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Elementary Take Notes


How to Take Notes

You take notes so you will remember what you read or hear!

Rules of Note-Taking

  1. Write clearly.
  2. Outline--writing everything is too hard.
  3. Listen or focus on what you are writing.
  4. Don't waste space, only write things that are confusing or new to you.
  5. Don't use someone else's notes, they won't make sense.


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