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Pegwords

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
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- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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The pegword strategy is a good strategy to use when you must remember a number of ideas such as five reasons we should conserve energy. Pegwords are words that rhyme with number words. Each pegword is substituted for a number word and is then associated with information to be remembered. For example, 'run' is substituted for 'one.' Read on to learn about the pegwords for one through ten and how to use them to remember information.    
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Building Vocabulary

 
Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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When authors write, they often include a context clue to the meaning of a word they use but whose meaning they think may not be known by the reader. The context clue is usually provided in the sentence or paragraph in which the word occurs. Read on to learn how to recognize each of the following context clues to meaning used by authors: definition, synonym, antonym, description, summary, and visual.  
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Rewriting Class Notes

 
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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The best way to be certain that your class notes are complete and accurate is to review then in the evening while the information that was covered in class is still fresh in your mind. At this time you should rewrite your notes. As you do this, correct any errors, fill in any gaps, and add additional information as appropriate. Here are some tips to consider when you rewrite your class notes.  
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Free Study Tip First, always make sure you understand the topic. Second, form questions about the topic and think of the answers. Third, think about the questions and answers often. Fourth, discuss them with your friends.
 
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Another free Study Tip I always make outlines for the reading material. It makes comprehension much easier. Plus you have notes to study with.
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