Cornell Note-Taking System

The 11 slides that follow provide a step-by-step example for taking notes using the Cornell Note-taking System. Click each thumbnail to see a larger picture.

1. Diagram of the note-taking area on the page.   

2. The 5 R’s                                                       

3. Record                                                          

4. Reduce                                                          

5. Recite                                                            

6. Reflect                                                           

7. Review                                                           

8. Remember                                                      

9. Lecture Note-taking using the Cornell System    

10. Example, The Navajos, set-up                           

11. Example, The Navajos, fill-in