You will remember something better if you think of it in images and words.
Drawing and doodling an keep us from daydreaming and help us to focus on the task at hand. Listening or reading with pencil in hand leads to a 29% better memory recall.
When the need to understand is high, sketch!
here are some ideas that were shared!
-Give the students a 3x2 graphic organizer, and sketch something from every chapter in each box. Students will then find a partner to review the book based solely on the sketchnotes.
-Give the students a copy of text or poem and some butcher paper. They will sketch together as they are reading.