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1 Created by Mrs. Lara Barnett

2 Organization Time Management Note Taking Homework Study Skills Test Taking Skills Stress Management


4 Homework Pocket Folder One pocket for Homework One pocket for important papers to give to parents Homework Assignment Book/Daily Planner Record the following: Homework assignments Test Dates Map out how you will prepare each night leading up to the test Project Due Dates Map out what you will do each night to prepare for the project Gym days (remember tennis shoes) Field Trip Dates

5 Keep Subjects Organized Colored Binders & Folders Folder with Pocket Dividers Before Class “Do I have my text books, folders, & homework for this class?” During class put papers in correct binder or section After Class “Did I copy down my homework?” “Do I have everything I need to complete my homework?” “Is my work space clean?”

6 Designate Quiet Place to Complete Homework Have all materials need to complete homework Pencils, erasers, pencil sharpener, rulers, dictionary, calculator (for checking work), extra paper, crayons, glue, etc. Extra lighting Flat work space to set books, assignment book, homework folder, and need materials Checklist for packing book bag after completing homework Friend phone list Designate Location for Book Bag & other School Items


8 Create a “To Do” list for the day Keep it with your assignment book Add to it Check things off Designate a specific time to complete homework each day Create a time frame of ten minutes/grade level 3 rd grade should spend 30 minutes 4 th grade should spend 40 minutes 5 th grade should spend 50 minutes

9 Plan how much time to spend on each assignment Give more time to the bigger/more important projects Decide in what order you want to complete the work Will you do the important things first? Will you save the easy assignments for last? Take 3 minutes to plan how you will accomplish your homework assignments and you will have lots of extra time for fun.

10 Use Assignment book to help plan for the week Test Dates What will you do to help you study in advance? Set aside time each day to study a portion of the material Project Dates Plan what part to complete each day leading up to the due date Add these items to your assignment book and check list

11 Use a Calendar to help you plan Mark dates for: Tests and projects Gym classes Practices- soccer, kickball, piano, etc. Clubs- art, cooking, technology, Good News, etc. Plan around these dates, so you do not have too much on your “To Do” list for that day Complete known homework a day early Do extra studying for tests and work for projects the day before


13 Before Class Begins Complete reading assignment from previous night Review notes taken the day before Have materials ready to take notes (pencil, notebook, text book) During Class Know the reason for taking notes Always listen for key words “Now remember…” “It’s important to note…” Write down everything the teacher writes down Make notes of questions you have and things you missed After Class Rewrite notes review add information and make notes clearer Discuss confusing information with a classmate or teacher to get better understanding

14 Fill-in-the-blank Noting What I’ve Learned Column Note Taking With Pictures Without Pictures Outline Notes

15 Teacher provided Requires focusing and active listening Fill-in information as it is presented to you This type of note taking acts like a study guide for students Example: Unit on MatterUnit on Matter

16 Simplest form of note taking Usually used for inexperienced note takers Students are provided the Main Idea and Subtopics to fill-in Students must fill-in the details of the subtopics Example: Unit on MatterUnit on Matter

17 Similar to “Noting What I’ve Learned” Requires more active thinking on the students’ part Requires the student to create questions concerning the material This can be used to help the student study on their own as well Example with Pictures: Unit on MatterUnit on Matter Example without Pictures: Unit on MatterUnit on Matter

18 Most difficult for students to develop Requires a great deal of focusing, listening, and organizational skills. Must know main ideas, subtopics, and supporting details Teachers must guide the students by modeling Example: Unit on Matter p. 1, p. 2p. 1p. 2

19 Important detail of each paragraph or section Answers to questions Definitions Example: How Can Matter Be Classified?How Can Matter Be Classified?


21 Have a designated time frame & location each day Location should be free of distractions Have a plan to accomplish the tasks Finish the work without constantly getting up Check each item off as you finish it Read the directions carefully Frustrated? Ask for help! Call a friend in your class Ask parents Parents shouldn’t do the work for them, but explain it & provide encouragement If that doesn’t work- write a note to the teacher


23 Create a plan to study notes each night or over several nights before a test Parents should help with this plan When studying you should Speak Write Simulate Draw Manipulate Use “Active Study Strategies” each night“Active Study Strategies” Keep a log of the activities used Have a study buddy


25 Know when tests are scheduled Think positively Know what the test will be like Time Information to be covered Number of questions Review what you have been studying the night before A good night’s sleep Good breakfast Picture how you will complete the test

26 Glance at the whole test first Length Directions Information being covered Jot down any information you don’t want to forget Budget your time Read questions carefully Look for clues to a correct answer within other questions Circle important words in questions

27 Answer easy questions first Ask if you are confused or unsure of directions Teacher isn’t trying to trick you Mark answers neatly Guess if you don’t know Check your work Stay on task Don’t quit or give up Change answers only with great care

28 Study your test carefully when it is returned to you If you did well, be proud! Resolve to do better Stay positive and confident

29 True-False Tests Multiple-Choice Tests Matching Tests Fill-In the Blank Tests Essay Tests Standardized Tests Top Ten Tips for Guessing on Standardized Tests Handout


31 Study in Advance Sleep Breakfast Have a calm morning Be on time for school Think positive thoughts Don’t rush! Keep track of the clock Review answers before turning in the test

32 Organization Time Management Note Taking Homework Study Skills Test Taking Skills Stress Management

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