TIPS ON HOW TO SUCCEED IN MRS. DENHAM’S MATH CLASS.
BE ON TIME! If you are late to class you: Interrupt student learning Miss warm-up Miss homework quiz Miss review Miss turning in work TIP #1
COME PREPARED TO LEARN. Your job in school is to learn: Don’t miss class, unless you are ill Come properly dress Come with supplies Get started right away TIP #2
FOLLOW DIRECTIONS You will have several classes and seven teachers. Listen for instructions Pay attention Adhere to deadlines Get a planner TIP #3
ASK QUESTIONS IF YOU DON’T KNOW OR UNDERSTAND ASK! RAISE YOUR HAND COLLABORATE WITH OTHER STUDENTS SEE COUNSELOR MEET WITH TEACHER ASK PARENTS SEEK ADDITIONAL HELP WHEN NEEDED TIP #4
TAKE GOOD NOTES HAVE A NOTEBOOK FOR EACH CLASS WRITE DOWN A HEADER OR TITLE LIST EXAMPLES DEFINE TERMS ORGANIZE NEATLY AND CLEARLY JOT DOWN QUESTIONS TO ASK TIP #5
COMPLETE ALL ASSIGNMENTS Number one cause for low grades is Missing Assignments. Keep up with assignments Turn in all work Make up any missed assignments Check with teacher for extra credit Verify assignments and grades TIP #6
STUDY, STUDY, STUDY! How many of you studied every night? How many of you took books home everyday? How many hours did you spend studying? How many of you had a study buddy? How many of you did not study but still got A’s? How many of you think studying is important? You will need to spend on average 20 minutes per class each night. That amounts to 2 hours and 20 minutes at least!
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