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6 Ways To Make Excellent Keyword Notes

Published on 23 October, 2013 at 9:43 am By

Students often complain that they have learned everything well, but the data and information seems to escape their mind during exams. Parents and teachers are at loss as to how to help students retain what they learn, for that elusive success in their exams. The answer is keyword notes. Keyword notes help students in rapid revisions and enable them to take down maximum points during lectures. They are easy to make and can be made for almost every subject and topic. One has to be extra careful while making keyword notes, as it is essential to ensure that you make notes which could be followed quickly and is easy to assimilate. The idea is to transform your study notes into small stories using these 6 tricks so that revisions are quicker and more effective. Get cracking with those complicated chapters and see the magic key word notes can spin.

6. Use words that summarize the text well:

When you start with key world note making, avoid writing down unnecessary words like prepositions, articles or conjunctions. Choose words that are important to a definition or a concept which must be retained. Words that can trigger an entire paragraph leading to detailing of sections are the ones you should use for your notes. For example, if you are studying the Indian freedom movement, the words like non-violence, Mahatma Gandhi, Sepoy mutiny, Dandi march etc should be used along with the East India Company, British policy, divide/ rule or any other relevant word.


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6 Ways To Make Excellent Keyword Notes

5. Do not choose unfamiliar words:

New words with which you are not familiar can be difficult to remember; hence it is better to avoid using them for your key word notes. It is not wise racking your brain trying to recall the keyword itself. Use words you are more likely to remember. You can even use words that may mean something else but trigger relevant thoughts in your head. For example, coffee may remind you of a specific bird and its chirp in the morning who accompanies you when you have coffee or black board may remind you of a particular mathematical equation. So don’t hesitate from forming your own unique key word notes based on your individualistic associations.

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