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What is your favorite way to do notebooks in class?
- scripted: you tell them what to write and where it goes (turn in for points)
- unscripted: they are using it to show their thought process and learning
How do you do notebooks?
This thread was posted on April 26, 2018 at 10:24 AM ET by Jessica Anderson.
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I implement both ways in my classroom. Sometimes I need them to use their journal as a resource and want them to have accurate information. Other times I want to know what their understanding of the concept is and read a reflection of what they learned. It is easy to get carried away with a "Scrapbook journal" but I think students gain a better understanding reflection on their own learning. I have seen where notebooks being used where one side of the notebook was for notes and diagrams and the other side was for student reflection.
I also implement both. I would also have a separate notebook for laboratory activities. I also tried Interactive notebooks in the lower levels (6th grade).