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Study Skills Increase Success in High School Mathematics
Although your pupils are older, they must be taught how to effectively learn and retain mathematics.
Everyday Study Skills
Students develop good study skills. In this lesson plan about setting and reaching goals, students come to understand the different steps to being successful in studying. Students are introduced to setting priorities, organizing their goals, preventing becoming distracted, and finally developing a study plan. In my opinion, this lesson plan is a must for ALL students as a way to ensure their success for their future schooling.
Study Skills Workshop
Ninth graders discuss personal habits that are effective and ineffective. They complete a Personal Study Skills and Habits Review Survey. They participate in class discussion and offer insights to their study skill habits. They review educational skills necessary to progress toward life-long learning goals.
Dictionary and Study Skills
In this dictionary and study skills worksheet, learners examine an excerpt from a dictionary and use it to respond to 10 short answer and multiple choice questions.
Dictionary and Study Skills
In this dictionary/study skills worksheet, students use a 2 dictionary entries to answer short answer and multiple choice questions.
Study Skills Questionnaire
In this study skills instructional activity, students rate their study skills by filling out a questionnaire. Students rate 30 different study skills and then total up their score. An excellent resource!
Social Studies: Improving Academic Skills
Third graders play a variation of Bingo to reinforce study skills, time management, and test taking strategies. As the teacher draws key words, they offer brief explanations or descriptions about how the words can be used. As key words are called, 3rd graders mark them with an X.
Help Is On The Way!
Third graders recognize the attitudes, knowledge and skills contributing to effective learning in school and across the life span. They complete an inventory that self-assesses their ability in study skills, test taking strategies, and basic time management and organizational skills.
Dear Sassy Successful Student
Fifth graders identify the people who are responsible for their success and their current studying skills. In groups, they brainstorm helpful studying strategies and develop a creative way to share it with the class. To end the lesson plan, they complete their own studying assessment worksheet.
Promoting Academic Success
Students apply basic time management skills to their lifestyle and implement study skills. Also, they should be able to implement management techniques in their daily lives as well. Students list activities and assignments and determine where they are losing time by small scale planning and set goals. There are three lessons in all that build upon one another.
What's Your Style?
Sixth graders complete a learning style assessment and evaluate the information gained to determine accuracy in terms of what they know about themselves as learners. They then identify and implement strategies related to their preferred learning styles in self-management, study skills, goal setting, and test taking.
Research and Study Skills: Study Strategies
In these study strategies worksheets, students read the three different study strategies described on the index cards. Students then answer the 10 questions about the cards.
Students begin the very first day of class with a reminder of the ways we use social studies skill for everyday tasks.
Research and Study Skills: Textbook/Trade Book
What is the difference between a textbook and a trade book? Learners read the short passage and information provided before completing the questions that follow. A home activity is also provided that encourages parents to flip through a textbook with their child. How is it organized? What information does it contain?
Keystone Class Technology/Study Skills Unit
Eighth grade students take a study skills class aimed at increasing social skills and improving achievement. Students illustrate their individual interests and future goals. Skills are reinforced by using the same tools for study and report of a national monument.
Study Skills, Time, and Money Management
Enhance your high schoolers' time/money management and study skills. In each of three sessions, they examine their current habits and practice new strategies to best use their time and money, and to study most effectively. A service component focuses on how personal behavior affects the common good. Money management skills are applied to planning a fundraising event. Handouts need reformatting to be printable.
Organization and Study Skills
Middle schoolers with special needs utilize organizational skills such as what supplies to bring to class, how to use an assignment notebook, and how long it takes to complete an assignment. They become more independent students, become more confident, strengthen their memories, become organized, and have a plan of attack for textbook use, test-preparation and test-taking.
Research and Study Skills: Locate/Collect Information
In this research skills activity, students use the library resource list for inventors and inventions to answer the questions. Students answer 10 questions.
Research and Study Skills: Recipe
In these research and study skills worksheets, students read the recipes and use the information to answer the questions. Students answer 10 questions.
Research and Study Skills: Magazines/Periodicals/Almanacs
In this magazines/periodicals/almanacs activity, students use the sample entry from the Reader's Guide to answer the first 5 questions. Students use the index page to answer the last 5 questions.