You don't have to read through every chapter before your son or daughter gets to it. You don't have to create reading comprehension quizzes or lists of dates or places to memorize.
All you need is a systematic way for your student to write down what he or she learns. Through writing, we make sense of what we've learned. We make connections between the new information we just gathered and the old information that we learned through reading, listening, or first-hand experience.
But given the responsibility to "take notes," many middle and high school students quickly feel overwhelmed or slide into bad habits.
This template is a simple, streamlined way for your student to internalize the information gained through reading.
Here's how to use it: