Using a Study Schedule & the PQRS System<br />Lesson #4<br />
Study Schedules<br />Organize study times<br />Set “fixed” times for study & review<br />Review daily, if only for 5-10 mi...
Test Preparation<br /><ul><li>Begin with organization & time management</li></ul>Organize locker, notebook, & home study a...
Strategies in Scheduling<br />Decide how to use your time<br />Survey an actual week–record how you spend time<br />I.D. T...
Set up Schedules<br />Use a weekly activity schedule<br />Prioritize<br />Schedule times to study, prepare for tests, & ot...
Copies of Your Schedule<br />Post it up in high traffic areas at home<br />Refer to the schedule before starting the day a...
PQRS<br />Use with Textbooks<br />Preview<br />Question<br />Read<br />Study<br />
Preview<br />Get an overview of the assignment/chapter<br />Estimate time to go over reading for comprehension<br />Skim t...
Question<br />Ask the 5 “Ws” & “How”<br />Who<br />What<br />When<br />Where<br />Why<br />How<br />
Read<br />Answer the questions in the “Q” section<br />Through the textbook or notes taken in class<br />Keep notes on wor...
Study<br />REVIEW, REVIEW, REVIEW!<br />Take in main ideas, important facts & details to memory<br />Answer assigned quest...
More Studying<br />Use graphic aids/study guides  <br />Know how to read & understand them<br />Look over your notes<br />...
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Prep For Tests Less. 4 Using A St Schedule & Pqrs System

  1. 1. Using a Study Schedule & the PQRS System<br />Lesson #4<br />
  2. 2. Study Schedules<br />Organize study times<br />Set “fixed” times for study & review<br />Review daily, if only for 5-10 minutes per class<br />Helps to know what material to study, when to study, & how long<br />Makes effective use of study time for productive test prep<br />
  3. 3. Test Preparation<br /><ul><li>Begin with organization & time management</li></ul>Organize locker, notebook, & home study area<br />Schedule study times at school & at home<br />Arrange daily activities in 3 categories<br />1. have to<br />2. need to<br />3. want to<br />Schedule time by day, week, month, or other time frame<br />
  4. 4. Strategies in Scheduling<br />Decide how to use your time<br />Survey an actual week–record how you spend time<br />I.D. Time wasters<br />Begin to work out time schedule<br />Stick to it<br />Time Management<br />
  5. 5. Set up Schedules<br />Use a weekly activity schedule<br />Prioritize<br />Schedule times to study, prepare for tests, & other “stuff”<br />Be flexible<br />Don’t jam-pack, allow for “surprises”<br />Schedule study times every school day & 1 weekend day<br />Be patient<br />Takes “30 days” to make a habit<br />
  6. 6. Copies of Your Schedule<br />Post it up in high traffic areas at home<br />Refer to the schedule before starting the day and after dinner.<br />Check at least once during the day too.<br />
  7. 7. PQRS<br />Use with Textbooks<br />Preview<br />Question<br />Read<br />Study<br />
  8. 8. Preview<br />Get an overview of the assignment/chapter<br />Estimate time to go over reading for comprehension<br />Skim the intro, headings, subheadings, summary paragraphs, bolded words, graphic aids, chapter questions, etc.<br />
  9. 9. Question<br />Ask the 5 “Ws” & “How”<br />Who<br />What<br />When<br />Where<br />Why<br />How<br />
  10. 10. Read<br />Answer the questions in the “Q” section<br />Through the textbook or notes taken in class<br />Keep notes on words/concepts/ideas you don’t understand<br />Mark down notes or highlight in your book/on Post-It Notes<br />THINK as you read through material<br />
  11. 11. Study<br />REVIEW, REVIEW, REVIEW!<br />Take in main ideas, important facts & details to memory<br />Answer assigned questions<br />Go through end-of-chapter questions<br />Ask more questions & search for answers<br />
  12. 12. More Studying<br />Use graphic aids/study guides <br />Know how to read & understand them<br />Look over your notes<br />Be able to communicate the text/concepts/ideas to someone else <br />
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