Nine tips for taking notes in a book (without ticking off your librarian!)

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Mar 1, 2011 1:49:00 PM

When I took my first English class right out of high school, I was shocked that not only did we have to purchase our own books, but we were even allowed to write in them!  I had always been told not to write in my schoolbooks—and all I ever saw written were things like “School SUX” or obscene drawings.  I was never taught to take notes in a book, but over time I learned that writing notes in the margin, highlighting or underlining a key point, and using my textbook as a practical, tangible tool were invaluable.

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Topics: Classroom Management, literary analysis, reading strategies, reading tips, taking notes

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