Annotating and Note Taking Assignment For this assignment you need to select pages from a textbook or article read and

Annotating and Note Taking Assignment
For this assignment, you need to select pages from a textbook or article, read and annotate the pages, and then create a set of notes based on the material you read and annotated.
Step 1: Review the marking (annotating) strategies from Chapter 6 (pp. 134-135).
Step 2:
Select
three-four consecutive
pages
from one of your college textbooks
OR
select the article below.
Print a copy of your selected textbook pages or article.
5 Characteristics of Grit: How Many Do You Have?[If you select this article (4 pages), you will need to
annotate
all 4 pages.] ClickHERE Actionsto download the article.
Step 3:
Read and annotate your selected textbook pages or article.
Your annotations may be
handwritten, typed, or electronically produced.
Annotations could include underlining or highlighting
along with other annotations.
Highlights should not exceed 10-15
% of your page.
You may choose to color code as you annotate.
Keep in mind that underlining and highlighting are not enough.
Other annotations are required; choose from:
summarizing
or
paraphrasing
in the margins
identifying
key terms
defining unknown terms
jotting down questions that occur to you as you read
jotting down your reactions to the material
adding explanations or elaboration
providing additional examples
Your annotations should demonstrate your
active involvement
with the reading.
Example of an annotated text:
http://faculty.bucks.edu/specpop/annotate-ex.htm
(Links to an external site.)
Step 4:
Next,
create a separate, detailed page of notes
over the material you read and annotated. Your notes may be handwritten or typed.
Use one of the following note-taking methods: Cornell Format, Outline Format or List Format. Read Chapter 5 for details.
Step 5:
Submit BOTH your
annotated pages
and
your set of notes
in the assignment link.
If you are taking this course online, you will need to
scan or take a photo of any handwritten annotations or notes
before uploading.
If you are taking this course in a face-to-face setting, your professor may require you to submit your work in class.
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