This class will help the student become a successful learner. Topics covered will be time management, listening skills, reading comprehension, note taking, test taking, textbook reading strategies, goal setting, making the most of individual learning styles and organizational skills. Students will complete projects, papers, interactive assignments at home and goal setting and achieving activities. Upon completion of this class, students will see organizational improvements, better long-term focus, increased self-awareness, and confidence in the classroom. This course will count as an elective course.
Textbook: The Middle School Students’ Guide to Study Skills (available online at middleschoolguide.com search by title only)
Supplies: weekly or daily planner, 1 inch 3-ring binder with plastic folder dividers for each classroom subject with labels, notebook paper, colored pencils/markers