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

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




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.

Product Details

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

Table of Contents

Organizing Your Environment
Clean Up!6
Clutter Control7
Messy Desk Blues8
Organize Your Desk9
Help Keep Your Classroom Organized10
Go For it and Get Organized11
Avoid Closet Chaos12
Identifying and Using Study Tools
Tools of the Trade13
What Tools Do I Need?14
File it15
My School File16
Get the Jist ... Make a List17
Developing Effective Homework Habits
What Kind of Learner Are You?18
Know Your Study Style19
Zap Distractions20
Homework in Progress21
Study Skill Survey22
Homework Plan23
Give Yourself a Break!24
Getting it There25
Dealing With Deadlines
Beat the Clock26
What's More Important?27
Set Your Own Priorities28
Keeping Track29
Planning Your Week30
Weekly Assignment Sheet31
Prioritizing Multiple Tasks
Order Counts32
Make it Manageable33
Ready, Set, Draw34
Your Order Please!35
Taking Steps36
I Can Do it!37
Building Memory
Take a Picture38
Memories From My Past39
Picture This40
Memory Makers41
Remember This Date42
My Monthly Calendar43
The Body Scan44
Writing Reports: Research and Organization
How Do I Begin?45
The Main Idea46
The Book Knows the Answer47
Notes and More Notes48
Proofreading Principles49
Put on Your Proofer's Cap50
The Right References51
Find it Fast52
Preparing for a Test
Check Up on Study Skills53
Best Test Planner54
It's Okay to Ask55
Super Study Method56
Using SQ3R57
Developing Test-Taking Skills
Test it Out58
Follow Your Nose59
What's in a Question?60
Check Your Work61
Math Checks62
Planning for Long-Term Projects
Long-Term Assignments63
Long-Term Assignment Planning Sheet64
Using Your Head to Plan Ahead65
Ahead of the Game66
My Assignment Calendar67
Setting and Achieving Academic Goals
Step by Step68
Realistic Goals69
Short-Term vs. Long-Term Goals70
Moving Toward Your Goal71
Reach for the Sky72
Pats on the Back for Organized Kids
Look Whoooo's Organized73
Count on Me74
Clutter Control Award75
Clean Desk Award75
Organization Award76
Look Who's on a Roll!76
Seal of Approval77
Way to Go!77
Star Student Makes Progress78
Important Advancement78
Note These!79
Organizational Tips79
Put Us to the Test80
This is a Test80

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