Cornell Notes Example
the left margin
students write the headings & subheadings from the textbook. They are printed in blue or red ink.
This is an
example of the Cornell Notes that students will write while reading assigned
The heading of the Cornell is three parts: the chapter number and section, the title of the section, and the pages of the section. This information is found in the textbook.
Chapter 6.2 Genetics Since
GATE students will be required to write a question(or request) under the heading/subheading using a complex Bloom's verb. This is a great study technique.
Notes for each heading/subheading are written as
short facts. They are not complete sentences. Students select what facts
are important. Using abreviations and symbols is extremely helpful and
neither allele was dominant, trait was blended
intermediate phenotype was pink
incomplete dominance- production of phenotype that is
intermediate (in between) the two homozygous parents
many traits are controlled by more than two alleles (2 forms or types
eye color is a single trait produced by a combination of many genes
Sometimes students will be assigned to answer questions at the end of the section. Students will check their planner for the specific homework assignment.
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