Learning Logs
Purpose:  To record the information they are learning, write questions and reflections about their learning.

Rationale:  By putting their thoughts down on paper the students gain a different perspective on the reading material.

    1.  Have students make learning logs at the beginning of a them study.
    2.  Plan activities for logs:
        *drawing diagrams
    Impromptu writing is the basis for writing.
    3.  Monitor entries.  Respond to questions and clarify confusions.

Strengths:  Students thing about what they are reading.

Weaknesses:  Could be time consuming when having to respond to all the journal/logs.

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