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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
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Mathematics is the study of numbers, quantities, shapes, and space using mathematical processes, rules, and symbols. There are many branches of mathematics and a large vocabulary that is associated with the overall subject area. Here are some math words and terms you will likely come across but may not know their precise meanings.    
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Multiple-Choice Tests

 
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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Many of the tests you will take in school will be multiple-choice tests. One type of multiple-choice item you will often find is an incomplete statement followed by several answer choices for completing the statement. Another common type of item is a question followed by several answer choices for correctly answering the question. Read on to learn about nine guidelines that will help you do your best when taking a multiple-choice test.  
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Using Flash Cards

 
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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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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Free Study Tip "The first thing when you get home from school each day, you should just study what you will be learning the next day. You should study for your Chapter Test too"!
 
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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 Set your priority for which subjects you want to study first, starting with the hardest subject you cope with. Afterwards, study at a regular time each day so it goes into your routine. When your schedule clashes with your studying time, change your studying time to either before or after your clashed time.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Drink lots of water before you work because it will help your brain cells cool down from school.
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