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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
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In your language arts and English classes, you will encounter many specific terms that relate to writing. Knowing the meanings of these terms will make you a more effective reader and writer, and will help you in these classes. Here are 20 important writing terms whose meanings you should know.    
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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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Tips for Remembering

 
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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Remembering is a tricky business. We can remember some things easily, yet cannot remember other things. We can remember some things for a long time, but other things seem to go in and out of a door in our mind. There is no 'magic pill' for remembering, but here are 10 tips that can help.  
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Free Study Tip Sometimes while you're studying make sure you listen to some good music. Make sure it is not music that is going to distract you from learning. It's best to listen to music with no lyrics. Classical music helps me study.
 
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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.

Dr. Mangrum and Dr. Strichart have authored textbooks and curriculum materials for many major publishers. They have published numerous articles and research studies in professional journals, and have made major presentations at state, national, and international conferences.

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Another free Study Tip Sometimes we slip into over-thinking and over-stressing about our workload and performance. A process I have been successful with is: don't worry, start working, keep working, reorganize and rejuvenate, work some more, and do your best.
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Houston, Texas
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Don't let preparing for the SAT get in the way of doing your schoolwork. Keep working hard on getting good grades. They count even more than SAT scores when you apply to colleges.
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