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Pegwords

 
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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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Temperature Scales

 
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Study Skills Curriculum
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- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 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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Common Foreign Phrases

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students


- Grades 6-12
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Many foreign phrases have taken their place in American English speaking and writing. Here are some of the most common. For each phrase, the language from which it originates is shown. The phrase is then used in a sentence. You will also find a discussion about whether or not a foreign phrase should be italicized when written.  
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Free Study Tip Look around yourself. Try to learn good study habits from the people surrounding you. Always try to remain satisfied when you study. If you are feeling sad, you may become lazy in in your work.
 
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Another free Study Tip You should never try to be the best of all. Just try to give your best. It will gradually take you the top. Trust me, it will work like magic. Feed your brain with oxygen, soya beans, dark colored fruits and vegetables, dark chocolates, green tea, fish and nuts. These things will keep you healthy during your exams and they are said to improve your memory power too. All the best!
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I'm a big fan of sticky notes. I use them when I read my textbooks. When I read something that is especially important, I put a sticky alongside it with a *. If there's something I need to ask my teacher about, I use a sticky with a ?.
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