hear, view, or touch the information.
Read an article on whales, then
have someone read it to you and ask you questions.
Watch or listen to an author interview.
Go to a museum and see artifacts.
Read the information that you got from your most helpful source.Try
having someone else read it to you and ask you questions to see
if you understood it.
which infomation you can really use.
"Does it answer one of my questions?"
"Will it make the report interesting?"
"Is it an important fact about this topic?"
Look back at the question list you made in Step 1.2.
Make a short note on a card (or highlight sentences on a copy)
ONLY if they directly answer the
questions you asked. Do not use any parts that don't actually
Save all your note cards, or keep your marked copies, in one spot,
such as a folder or manila envelope.