Looking for a comprehensive study skills curriculum designed specifically for middle school students? You’ve found it!
When we say “comprehensive” we mean it! 28 lesson plans cover all aspects of good academic behaviors. This course begins with an introduction to the process of learning, metacognition and memory, progresses to an examination of pre-learning strategies, moves on to active learning and practical skills for academic success, and concludes with getting a jump on the skills and strategies students must develop to be college-ready. Plenty of comics, graphics, worksheets, practice activities and letters to parents, make this course a breeze to teach!
This course aligns with and supports CCSS College Readiness Standards such as academic behaviors, self-management, self-awareness, time management, study skills, goal setting, persistence, research, interpretation, and communication.
Here’s a peek at the table of contents. Access full product previews through the links below.
Lesson 1: What are Study Skills?
Lesson 2: Metacognition:Traits of the Self-Aware Student
Lesson 3: A Bit About Brainy
Lesson 4: Mental Throw Down: IQ vs. Effort
Lesson 5: What’s in Style? Introduction to Learning Styles
Lesson 6: Let’s Go Multimodal!
Lesson 7: How are You Smart?
Lesson 8: That’s My Routine and I’m Sticking to It!
Lesson 9: The Organized Workspace
Lesson 10: Syllabusted!
Lesson 11: Gettin’ Your Schema On
Lesson 12: Action Heroes: Active vs. Passive Learning
Lesson 13: Battle Plan SQ3R
Lesson 14: Hey! Are You Listening?
Lesson 15: Navigating Notes
Lesson 16: Cornies & Indies & Hybrids Oh My!
Lesson 17: Hidden Benefits of Chapter Outlining
Lesson 18: M.N.E.M.O.N.I.C.S.
Lesson 19: Time-Spaced Learning: The Anti-Cram
Lesson 20: Test Time! Short Answers and Essays
Lesson 21: So Many Choices, So Little Time!
Lesson 22: How to Trick Out Your Presentation
Lesson 23: Taming Test Anxiety
Lesson 24: So Close, Yet So Far… Distance Learning
Lesson 25: Ouch My Brain Hurts! Critical Thinking Skills
Lesson 26: Ramp Up Your Research Skills
Lesson 27: Good Citizens, Perfect Participants!
Lesson 28: Failure Analysis
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