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Essential Study Skills (eBook)

Essential Study Skills (eBook)

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The forty lessons in Essential Study Skills (eBook) will teach your students to “work smarter, not harder.” Often, the reason why students fail to achieve their academic potential is not because they don’t try hard enough, but because they have never learned the basic study skills necessary for success. Students who master these skills will spend less time, and accomplish more during homework and study time. Their test study will be more productive and they will get better grades. Reading comprehension and vocabulary will improve. Their writing will make more sense and essays will be easier to plan and complete. They will memorize better and forget less. Their schoolwork will seem easier and will be much more enjoyable.

Lastly, students will feel better about themselves as learners and will be more motivated to succeed. Ideal curriculum for study skill, life skill, advocacy/advisory, opportunity program classes. The easy-to-follow lesson format of 1. Personal Assessment 2. Study Skill Tips and 3. Reflection is ideal for self-guided learning and practice.

Great for study skills electives, substitute lesson plans, rainy day activities, advocacy or advisory classes. Contact the publisher for school site licenses.

"I teach a study skills class for 7th and 8th graders and this has helped me shape the curriculum for the class. Thanks!"

Joseph Blankenship

"Use with both my study skills and reading remediation classes. Wonderful resource!"

Debra Kendhammer

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Reading Study Skills

  • Choosing and Reading the Right Books
  • Reading Habits-The Bad and the Good
  • Silent Reading Fluency and Speed Reading
  • Interactive Reading
  • Building Comprehension-The SCRIP Comprehension Strategies
  • Inferences-Reading Between the Lines
  • Marginal Annotations
  • Reading Non-Fiction Strategies
  • Skimming and Scanning

Writing Study Skills

  • Parts of Speech
  • Grammatical Sentence Openers
  • Spelling Rules
  • Punctuation Rules
  • Writing Complex Sentences
  • Writing Style Errors
  • Essay Writing Rules
  • Introductory Paragraphs
  • Body Paragraphs
  • Concluding Paragraphs

Listening/ Note-taking/Test-taking

  • Active Listening with ED IS PC
  • Note-taking
  • Test Preparation
  • Objective Test-taking Strategies
  • Matching Test-taking Strategies
  • Fill-in-the-Blank Test-taking Strategies
  • Multiple Choice Test-taking Strategies

How to Get Organized and Study Effectively

  • Study Environment and Time Management
  • The Daily Review
  • Grouping Memorization Technique
  • Association Memorization Technique
  • Linking Memorization Technique
  • Catch Words Memorization Technique
  • Catch Sentences Memorization Technique

Vocabulary Development

  • Syllabication Rules
  • Greek and Latin Word Parts
  • Context Clues

Motivation/ Goal-Setting/Attitude

  • How to Get Motivated
  • How to Avoid Procrastination
  • How to Set Goals
  • Positive Mental Attitude

Your students and parents will love the 40 lessons in Essential Study Skills. 128 pages


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