Helping Kids Get Organized: Activities That Teach Time Management, Clutter Clearing, Project Planning, and More!

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By learning how to recognize and approach disorder, plan ahead for projects, and use proper study tools, students will learn the advantages of creating order in their academic and personal lives. Easy-to-use activities challenge students to develop studying, writing, researching, and prioritizing skills as they create school files, play memory games, use calendars and graphs, and set short and long-term goals.
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Overview

By learning how to recognize and approach disorder, plan ahead for projects, and use proper study tools, students will learn the advantages of creating order in their academic and personal lives. Easy-to-use activities challenge students to develop studying, writing, researching, and prioritizing skills as they create school files, play memory games, use calendars and graphs, and set short and long-term goals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780866538404
  • Publisher: School Specialty Children's Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Pages: 80
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5
Organizing Your Environment
Clean Up! 6
Clutter Control 7
Messy Desk Blues 8
Organize Your Desk 9
Help Keep Your Classroom Organized 10
Go For it and Get Organized 11
Avoid Closet Chaos 12
Identifying and Using Study Tools
Tools of the Trade 13
What Tools Do I Need? 14
File it 15
My School File 16
Get the Jist ... Make a List 17
Developing Effective Homework Habits
What Kind of Learner Are You? 18
Know Your Study Style 19
Zap Distractions 20
Homework in Progress 21
Study Skill Survey 22
Homework Plan 23
Give Yourself a Break! 24
Getting it There 25
Dealing With Deadlines
Beat the Clock 26
What's More Important? 27
Set Your Own Priorities 28
Keeping Track 29
Planning Your Week 30
Weekly Assignment Sheet 31
Prioritizing Multiple Tasks
Order Counts 32
Make it Manageable 33
Ready, Set, Draw 34
Your Order Please! 35
Taking Steps 36
I Can Do it! 37
Building Memory
Take a Picture 38
Memories From My Past 39
Picture This 40
Memory Makers 41
Remember This Date 42
My Monthly Calendar 43
The Body Scan 44
Writing Reports: Research and Organization
How Do I Begin? 45
The Main Idea 46
The Book Knows the Answer 47
Notes and More Notes 48
Proofreading Principles 49
Put on Your Proofer's Cap 50
The Right References 51
Find it Fast 52
Preparing for a Test
Check Up on Study Skills 53
Best Test Planner 54
It's Okay to Ask 55
Super Study Method 56
Using SQ3R 57
Developing Test-Taking Skills
Test it Out 58
Follow Your Nose 59
What's in a Question? 60
Check Your Work 61
Math Checks 62
Planning for Long-Term Projects
Long-Term Assignments 63
Long-Term Assignment Planning Sheet 64
Using Your Head to Plan Ahead 65
Ahead of the Game 66
My Assignment Calendar 67
Setting and Achieving Academic Goals
Step by Step 68
Realistic Goals 69
Short-Term vs. Long-Term Goals 70
Moving Toward Your Goal 71
Reach for the Sky 72
Pats on the Back for Organized Kids
Look Whoooo's Organized 73
Count on Me 74
Clutter Control Award 75
Clean Desk Award 75
Organization Award 76
Look Who's on a Roll! 76
Seal of Approval 77
Way to Go! 77
Star Student Makes Progress 78
Important Advancement 78
Note These! 79
Organizational Tips 79
Put Us to the Test 80
This is a Test 80
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