How to Make Note-taking Memorable

Teach students to associate memories as they are note-taking. They can be more effective in recalling the information they took notes on and have better recall when studying. Here’s a tip for upper grade levels like fifth grade to use when learning to take notes and to improve note-taking skills. Let’s find out how color and illustrations can go a long way for any subject area like science, social studies, etc.

How to Make Note-taking Memorable

Note-taking Tips

When you encourage students to take notes, teach them how or are using interactive notebooks – teach them how to build strong memories to the information they are taking notes on. By introducing the use of color you can help students learn to associate memories and feeling with terms, vocabulary and more. Plus, encouraging students to use illustrations to deepen their notes is a sure-fire way to strengthen what they will recall about the content of their notes…

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.