Teaching Study Skills and Strategies for Grades 4-8 / Edition 1

Teaching Study Skills and Strategies for Grades 4-8 / Edition 1

by Charles T. Mangrum, Stephen S. Strichart, Patricia Iannuzzi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205198791

ISBN-13: 9780205198795

Pub. Date: 06/10/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

With information becoming more and more accessible in classrooms and educational facilities by ways of libraries and technology children need the necessary skills to become independent. From study habits and notetaking to understanding graphics, from preparing for tests to using the library and the Internet for research, this book provides students with handy

Overview

With information becoming more and more accessible in classrooms and educational facilities by ways of libraries and technology children need the necessary skills to become independent. From study habits and notetaking to understanding graphics, from preparing for tests to using the library and the Internet for research, this book provides students with handy tips for a successful academic career! This book contains study skills and strategies that are most important for success in grades 4-8. By including activities related to technology-based learning environments, it prepares students for a continuous learning career. This book is for parents and educators who want to help children improve their study habits. A Longwood Professional Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205198795
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
06/10/1997
Edition description:
BK&DISK
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xi(6)
How This Book Will Help xi(1)
The Study Skills and Strategies of Students in Grades 4-8 xi(1)
Study Skills and Strategies Taught in This Book xii(2)
How This Book Is Organized xiv(1)
How to Use This Book xiv(1)
Teaching Notes xiv(1)
Acknowledgments xiv(3)
About the Authors xvii
CHAPTER ONE Using Study Time, Habits, Space
1(16)
Chapter Objectives
1(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
1(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
1(15)
1-1 A Strategy for Using Time Effectively
4(1)
1-2 Using a Term Calendar
5(1)
1-3 Term Calendar
6(1)
1-4 Using a Weekly Planner
7(1)
1-5 Weekly Planner
8(1)
1-6 Using a Daily Organizer
9(1)
1-7 Daily Organizer
10(1)
1-8 Study Habits Checklist
11(1)
1-9 Improving Your Study Habits
12(1)
1-10 Study Place Checklist
13(1)
1-11 Improving Your Study Place
14(1)
1-12 Chapter One Mastery Assessment
15(1)
Answers for Chapter One Reproducible Activities
16(1)
CHAPTER TWO Taking Notes in Class
17(16)
Chapter Objectives
17(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
17(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
17(15)
2-1 The First Two Stages of Notetaking
20(1)
2-2 Signal Words
21(1)
2-3 Signal Statements
22(1)
2-4 Writing Shorter Sentences or Phrases
23(1)
2-5 Abbreviating Words
24(1)
2-6 Abbreviating Statements
25(1)
2-7 Two-Column Notetaking
26(1)
2-8 Rough Notes
27(1)
2-9 The Third Stage of Notetaking
28(1)
2-10 Revised Notes
29(1)
2-11 Graphic Organizer for Revised Notes
30(1)
2-12 Chapter Two Mastery Assessment
31(1)
Answers for Chapter Two Reproducible Activities
32(1)
CHAPTER THREE Reading and Taking Notes from Textbooks
33(17)
Chapter Objectives
33(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
33(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
33(16)
3-1 Learning about SQ3R
35(1)
3-2 Reading Assignment: "A Visit to Ancient Rome"
36(2)
3-3 Textbook Notes for "A Visit to Ancient Rome"
38(1)
3-4 Reading Assignment: "Political Parties"
39(3)
3-5 Textbook Notes for "Political Parties"
42(1)
3-6 Reading Assignment: "What Europeans Found"
43(4)
3-7 Textbook Notes for "What Europeans Found"
47(1)
3-8 Chapter Three Mastery Assessment
48(1)
Answers for Chapter Three Reproducible Activities
49(1)
CHAPTER FOUR Understanding Graphic Aids
50(21)
Chapter Objectives
50(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
50(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
51(19)
4-1 Map Legend
54(1)
4-2 Map Compass
55(1)
4-3 Map Scale
56(1)
4-4 Political and Physical Maps
57(1)
4-5 Road Maps
58(1)
4-6 Combining Political, Physical, and Road Maps
59(1)
4-7 Weather Maps
60(1)
4-8 Pictographs
61(1)
4-9 Pie or Circle Graphs
62(1)
4-10 Bar Graphs
63(1)
4-11 Line Graphs
64(1)
4-12 Diagrams
65(1)
4-13 Tables
66(1)
4-14 Organizational Charts
67(1)
4-15 Flow Charts
68(1)
4-16 Chapter Four Mastery Assessment
69(1)
Answers for Chapter Four Reproducible Activities
70(1)
CHAPTER FIVE Remembering Important Information
71(13)
Chapter Objectives
71(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
71(12)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
71(12)
5-1 Selecting Information to Be Remembered
74(1)
5-2 Using Visualization
75(1)
5-3 Using Categorization
76(1)
5-4 Using Repetition
77(1)
5-5 Using Rhymes
78(1)
5-6 Using Abbreviations
79(1)
5-7 Using Acronyms
80(1)
5-8 Using Acronymic Sentences
81(1)
5-9 Chapter Five Mastery Assessment
82(1)
Answers for Chapter Five Reproducible Activities
83(1)
CHAPTER SIX Preparing for and Taking Tests
84(22)
Chapter Objectives
84(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
84(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
85(20)
6-1 Getting Ready for Tests
88(1)
6-2 Five-Day Test Preparation Plan
89(1)
6-3 Things to Do When Taking Tests
90(1)
6-4 Learning about Multiple-Choice Tests
91(1)
6-5 Guidelines for Taking Multiple-Choice Tests
92(1)
6-6 Practice Taking a Multiple-Choice Test
93(1)
6-7 Guidelines for Taking True/False Tests
94(1)
6-8 Practice Taking a True/False Tests
95(1)
6-9 Guidelines for Taking Matching Tests
96(1)
6-10 Practice Taking Matching Tests
97(1)
6-11 Guidelines for Taking Completion Tests
98(1)
6-12 Practice Taking a Completion Test
99(1)
6-13 Understanding Direction Words in Essay Tests
100(2)
6-14 Guidelines for Taking Essay Test
102(1)
6-15 Practice Taking an Essay Test
103(1)
6-16 Chapter Six Mastery Assessment
104(1)
Answers for Chapter Six Reproducible Activities
105(1)
CHAPTER SEVEN Solving Math Word Problems
106(15)
Chapter Objectives
106(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
106(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
106(14)
7-1 Learning about SQRQCQ
108(1)
7-2 Guided Use of SQRQCQ
109(2)
7-3 More Guided Use of SQRQCQ
111(2)
7-4 Identifying Important Information
113(1)
7-5 Applying SQRQCQ
114(1)
7-6 Using SQRQCQ to Solve a Percent Problem
115(1)
7-7 Using SQRQCQ to Solve a Fraction Problem
116(1)
7-8 Using SQRQCQ to Solve a Money Problem
117(1)
7-9 Using SQRQCQ to Solve a Measurement Problem
118(1)
7-10 Chapter Seven Mastery Assessment
119(1)
Answers for Chapter Seven Reproducible Activities
120(1)
CHAPTER EIGHT Using the Library
121(16)
Chapter Objectives
121(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
121(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
121(15)
8-1 A Strategy for Using the Library
124(1)
8-2 Types of Materials Found in a Library
125(1)
8-3 Learning about Card and Online Catalogs
126(1)
8-4 Using a Card Catalog
127(1)
8-5 Using an Online Catalog
128(1)
8-6 Learning about the Dewey Decimal System
129(1)
8-7 Locating Books by Call Number
130(1)
8-8 Learning about Print and Electronic Indexes
131(1)
8-9 Using CD ROM Databases
132(1)
8-10 Using the Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
133(1)
8-11 Evaluating Sources of Information
134(1)
8-12 Chapter Eight Mastery Assessment
135(1)
Answers for Chapter Eight Reproducible Activities
136(1)
CHAPTER NINE Using the Internet
137(14)
Chapter Objectives
137(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
137(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
137(13)
9-1 Learning about the Internet
140(1)
9-2 A Strategy for Using the Internet
141(1)
9-3 Using the World Wide Web
142(1)
9-4 Another Web Page
143(2)
9-5 Learning about E-mail
145(1)
9-6 Learning about Your Local FreeNet
146(1)
9-7 Sightseeing on the Internet
147(1)
9-8 Evaluating Sources of Information on the Internet
148(1)
9-9 Chapter Nine Mastery Assessment
149(1)
Answers for Chapter Nine Reproducible Activities
150(1)
CHAPTER TEN Using Reference Sources
151(23)
Chapter Objectives
151(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
151(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
151(21)
10-1 Identifying and Locating Reference Sources
155(1)
10-2 Print and Electronic Dictionaries
156(1)
10-3 Information Found on a Dictionary Page
157(2)
10-4 Putting Words in Alphabetical Order
159(1)
10-5 Using Guide Words in a Dictionary
160(1)
10-6 Phonetic Respellings in a Dictionary
161(1)
10-7 Choosing the Correct Definition
162(1)
10-8 Learning about Print and Electronic Encyclopedias
163(1)
10-9 Using Print and Electronic Encyclopedias
164(1)
10-10 Understanding an Encyclopedia Index Entry
165(1)
10-11 Using a Thesaurus
166(1)
10-12 Practice Using Synonyms
167(1)
10-13 Using an Almanac
168(1)
10-14 Using an Atlas
169(1)
10-15 Using Biographical Sources of Information
170(1)
10-16 Chapter Ten Mastery Assessment
171(1)
Answers for Chapter Ten Reproducible Activities
172(2)
CHAPTER ELEVEN Writing a Research Paper
174(23)
Chapter Objectives
174(1)
Titles of Reproducible Activities
174(1)
Suggestions for Using the Reproducible Activities
174(20)
11-1 Preparing a Research Paper
178(1)
11-2 Choosing a Topic
179(1)
11-3 Knowing If You Have Chosen a Good Topic
180(1)
11-4 Locating Sources of Information
181(1)
11-5 Preparing Bibliography Cards
182(2)
11-6 Bibliography Cards for Electronic Sources
184(1)
11-7 Bibliography Cards for Internet Sources
185(1)
11-8 Preparing Note Cards
186(1)
11-9 Writing an Outline for a Research Paper
187(1)
11-10 Writing the Research Paper
188(1)
11-11 Preparing a Bibliography
189(1)
11-12 Preparing a Title Page
190(1)
11-13 Preparing a Table of Contents
191(1)
11-14 Final Checklist
192(1)
11-15 Chapter Eleven Mastery Assessment
193(1)
Answers for Chapter Eleven Reproducible Activities
194(3)
Bibliography 197

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