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Essay Direction Words

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
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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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Math Word Problems

 
Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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RQWQCQ is a strategy that will help you solve math word problems. Each of the letters stands for a step in the strategy: r ead the entire problem to learn what it is about, find the q uestion to be answered, w rite the facts needed to answer the question, decide on the computations needed to answer the q uestion, set up the problem on paper and do the c omputations, and q uestion whether your answer is possible?  
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Tips for Remembering

 
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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Remembering is a tricky business. We can remember some things easily, yet cannot remember other things. We can remember some things for a long time, but other things seem to go in and out of a door in our mind. There is no 'magic pill' for remembering, but here are 10 tips that can help.  
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Free teaching tip Students should know that when writing, the type of sentence they use at a given place must be tied to the purpose of the sentence. Review these four types of sentences and the purpose of each with your students. ... Another free teaching tip It is important to incorporate the following progressions in any teaching situation. ...
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Free Study Tip Concentrate on important points and always enjoy studying.
 
submitted by Alok Kumar Mishra
Student, 2nd Year B.tech
Chennai, India
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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 Plain and simple. A quiet environment with a comfortable chair and table, and a 24 ounce monster energy drink.
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Pomona, California, USA
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I study the same time everyday. Don't cram everything in the last minute. I know carrying heavy books home every night gets to be a pain. So instead, keep a notebook for every class. Write down information given in class. If you miss anything raise your hand and ask, or catch up with you teacher after class. Compare notes with friends. They might have gotten some information you didn't. Highlight things you are having trouble with and make flashcards. Good luck!!!
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