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  1. 1. What Can I Do in 6 th Grade. . . . . . To Help Me Succeed in Middle School?
  2. 2. Just Remember. . . <ul><li>You’re already doing a great job!! </li></ul><ul><li>Most 6 th graders have no trouble adjusting to “life” at Middle School. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Practice. . . . <ul><li>Being a good friend! </li></ul><ul><li>HOW?? </li></ul><ul><li> ☺ Smile </li></ul><ul><li> ☺ Introduce yourself to </li></ul><ul><li> someone new </li></ul><ul><li> ☺ Invite someone new to sit at your table </li></ul><ul><li> ☺ Don’t gossip, don’t be negative! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Work on your Organization! Why? <ul><li>► So much to do, so little time. . . . </li></ul><ul><li>► More is expected of you. </li></ul><ul><li>► Learn to balance school, activities, friends, family, and . . . SLEEP!! </li></ul><ul><li>► Don’t WASTE time; instead, CREATE time for your own interests. </li></ul><ul><li>► Create good habits for the future. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Organize Your Stuff <ul><li>Desks (here, and at home) </li></ul><ul><li>Bookbags </li></ul><ul><li>Coat closets (next year – lockers) </li></ul><ul><li>Room at home </li></ul>
  6. 6. Organize your Time <ul><li>Create an after-school routine, and stick to it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra-curriculars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Figure out what works best for YOU! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Organize your Time, cont’d. . . <ul><li>USE YOUR ASSIGNMENT BOOK! </li></ul><ul><li>Key to success in Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly view </li></ul><ul><li>Write in assignments – correctly! </li></ul><ul><li>Write in extra-curriculars and evening events </li></ul><ul><li>Use it as Calendar and To-Do List </li></ul>
  8. 8. Practice Good Study Skills <ul><li>Why?? </li></ul><ul><li>Middle school has new, “strange” content (foreign languages; vocab). </li></ul><ul><li>Need to retain, analyze, and recall a large amount of “strange” information. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What Can You Do Now? <ul><li>Pay attention in class </li></ul><ul><li>Use all senses while studying </li></ul><ul><li>Use study tools </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to ask for help! </li></ul>
  10. 10. 6 th Grade isn’t the End. . . <ul><li>It’s the Beginning of a Great Journey! </li></ul><ul><li>Success in Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Starts. . . .NOW!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thanks for listening! Have a GREAT 6 th Grade Year!

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