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 Critical  Elements of upcoming test  Date of that test  Changes in assignments  End of class  Teacher remembers Students in a hurry?

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2  Critical  Elements of upcoming test  Date of that test  Changes in assignments  End of class  Teacher remembers Students in a hurry?

3 SSLANT is the acronym for: SSit up front LLean forward AActively listen NNod TTrack the teacher FFootball officials slant at the beginning of every play

4  Hear better  See more clearly  Receive handouts first  Contend with fewer distractions  Ask questions easier  Establish a better rapport with the teacher  Miss less class because your absence is noted  Take part in class  Feel pressure to SLANT

5  Believe it or not, students fail to turn in assignments.  Don’t be one of them.  Do work but still fail to turn it in.  Enter an important race  Easier to turn in work than to justify not turning it in.

6 ““It’s the third week of the term so I know you can’t be more than three weeks behind in your classes.” FFew things create more anxiety SStart Fast BBeginning is the most important Be on time Take great notes Make sure teacher knows who you are Participate in class and more TThree advantages Running with the pack Falling behind later does not look as bad Forming great study habits, now and for the future

7  Immediately launch an all-out two-week massive attack.  Highlight class disclosure Include every aspect in Long Term Planner  Read course material  Take notes in class  Actively read  Go to Class  Incorporate all skills learned here

8 GGood notes record the information presented by your teacher GGood notes provide a process for retrieving information from reading and other resources. GGood notes create a system of review and study. GGood notes allow you to prepare for and successfully pass tests.

9  To get key points from textbooks and lectures.  A key point is an answer to an exam question.  Only about five to ten key points in every reading assignment and lecture. Class meets 30 times a semester Approximately 300 important key points in your notes. Can now generate exam questions and answers.  Exactly what teachers do.


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