Organizational SkillsAn essential tool needed for middleschool, high school, and college
Why is organization important? • It is important because you change classes and have multiple teachers. • It can prevent any unnecessary zeroes especially when your disorganization makes it difficult to find your work.Organization Disorganization
Tip 1: Plastic Color-Coded Folders• Have a separate folder for each class. If possible, get them in different colors and in plastic that way they last and you can easily find the colored folder that corresponds to that particular class. – Ex.) Red – ELA, Green – Math, Blue – Science, and Yellow – Social Studies• Having a folder allows you to find your work for that class and can prevent any unnecessary zeroes. Without a folder, your completed homework can get lost in a jumble of papers that are crammed in your backpack.• Also labeling the inside folder pockets with “Take Home” and “Turn In” is another way to Take Home Turn In keep organized.
Tip 2: Calendar/Planner• Use a daily calendar to keep track of important school events (homework and tests) and extracurricular activities.• Write assignments down as soon as you get them and their deadlines.
Tip 3: Have a Special Place• Have a special place for everything and always put your things away.• Always keep things in the same place so you know where to look for them and where to store them.
The Master of Organization• By applying all three tips, you are on your way on becoming a master of organization!