Reflection: Student Ownership Color Coded Notetaking - Section 3: Reflecting on Learning


Students were very receptive to the color coded note taking system.  They like writing shorter facts on one note card.  Students, many of whom are visual learners, expressed their enjoyment of using color index cards.  As students were Sharing Tips on Note Taking, I noticed that students were detailed in sharing how they organized their note cards using the color coded note taking system.

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Color Coded Notetaking

Unit 5: Florida Research
Lesson 4 of 5

Objective: SWBAT extract relevant information pertinent to research topic.

Big Idea: How can color coded index cards organize information for research? Students use various text features to locate key facts and organize information to produce reports on a given topic.

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