History Note Taking Tips and Tricks

Make history instantly more memorable.

Writing notes by hand and color coding by time periods, places, names can be a great way to remember facts

Follow these tips to improve your history note taking skills:

Pick colors that help you remember best. For example:

Red = Names
Orange = Eras
Purple= Dates
Pink= Events
Blue = Location
Green = Event Details

Use a pen that comes in a wide array of colors, is bright and smudge-resistant, like the Paper Mate Ink Joy Gel pen

Add tabs by era in your notebook to find notes quicker and easier

Create a table of contents at the beginning of your notebook to stay organized

These tips will not only make history easier to remember, but also will make it easier to find important information in your notebook to review later on.

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