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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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Punctuation

 
Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Punctuation is the use of standard marks and signs in writing to separate words into sentences, clauses, and phrases in order to clarify meaning. The marks or signs are called punctuation marks. Read on to learn about the following most commonly used punctuation marks and the most typical way or ways they are used.  
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Essay Direction Words

 
Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students


- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
- Online assessment
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Most essay test items are presented as a statement that includes a direction word. The direction word tells you what you should do when you write your response to the item. Here are the direction words that are most frequently used by teachers when they write essay test items. The meaning of each direction word is provided and is followed by an example of an essay test item that uses the direction word.  
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Free Study Tip I have a special notebook in which I write all of my assignments and projects. I check it each day and cross out any that are done. This helps keep me on track.
 
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Oklahome City, Oklahoma
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Another free Study Tip I always create note cards when I do my research for writing a paper. I use index cards. On each note card I write the category of information, the information in a brief form, and the name of the book that had the information or the address of the website. If I get the information from a book (or maybe a journal), I write the page or page numbers.
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Don't be afraid to ask for help. You need to make sure you understand the material that you are taught. Getting clarification not only makes sure that you understand the material, but you also are getting told the information another time, which will help you remember the information for tests and quizzes.
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