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Try to apply information you must remember. For example, if you are trying to remember the meanings of some of your vocabulary words, use the words in your speaking and writing as often as possible.

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Expository Writing

Expository writing informs or explains. For example, if you are writing to inform readers about the Empire State Building, you could write about where it is located, when it was built, how tall it is, and what can be seen from its observation deck. Or, you might write to explain to readers how to grow flowers. Read on to learn about the five steps to follow to produce effective expository writing.  
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Tactile/Kinesthetic Learner

Tactile/Kinesthetic learners learn best when they can use their sense of touch and can move about. If you are a tactile/kinesthetic learner, the suggestions that follow can help you succeed in school to the best of your ability. First, be physically active while you study. Occasionally walk back and forth with your textbook as you read the information.
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Free teaching tip Here is simple way to teach your students about adjectives that are associated with things they hear, smell, taste, and touch. ... Another free teaching tip Many life forms seem similar, but differ in some way. Have your students use reference sources to identify a difference between each of the following pairs of animals. ...
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Free Study Tip When you study make sure you are in an uncluttered environment.
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Student, 7th Grade
Ocala, Florida, USA
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Another free Study Tip Whenever you are in a good mood is a good time to study. If you study when your mood is off, you will not be able to make heads and tails out of the information.
  submitted by Rashi Chaubey
Student, 7th grade
Delhi, India
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Did you see the research about colors? Red makes you more accurate and blue more creative. From now on I'm going to use red index cards to make my flash cards and will use a blue pen to write on them. Then I'll be accurate and creative.
  submitted by Joshua O'Brien
Student, 10th Grade
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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