some- times 5