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Study Skills Curriculum for
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- Grades 4-8
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Roman Numerals originated in ancient Rome as a simple means of counting in which certain letters were given values as numbers. The original system was modified during the Middle Ages and is still in use today. Read on to learn about the seven letters used in the system and the numbers they represent, as well as how to read and write Roman Numerals.    
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KWL Chart

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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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A KWL chart is very useful for learning about a topic. The 'K' in the chart stands for what you already know about a topic. The 'W' stands for what else you want to learn about the topic. The 'L' stands for what you learned as you read your textbook and used reference sources.  
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Important Social Skills

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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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Social skills are the skills needed to get along with others and to create and maintain satisfying relationships. People with good social skills are usually popular. Further, good social skills lead to positive social reinforcement which enhances self-esteem. Here are 20 things that contribute to good social skills. One, make frequent eye contact when interacting with others. Two, smile when you greet and talk with others.  
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Free Study Tip Be attentive in class and make notes. Review them the same day and before your test.This will help a lot!
submitted by Ankita Gupta
Student, 8th Grade
Kolkata, 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 If it is a multiple choice question, 'X' out the answers you know are wrong.
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Student, 5th Grade
Greensboro, Minnesota, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I take as many pieces of paper as I need for the subject I'm studying. I write questions and answers on each. I place them on my floor. I'll look away, think of the answer, then look back to see if its right. What I do it makes it so much easier to do better on a test or quiz!
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Student, 10
Jackson, New Jersey, USA
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