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Strategies for Success (Study Skills Guide)

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Complete Strategies for Success Study Skills Guide

 
Individual Sections

  • Test Preparation - Test Taking, pgs 4-7 (190 kb)

    Contains
        * Preparing to Study for the Test
        * Test Taking Strategies
        * Multiple Choice Tests
        * True/False Tests
        * Short Answer Tests
        * Matching Tests
        * Essay Tests
        * Math Problem Solving Tests
     
  • Beginning to Study, pgs 8-9 (57 kb)

    Contains

        * SQ3R
        * Making a List
        * Create Semantic Maps
        * Mnemonics (memory tricks)
     
  • Graphic Organizers, pgs 10-18 (308 kb)

    Contains

        * Cause & Effect 1
        * Ven Diagram
        * Character Mindmap
        * Story Spiders
        * Clustering
        * Cause & Effect 2
     
  • Taking Notes, pgs 19-25 (270 kb)

    Contains

        * Taking Notes
        * ...in class
        * ...while reading
        * Outlining
        * Cornell Notetaking Format
        * Highlighting
        * How to Summarize
        * How to Paraphrase
        * How to Write an Expository Paragraph
     
  • Improving Reading Skills, pgs 26-35 (355 kb)

    Contains

        * Know Your Textbook
        * Survey a Textbook Chapter
        * Reading Graphs
        * A Political Cartoon
     
  • Understanding Literature, pgs 36-40 (243 kb)

    Contains
        * Know how to read...
        * A Poem
        * A Play
        * A Biography/Autobiography
        * A Novel
        * A Short Story
        * Literary Terms You Should Know

 

  • Library Research, pgs 46-53 (150 kb)

    Contains

        * Library Research Outline
        * Checklist for Finding Facts
        * OPAC Terms
        * Kathy Schrock's Critical Evaluation of a Web Page: Middle School

 

  • Research Process, pgs 54-70 (238 kb)

    Contains
        * Bibliography Cards
        * MLA Guidelines
        * Handling Quotations in Your Text
        * Creating a Works Cited Page
        * The Writing Process
        * FAQs About Grammar and Usage
        * Transitions
        * Sample Format
        * Works Cited