This 2-page document includes a worksheet that allows students to record information gathered from reading a non-fiction article from a book, online source, or database. The top of the worksheet includes a place to record bibliographic information before reading. The middle of the page includes tips for close reading. A graphic organizer takes up the bottom half of the page, allowing students to record topics, notes, lines from the reading, and questions and thoughts. The second page are tips for designing discussion points for a student-lead discussion to follow after note-taking. Included for ease of access, a free third page contains information on MLA citation from Owl Purdue. Use the worksheet as a guide for upper level students. Help them read through an article or 2, giving them ideas about topics that present themselves in the article. Model how to write their thoughts into the graphic organizer, and give them a chance to write their own notes. Move into a discussion after they write their notes out. Thanks for your interest in the product!