1. Introduction to Take Notes in a Table

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In this lesson, you will create a table for note-taking and then take notes in the table.

There are many ways to take notes.

Some use a table to organize what notes to take and how to study them, such as a method called Cornell Note Taking.

You will learn a form of Cornell notes in this lesson, and use it to take notes for a book chapter, lecture, or short video.

Taking organized notes is useful in many situations.

This method is particularly helpful for studying and preparing for tests.

Using a structured template helps you decide the best information to write down in your notes.

Having organized notes then helps you study and retain the information.

As you complete this project in Google Docs, you will: Make a template for note-taking using a table, Label your template, Make a copy of your template, Take notes in your table, And review and study your notes.

Your table might look a little different than the example shown in this lesson.

But make it as close to the example as possible, so you can use this method to take good notes.

This lesson uses Google Docs, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any word processing application or even on a piece of paper.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google dot com.

If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

To begin, open your Google Drive, create a new document, and rename it.

Then, move on to the next video to create your note-taking table.

Now, it’s your turn: Log in to your Google account and open Google Drive, And create a new document and name it.


  1. Log in to your Google account and open Google Drive.
  2. Create a new document and name it.