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  • 1. Study Skills
  • 2. Ways to Study
    • Flashcards
    • 3. Ask someone to quiz you
    • 4. Read your notes
    • 5. Read notes aloud
    • 6. Highlight your notes
    • 7. Summarize
    • 8. Outline
    • 9. Graphic version of work (lists, columns, Venn diagrams…)
    • 10. Quiz yourself
    • 11. Rewrite Notes
    • 12. Worksheet as a quiz by covering over the answers and re-doing
    • 13. Look over old quizzes and assignments and correct
    • 14. Answer study guide question
    • 15. Teach it
  • Open, organized studying surface
    (large desk or table)
    Supplies (paper, pens,…)
    Quiet without distractions
    No Food
    Good Lighting
    Comfortable Furniture
    Study Location
  • 16. Be calm and patient with yourself as you review
    Beating yourself up will do no good.
    Try to open your mind as much as possible
    Putting other things aside
    Avoid frustration
    Calm Attitude
  • 17. Take Good Notes & Pay Attention
  • 18. Create two columns side by side
    One listing the common names
    Other listing the scientific names
    Covering up pieces of information
    Lists
  • 19. Put one word/picture one side
    Definition on other side
    Flash Cards (modified list)
  • 20. Acronyms
    Example
    HOMES
    Each of the letters in HOMES begins the name of one of the Great Lakes (Huron, Ontario, etc.)
    Acrostic
    Example
    "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally“
    parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction
    Acronyms/Mnemonics:
  • 21. Hard subject/assignment first
    A student who receives A's in his chemistry course may enjoy studying chemistry (and can still benefit from it, of course!) but if he is receiving C's or D's in math or English, then it is more pressing during the grading period to study those other subjects. Assess your strengths and weaknesses and distribute your time accordingly.
    Focus on most important first
  • 22. Study groups allow the student to use other students to help
    Fill in missing gaps in notes or understanding
    Identify with each other's problems in the learning process
    Quiz each other
    Teaching someone else material helps you to learn
    Tutoring
    Work with Others
  • 23. Practice improves success
    Practice Essays