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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School

- Grades 4-8
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Correct spelling is very difficult for many students because the spellings of many words do not follow rules. Even when rules apply to the spellings of words, there are many words to be learned, many of the rules are complicated, many of the rules apply to a small number of words, and almost all of the rules have exceptions. Here are eight spelling rules that apply to many words and that are not difficult to learn and remember.    
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Acronymic Sentences

Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Creating an acronymic sentence is a good strategy to use when you have to remember information is a certain order. An acronymic sentence is a sentence that is created by using the first letter of each piece of information to be remembered. Read on to learn how to create acronymic sentences.  
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Math Word Problems

Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 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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Free Study Tip Stay organized. Make a study guide. Have a planner.
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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 Drink lots of water before you work because it will help your brain cells cool down from school.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors The vocabulary in my science courses is pretty technical. Here's something I came up with. When I have to learn a new word or term, I Google it. I read articles that come up that include the word. This gives me practice with the word and I get to understand it better and the ways it's used. And here's the best part - it's fun. I learn some incredible things.
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