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When you read a short story or a novel, look for the following: the main and secondary characters, the location where it takes place, the time when it takes place, the problem the main character must resolve, the various attempts to resolve the problem, and the eventual solution.

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An effective way to study for tests is to predict the questions that will be on the test. Predicting test questions will help you to focus on the most important information to know going into the test. The key to predicting test questions is to identify the most likely sources of information from which your teacher will construct test questions. Read on for tips to further help you accurately predict test questions.  
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A goal is something you want to achieve. Each goal you set should state what you will do and when you will accomplish it. Your goals should be within your skills and abilities, realistic, flexible, measureable, and within your control.
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Free Study Tip Do not study too much at a time. And do NOT cram the night before a big test... you will forget EVERYTHING!!!!
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Student, 7
Middle Granville, New York, USA
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Another free Study Tip When you study for a test make believe you are the teacher. Write questions you think your teacher will put on the test. Then write answers and keep studying the questions and answers. You'll do great!
  submitted by Anthony L.
Student, 9th Grade
San Francisco, California, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When you have a big test such as an exam, have someone make up some questions for you that might be on the test. I had my grandma ask me questions about my history and i do struggle in History and I got an A- on my test.
  submitted by Jessica B
Student, 9th Grade
Whittemore, Michigan, USA
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