Lesson: Cornell Notes



  1. Read Chapter – Lesson – .
  2. Most lessons in the book are divided into 3 sections. We will take notes for each section and write a summary for each section.
  3. Format your paper, Cornell Note style. (See picture above)
  4. Title your paper according to the section of the book you are reading.
  5. Copy the questions for the first section (below) onto the left hand column of your paper.
  6. Answer each question, in the right hand column, using evidence from the text. Make sure to leave a blank line between the question/answer and the following question/answer.
  7. Repeat directions 5 and 6 for the second and third section of the lesson.
  8. When you have completed the questions and answers go back and review your information. Then in the space provided at the bottom of the page answer the review question in one paragraph. Be sure to use evidence from your notes to support your answers.