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These visual note-taking worksheets are designed to be used in conjunction with the popular Crash Course Study Skills videos on YouTube. They cover episodes 1-10, and topics such as taking notes, reading assignments, memory, planning and organization, focus and concentration, procrastination, studying for tests or exams, test anxiety, papers and essays, and exercise.
The printable worksheets encourage active listening and spur students to engage in an often-dry subject: study skills. Most episodes are about 10 minutes in length, so the mini-lesson could run for between 25-40 minutes depending on the class.
Photos of completed worksheets and teacher notes are included after each worksheet. The notes contain a hyperlink to each video. Please note that some worksheets have more than one version to account for spelling differences between the USA and UK/Australia. Ensure you print the applicable worksheet.
How to use:
1. Introduce the concept of visual note-taking (if your class is unfamiliar). Google (or visit the tpt store of) Math Giraffe for more information about visual note-taking (or doodle notes).
2. Explain that you will be watching a short video about a study skill and that students are to use the worksheet to take notes. Explain that they are encouraged to write, highlight, draw, shade, and scribble while listening/watching.
3. After the video has played, use it as a starting point for discussion about the study skill and discuss what students have written as part of their notes.
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