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Test Your Note-Taking Know-How

Do you know what it means to be a good note-taker? Test your knowledge with our quiz!

Quiz

Do you know what it means to be a good note-taker? Test your knowledge with our quiz!

1. There is one right way to take notes.

  • True.
  • False.

2. Traditional Roman numeral note taking is the only way to organize notes.

  • False.
  • True.

3. Some kids don't need to take notes at all.

  • True.
  • False.

4. Poor note taking indicates your child is doing something wrong.

  • True.
  • False.

5. When taking notes, your child should focus only on the details of the class and, like a reporter, "get down the facts in black and white."

  • True.
  • False.

6. Using a tape recorder in class is cheating and not allowed in school to supplement note taking.

  • True.
  • False.

7. Your child should experiment with different ways to take notes, using different notation systems and structures, until he finds the best fit.

  • True.
  • False.

8. Note taking is an irrelevant skill and there is no academic or intellectual value in learning to take individualized notes.

  • True.
  • False.

1. There is one right way to take notes.
False.

2. Traditional Roman numeral note taking is the only way to organize notes.
False.

3. Some kids don't need to take notes at all.
True.

4. Poor note taking indicates your child is doing something wrong.
False.

5. When taking notes, your child should focus only on the details of the class and, like a reporter, "get down the facts in black and white."
False.

6. Using a tape recorder in class is cheating and not allowed in school to supplement note taking.
False.

7. Your child should experiment with different ways to take notes, using different notation systems and structures, until he finds the best fit.
True.

8. Note taking is an irrelevant skill and there is no academic or intellectual value in learning to take individualized notes.
False.

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