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Study Skills Curriculum for
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Successful students have good study habits. They apply these habits to all of their classes. Here are the 10 study habits of successful students. Work to develop any of these habits that you do not have. The first study habit of successful students is to avoid trying to do too much studying at one time.    
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Reading Novels

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Study Skills Curriculum
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- Grades 9-12
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A story is a fictitious tale that is written to entertain or instruct the reader. A novel is the same as a story but is longer and more complex. To understand a story or novel, you must understand the six elements used by authors when they write a story or novel: characters, setting, time, problem, events, and solutions. Read on to learn about each of these six elements.  
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Choosing a College

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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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Choosing the right college can be a difficult task. Here are some tips that can help you select colleges that are appropriate for you. For each potential college, start by finding out the success rate of students in obtaining employment upon graduation.  
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Free Study Tip If you are taking big tests like the MSA or HSA, it's important to stay calm and not freak out. Make no stray marks on your test. Do not cheat or lie about cheating.
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Student, 5th Grade
Accokeek, Maryland, USA
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Dr. Charles T. Mangrum and Dr. Stephen S. Strichart are two former university professors who formed Mangrum-Strichart Learning Resources in 1997. The study skills curriculums & instructional programs they have developed for students from elementary school through college are used in schools, tutoring centers, and homeschooling throughout the United States, Canada, and many other parts of the world.

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Another free Study Tip If you take good notes, then you can study your notes instead of the whole chapter in a book. Most likely everything you need to know for the test or quiz will be in the notes you take. You don't need to memorize the whole chapter.
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Student, 7th Grade
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When you have reading matrials read them over again and look up words you don't know in the dictionary. If you don't understand the definition than look in the thesaurus.
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Student, 8
Los Angeles, California, USA
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