How toOne Page Magic: A Visual Note Taking Strategy
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Text To Analyze
One Page Magic is a visual note-taking activity to use with both literary and informational texts.
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For this tutorial we are using the poem “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou.
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You will use the text of your choice as well as your own layout, handwriting and drawing styles.
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First, write the title of the poem and the author’s full name.
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Then, quote a line from the poem and explain what you believe it means.
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Draw 5 images from the poem and caption the imagery that inspired each.
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Create a border using a key phrase.
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Select the main idea of the poem and relate it to your own life.
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Define two important words from the poem by writing them out.
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Quote a line/phrase and make a personal connection to it.
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Explain why a friend or family member might want to read this poem.
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Write a short poem inspired by the poem.
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Add color to all images!
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Quick tip: Add sticky notes for grading and clarity!
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