“Your Key To Success
A interactive notebook (ISN) your own
personalized DIARY of learning about science
A portfolio of your work in ONE convenient
spot. This is great for studying for upcoming
quizzes & test
A great ORGANIZATIONAL tool that gives
you permission to be PLAYFUL AND
CREATIVE in your responses without "messing
up" your notes.
Allows you to be like a REAL SCIENTIST!
The notebook is divided into TWO sections.
The Left SIDE “LOVES” student work.
This is the side that you can use to show me
your creativity. This is the “output” or
The Right side is “RESTRICTED” and
contains only information given by Mrs. J.
Nothing else should be placed on the
The notebook is divided into TWO sections.
LEFT side “loves” RIGHT side is “restricted” to
STUDENT work = OUTPUT TEACHER INPUT
WARMUP #1 Fill in the missing word.
Decomposer Producer Consumer
Plants are ____. Lions, tigers, and bears are
____. Worms and mushrooms are____
The LEFT SIDE belongs to you.
It contains your warm-up (QUESTION
MARK) and the day’s activity (LIGHTBULB).
On this page you may include diagrams,
cartoons, drawings, poems, foldables, etc.
Let your CREATIVITY go wild!
ODD PAGES =1, 3, 5, 7, 9…YOU GOT IT..
WARMUP #1 Fill in the missing word. The DAY’S ACTIVITY
Decomposers Producers Consumers
is placed on the LEFT
Plants are _________. Lions, tigers, and
bears are ________. Worms and side of the notebook.
Fill in the missing word.
Decomposer Producers Consumers
Plants are _________. Lions, tigers, and bears are
________. Worms and mushrooms are_________
The TOP of the left side of the has a question mark and is
referred to as the WARM-UP. This “warm-up” will always be
on the smart board. It acts as a review before the start of class
and should be completed within the first FIVE minutes of class
The day’s activity is placed
on the LEFT or OUTPUT
side of the notebook. This is
indicated with a yellow light
bulb icon. This section acts
as a reinforcement for the
RIGHT or INPUT side side
and is referred to as the
WARMUP. This side
entails hands on, tactile
learning, usually involving
Poems, Rap Songs
Teach Your Parent
The RIGHT SIDE belongs to me and
should only contain information given
or “input” from Ms. J. Nothing else
should be placed on this page!
The RIGHT SIDE contains the notepad
icon and will contain all the TESTABLE
Even Pages = 2,4,6,8..YOU KNOW IT.
The RIGHT side of
the notebook contains
information given to
you by Mrs. DuBose.
It has a purple
notepad in the corner.
This is the ESSENTIAL
information that will
DEFINITELY be on a
quiz or test. Nothing
else should go on this
– Teacher guided Powerpoint notes
– Article Readings
“ISN's are easy to do and "Don't leave your ISN until the last
worth a lot of points, so take day, otherwise you may be up to
time and effort to do them the early morning hours finishing
"Always update your table of "Colorize things. It looks so much
contents so papers don't get better that way”
messed up - or in case of an "Keep it in order, because you
ISN check.“ never know when a notebook check
"An ISN is a great tool, keep it might come up.“
"You have to spend quality
time on your ISN.“
Scissors Glue or glue
(2 PER MONTH)
TWO 1- SUBJECT Erasable pens & pencils
“MEAD works BEST”
The name of the course:
– 7th Grade Science
The words: Interactive Science
The class period that you have
– 1st, 2nd, 5th, or 7th hour
The school year: 2010-2011
Your “awesome” teacher: Ms. J
Your name: (self explanatory)
TWO OR MORE SCIENCE PICTURES:
– You can draw, get from magazine or
Starting with the 1st page, number the first 50
pages. The 1st page is 0. Numbers should be
small and at the top outside corner of every page.
1 TABLE OF TABLE OF 2
(Skip pages 0-9..These will be REFERENCE PAGES)
At the top of PAGES 3,4 & 5, write Table of
Contents. Divide each page into 4
columns: Date, Description, Page #
3 TABLE OF 4 5 6
On page 5-8, you will glue class handouts.
On page 9, you will create your Unit Page
7 9 Unit Title Page
•Create a colorful
Drawing or get pics
that relate to the
unit we are
DATE DESCRIPTION PAGE # Grade/
No RIPPED OUT pages or torn corners
No DOODLING that doesn’t relate to science
Notebook should only be used for SCIENCE
CLASS ONLY not for Math, Language Arts,
DATE AND NUMBER each page
All entries must go into the Table of Contents
BE COLORFUL & LOVE YOUR NOTEBOOK