Presentation on theme: "High School Success: 9th Grade Career/College Unit"— Presentation transcript:
1 High School Success: 9th Grade Career/College Unit “Managing High School”Module Two
2 “Managing High School” What does it take? (Brainstorm)
3 Strategies for Managing High School Be ORGANIZEDManage TIMEBe successful in the CLASSROOMTake good NOTESKnow how to read a TEXTBOOKStudy SMARTUse test-taking STRATEGIES
4 Be ORGANIZED Use your SCHOOL PLANNER Maintain a separate FOLDER/NOTEBOOK SECTION foreach classGet PHONE NUMBERS/ ADDRESSES of classmatesfor questionsKeep STUDY AREA and BACKPACKSneat and organizedMake sure you have everything you needfor school the next day BEFORE you goto bed
5 Manage TIME Use FREE TIME at school to get started on homework Create a STUDY PLAN that works for you and stick to itBreak LARGE ASSIGNMENTS into SMALL partsWork FIRST, then play
6 Be successful in the CLASSROOM ADAPT to different teachersKnow each teacher’s RULES, PROCEDURES AND EXPECTATIONSBe in school ON TIME and EVERYDAYHave EVERYTHING with you and ready when you get to classAlways do your HOMEWORKPARTICIPATE in classWORK effectively with othersDo EXTRA CREDIT whenever possible
7 Take good NOTES Be an ACTIVE listener Write down IMPORTANT information Keep notes LEGIBLEGet notes if you are ABSENTUse CORNELL Note-taking Method
8 CORNELL NOTE-TAKINGRECORD as many facts as you can in the six-inch column. Write down ONLY key words.REDUCE important facts into key words/phrases/questions in the narrow margin to the left of the six-inch column.RECITE the facts and ideas out loud in your own words while you cover up your notes in the six-inch column.REFLECT upon the information you have learned.REVIEW your notes nightly by reciting.RECAP the facts and ideas at the bottom of the page in the two-inch block using your own words.
9 Know HOW to read a textbook SCAN the assignment to get an overviewREAD the assignmentREVIEW to remember what you have read
10 Study SMART Establish your STUDY SPACE Keep all study SUPPLIES in your study spaceORGANIZE your study timePRIORITIZE your workKeep to your study SCHEDULE even if you do not have homework
11 Use test-taking STRATEGIES Have EVERYTHING you need ready for the testBEFORE you start, look over the test and develop a PLANMARK questions you want to return toCHECK your answersUSE all of the time available
12 GOAL-SETTING To be effective, goal setting must be: Short Term SpecificMeasurableAttainableShort TermGet an A on tomorrow’s Algebra testLong TermGraduate from high school with a 3.0 GPA
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