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and all the awesome things you can do with them. Interactive Notebooks. Just Do It!. Create an introduction notebook page where you draw and write what you know about the English Reformation. Think Henry VIII, his wives, his religion reform, his background with the Catholic Church. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Interactive Notebook

Interactive Notebooksand all the awesome things you can do with them.Just Do It!Create an introduction notebook page where you draw and write what you know about the English Reformation.Think Henry VIII, his wives, his religion reform, his background with the Catholic Church

Graphically Organized Reading NotesHave each person at the table choose a different activity:Illustrated timelineSensory figure

Processing AssignmentHave each person at the table choose a different activity:A eulogy for Henry VIIIPolitical cartoon of English Reformation

What is it?Notebook containing three elements:Preview assignments (Just Do it!)Graphically organized reading notes (timeline and sensory figure)Processing assignments (eulogy and political cartoon)MaterialsNotebook or binder-recommended 100 pagesColored pencils and/or markersGlue stickCover pageHave students create a cover page for front notebook, an author page (the student), as well as a cover page for a unitUnit cover page often a preview assignmentPreview AssignmentIt could be a prior knowledge showcase, review, or predicting of upcoming unitUsually short assignments, like a Just Do ItGraphically Organized NotesInnovative way to visually take notesInformation students should be responsible forUsed for recording information in a meaningful and memorable wayProcessing AssignmentsLesson wrap upsTo synthesize and apply information from lesson or unitWhere teachers should incorporate multiple intelligences and higher order thinking skillsBenefits of NotebookProvides structure for studentsEngages students-by using a variety of assignmentsThe end product becomes a portfolio of students workGoalsHands on approach to learning-active participants in learningMakes information memorableHelps keep students organized

How to ImplementShould be a year long project, checked by teacher at least at the end of each unitTeacher should keep a Teacher Notebook that includes information students need to have

AssessmentHave students keep a table of contentsTeachers should include rubrics or guidelines for studentsHave students assess their own notebook to compare with teacher gradesIn Bring Learning Alive on p. 168 there is an example of notebook guidelines between student and teacherOther examplesFoldable maps for testing continent/ocean placementMosaic of demography of United States whose sizes and shapes match the importance of various topics, key words, or phrasesCreate a Janus figure-a drawing based on the Roman god portrayed with two opposite faces-to represent the English and French perspectives on Joan of ArcOther Resources to HelpDinah Zikes Notebook Foldables provides different ways to create pockets or foldables like a foldable timelineCathy is the Queen of interactive notebooks

CloserWas Henry VIIIs break with Rome a personal thing (divorce) or did he really find flaws with the message of the Catholic Church? Why? 2-3 sentences