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Study Skills

What you need to succeed. Study Skills. Goal Setting. Organization. Time management. Test taking tips. Note taking. Planning. Classroom performance. Reading. Setting Goals. Study Skills…. Short term and long term goals What grades do you want to EARN in your classes?

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Study Skills

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  1. What you need to succeed Study Skills Goal Setting Organization Time management Test taking tips Note taking Planning Classroom performance Reading

  2. Setting Goals Study Skills… • Short term and long term goals • What grades do you want to EARN in your classes? • What do you need to do to accomplish those goals?

  3. Planning Study Skills... • Before you start plan ahead • Use lists….keep track of what you need to accomplish • Develop a plan and follow through! • Determine what you will need before starting • Prioritize you work • What needs to be done first? • What will take the most time? • What’s it worth?

  4. Plan Your Work & Work Your Plan

  5. Organization Study Skills… • Keep locker, notebook neat • Use a planner • Keep track of assignments, projects, and papers

  6. Environment Study Skills... • Set up a study area • Be comfortable • Keep distractions away • Clear off study area • Don’t take phone calls during study time • Turn off the radio/T.V. • Keep supplies close at hand

  7. Homework tips Study Skills… • Do the worst first • Break up tasks • Separate reading and math assignments for variety • Break big projects into smaller parts • Memorization? • Study early and test yourself later • Use a tape recorder for lists • Take breaks and reward yourself

  8. Reading Effectively Study Skills… • Skim the chapter before reading • Read words in bold • Read vocabulary • Read headings of paragraphs • Read questions at the end of the chapter

  9. Time Management Study Skills… • Use class time and flex effectively • Set up consistent study time every day • Get into a routine • Charting your time

  10. Classroom Success... Active Listening • Keep alert and active during lectures • What is being said, what is important? • What is the major theme of the discussion? • Ask questions • Pay attention to peers questions and comments • Answer the following questions • Who? What ? When? Where? Why ? How? • If its written on the board its important • Write it down

  11. Study Skills Lesson Date your notes everyday to help you know what happened each day in class October 11,2001 Falling asleep in class is not a good way to show you are Interested. Use charts and graphs to help illustrate points in class Place a headline or topic at the top of the page for clarity. HW assignment pgs 63-77 Use abbreviations to save time What my counselor told me Number or bullet lists to keep important points together 1. Attendance in school is a good idea 2. Studying for tests will probably increase my grades 3. If I fall asleep in class, someone may draw on me (page 52) Highlight anything that is important Review notes before each class Review your notes and highlight important material

  12. 4 A’s Classroom Success … Attendance • Be in school everyday • If not a vicious cycle begins • You miss important information • Homework is missed • Grades drop • Have to work harder to catch up • Multiple absences sends a NEGATIVE message to your teachers

  13. 4 A’s Classroom Success … • First impressions • Treat others’ with respect • Verbal and nonverbal language Attitude

  14. 4 A’s Classroom Success … Attention • Take notes, ask questions • Get involved in class discussions • Recognize important information • Listen to others’ opinions • NEVER SLEEP IN CLASS

  15. 4 A’s Classroom Success … Assignments • Complete homework to the best of your ability • Talk to teacher before class if you had problems • Do homework on time • Keep a second copy for your records • Prepare for class • Read the assigned material • Review homework

  16. Test Taking Tips • Tips for True/False questions • Look for key words: always, never, every, all, and non are usually false... • Statements with often, sometimes, most, many...are usually true. • Come prepared, books pencils, pens,calculator, etc… • Read all the directions…Read all the questions and possible answers before marking answer

  17. Test Taking Tips • Multiple choice….eliminate options to increase your odds • Double check all answers • Mark questions that you want to return to

  18. If you miss school…. • If you know you are going to be out • Let your teachers know ahead of time • Pick up your assignments • If you miss school because of illness • Make sure you let your teachers know you were sick • Get homework assignments you missed

  19. Becoming successful doesn’t happen when you’re all grown up and out in the workforce; becoming successful is a process that starts early in life and continues forever.Dr. Robert Orndorff

  20. www.bridges.com

  21. Learning Styles • Students learn in many ways, but for most students, one method stands out. • Why is this important? • Research shows that students can perform better in tests if they change study habits to fit their own personal learning styles.

  22. Learning Styles Visual Learners Think in terms of pictures - Prefer to see things written down, in an overhead, in a handout. Good Tools for Visual Learners Graphs - Charts - Maps

  23. Learning Styles Auditory Learners Learn best by listening - they typically like to learn through lectures, discussions, and reading aloud. They remember best through hearing and saying items aloud Good Tools for Auditory Learners Group Discussions - Watching Videos - Repeating facts with eyes closed.

  24. Learning Styles Kinesthetic Learners Learn best through touching, feeling, and experiencing that which they are trying to learn. They remember best by writing or physically manipulating the information. Good Tools for Kinesthetic Learners Hands- on experiences, Role playing, Varied movement

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