I will ________________________ in class with a good attitude every day.
I can find the date, daily Planner Points, and agenda on the_______________
Our class rules and procedures are used to
Boss one another around
Provide guidelines for behavior, reaching goals, and working cooperatively
Help everyone do his/her own thing in this classroom
I should wait until the classroom door is opened before I enter the room
In this class, you are expected to use a Composition notebook to keep track of class notes, bell-work, and other related information
Where do we get our understanding of the values we practice?
our experiences and our education
may be gained from our parents, and other sources
All of the above
Having a mission, or purpose, for school will help motivate you to succeed.
Creating a class mission statement doesn't really work, because everyone can't agree on what is best for our class.
There are several steps to take when making a decision. Check all that apply.
Identify the problem
Establish and prioritize your goal
Use your resources
Have another way to complete the task
Make a decision and then do it!
Call your friends to talk about the football game
reflect on the final results to see if it was successful, or if you need to do it differently next time.
Working with a partner, or in a group, requires cooperation, but not communication skills.
It takes every member in a group to know his/her strengths and weaknesses to work successfully on a project
To arrange (items to be attended to) in order of their relative importance.
Functioning in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort. This is the definition for ____.
When it comes to organization skills, school is the only place you really need to be organized.
Time management will help you
be more efficient with your time, and effective with your task.
have less self-discipline and patience.
frustrate you because you can't control time.
Research suggests the best study skills include: (check all that apply)
a regular time to study and work on assignments
playing loud music while laying down on a comfortable bed
having all of your supplies together
using resources for the necessary information to complete your studies, including a parent, teacher, or a smart friend
Working on a project with a small group requires:
Knowing when the project is due, deciding who will be responsible for different parts of the project, and deciding what resources you need.
Knowing who can do all of the work, when the project is due, and how fast it can be done.
Knowing when the project is due, procrastinating until the day before it's due, and depending on everyone else to complete the project.
When instructions say, "follow directions" as related to school, it generally means...
to do whatever the student decides is correct.
to disregard all instructions on any given assignment.
to understand, watch closely, and to go or come after in the same direction.
When following directions, you might be using all or some of your five senses.
When you receive an assignment, quiz, or test, it's best to skip the directions, because it's more important to complete it as fast as you can.
When given a new assignment that seems difficult, it's really important to... (check all that apply)
skip the directions and get to work
Read the directions carefully, look up unfamiliar terms, and get to work
Read the directions, skip the difficult parts, and get to work
Read the directions, underline important information, and ask for help if you don't understand the directions
Having a homework plan might include: (check all that apply)
wear comfortable clothes
get a sugary or salty snack
find a good place to work, but not one that makes you sleepy
memorize everything you needed to do for homework
use your planner to know what you need to do, and when it's due
put your finished assignment in a folder, binder, or backpack you take to school
You really don't need to take 15-20 minute breaks while studying every hour, because you need the time to cram the night before testing!
Cramming can get a lot of information into your head quickly, but it will also leave your memory quickly!
Cornell Notes includes a heading, title, essential question, notes, questions, and a summary. All of which will help you study more efficiently and effectively.
When it comes to taking notes, one should only do one repetition to do well on a test.
Two suggestions that may lead to more success in class are________ and _______.
sit up front and ask questions
sleep and snore loudly
sit in the back and talk during the lesson
Tips for doing homework might include:
Talk to your friends about the homework, rely on your memory for the instructions, and let your parents do it for you
Locate a place without distractions, have all necessary materials, and take 15 minute breaks
First take a nap, then eat a bag of cookies, and finally watch TV