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Pegwords

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
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- Grades 4-8
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The pegword strategy is a good strategy to use when you must remember a number of ideas such as five reasons we should conserve energy. Pegwords are words that rhyme with number words. Each pegword is substituted for a number word and is then associated with information to be remembered. For example, 'run' is substituted for 'one.' Read on to learn about the pegwords for one through ten and how to use them to remember information.    
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Spelling Long Words

 
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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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A syllable is a word or part of a word that is spoken with single sound. A long word is a word that contains more than one syllable. Here is a Syllable-Building strategy that will help you to spell long words correctly. Read on to learn what to do in each of the seven steps of the strategy.  
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Temperature Scales

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students


- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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Temperature is the level of heat in a gas, liquid, or solid. Three scales are commonly used for measuring temperature. The Celsius and Fahrenheit scales are the most commonly used scales. The Kelvin scale is primarily used in scientific experiments. Read on to learn about each of these scales and how to convert temperature from one to the other.  
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Another free Study Tip Wake up early in the morning and try to study...Before exams do not study more than three hours or you will go blank.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I learned to Be Prepared when I was a boy scout. I learned this again when I almost flunked out of college my first year. Unless I prepared for a class, I got nothing out of going to class. Read what you have to before class so what your professor says in class makes sense.
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