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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School

- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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Flash cards are a powerful tool that can help you remember information such as the meanings of vocabulary words, mathematical formulas, history facts, and the correct spellings of words. Read on to learn about seven strategies that can help you get the most benefit from using flash cards.    
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Using Abbreviations

Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Teachers talk faster than you can write. This makes it difficult to write in your notes all the important information they say. To help with this problem, you should try to write your notes as quickly as possible. One way to do this is to use abbreviations. Some words have a commonly used abbreviation. For those words that do not, here are three ways to create your own abbreviations.  
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Reading Fluency

Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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As a student you are faced with the need to read a lot of information. You will not get the most out of the time you allot for studying if you read inefficiently. Here are some ways you can improve your reading fluency. Do your heaviest reading assignments when you are most alert. A reading task takes more time to accomplish when you are tired.  
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Free Study Tip The most important thing is to understand every single thing that you have to study. Understanding helps you connect with your studies. It also helps you to remember what you study for a much longer period. So, question anything you don't understand until you gain understanding.
submitted by Shruti M
Student, 10th grade
Bangalore, India
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Another free Study Tip If you have test anxiety before a test, listen to soft sounds and just relax. Pretend you don't have a test to take.
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Student, 9th Grade
Riverside, California
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Sometimes the stuff I have to study is boring. I try to make it fun. Sometimes I make up a song about it. Other times I think of something funny about it. Then I can study it harder and remember it better.
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Student, 10th Grade
Faizabad, India
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