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Quality note-taking is crucial to doing a History Fair project.Some schools may require Cornell Notes or may have their own note-taking systems.

Here are additional forms that students and teachers find very useful. Read below or download the PDF.

History Fair Note-Taking

 

Name: _____________________________________Date: ________________

 

History Fair Notes


1. TYPE OF SOURCE (circle one)           Primary          or         Secondary


2. SOURCE INFORMATION:

Title / Name of Source: ________________________________________________________________

Article Title (if needed) ________________________________________________________________

Type (book, interview, etc): ____________Volume/Edition (if needed)________

Author(s)/ Editor(s): ________________________________________________

Publisher: ________________________________________________________

City, State and Year Published: ________________________________________________________________

Pages Used: _____________________________________________________

FOR WEBSITES ONLY:

URL: (www) ______________________________________________________

When it was electronically published: _________________Date Used: ________


3. NOTES FROM THE SOURCE: Type of notes: (circle all that apply):

Summary                   paraphrase                and/or             quotations



Quotes (p.)

from article/ book

Why quote is important




























 

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4. FOR ANNOTATION

What is this source about? (Don’t just explain about your topic.  What is included in this source?)

 

 

 


Describe why it helps you with your topic/project.  What does if bring to your research that helps you understand your topic/prove your thesis?

 

 

 

 


5. CITATIONS

Now that you are finished with this part, go to one of these websites or use an MLA citations book to properly CITE the source.  YOU ARE NOT DONE with this until you have PROPERLY cited the source!

www.easybib.com

www.bibme.org

http://citationmachine.net/

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