How do I keep my notes organized?
Since it is so easy to plagiarize unintentionally, it is very important to take good notes. When you are taking notes, you need to have a system so you can tell the difference between the following:
- Direct quoatation
- Common knowledge
Directions: Begin with #1 and work through #6 below. Then, click next.
Review the tips presented in the video you watched in Learn #1, How to Read a Scholarly Journal Article. Read the scholarly journal article Social Media and Body Image: #Fitspiration at Its Worst from American Fitness Journal, using those tips.
Review the tips presented in the video you watched in Learn #2, How to Take Notes in Class. Take notes on the article, Social Media and Body Image: #Fitspiration at Its Worst, from American Fitness Journal, using one of the methods. As you read and take notes, reflect on the questions you developed in Module One: Ask Good Questions.
Create notes, either in a note card or in a digital format. Refer to the note-taking information in Learn #2 and #7.
Choose an idea or quote from the article Social Media and Body Image: #Fitspiration at Its Worst. Write a sentence or two that paraphrases the idea or quote you chose from from the article.
Review Compile and Organize Your Data: Writing an Outline from INFOhio's World Book. (You may need your school username and password if accessing from home.)
Practice your outlining skills with this online Outline Maker. Practice organizing main points and supporting details. Outlining will help you produce a well-organized paper.