How to Be School Smart: Super Study Skills

How to Be School Smart: Super Study Skills

by Elizabeth James, Carol Barkin, Carol James
     
 

These easy-to-understand handbooks How to Be School Smart, How to Write Terrific Book Reports, How to Do your Best on Tests, and How to Write Super School Reports have offered students clear, commonsense advice on how to successfully organize and carry out school assignments for over a decade. Now these great guides have been completely revised to…  See more details below

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These easy-to-understand handbooks How to Be School Smart, How to Write Terrific Book Reports, How to Do your Best on Tests, and How to Write Super School Reports have offered students clear, commonsense advice on how to successfully organize and carry out school assignments for over a decade. Now these great guides have been completely revised to reflect the needs of today's technology-savvy kids.

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Children's Literature - Joyce Rice
For kids who have awakened in the morning and remembered a test that they haven't studied for, or those who have tried convincing a teacher that they did read an assignment, even though they can't remember the key people in the reading, this book may be a big help. The foreword in this guide addresses students but is also intended for parents. This small paperback volume is deceptive in that it will fit in the back pocket of most middle schoolers, but has a vast amount of information to help kids get on track at school. Chapters discuss organization of time and space, handling homework, preparing for tests and even learning styles. These volumes have been popular with kids for years and this one was previously issued as How To Be School Smart: Secrets of Successful Schoolwork. As a part of the "School Survival Guide" series, this is one of the best I have seen. 1998 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688161309
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/26/1998
Series:
School Survival Guide Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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Super Study Skills Tip #1

It's not hard to write a good answer to an essay question. Just follow these four steps:

—Think through what you want to say... before you start writing.

—Jot down quick notes or a very brief outline.

—Write your answer in complete sentences and state things as clearly as you can.

Try to finish in time to read over your essay.

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