Study Skills

Study Skills Program

The Study Skills program is designed to teach students how to learn. Topics include time management, test taking, outlining, notetaking, and much more. This program is geared for students between grades 5-12.

Time Management

  • Study Habits
  • Organizing Materials/Work Area
  • Assignment Books
  • Short / Long Term Goals
  • Managing Projects
  • Career Planning

Location Skills

  • Library Skills
  • Using Resources
  • Parts of Textbook

Interpretation Skills

  • Maps / Tables / Diagrams / Graphs
  • Using the Newspaper
  • Figures of Speech

Reading Strategies

  • Being a Flexible Reader
  • Increasing Your Reading Rate
  • Skimming / Scanning
  • SQ3R
  • Surveying / Previewing
  • Underlining / Highlighting

Retention Skills

  • Memory Plan
  • Associating
  • Visualizing
  • Reciting / Review

Learning Style and Attitude

  • Taking Charge of Your Learning
  • Visual Strategies
  • Auditory Strategies
  • Tactile Strategies

Organizational Skills

  • Outlining
  • Summarizing
  • Research Papers

Listening Skills

  • Being a Good Listener
  • Following Oral Directions
  • Inferences
  • Taking Lecture Notes

Note Taking Skills

  • A Note Taking System
  • Choosing Useful Information
  • Clustering and Mapping
  • Notes While You Listen
  • Notes from Text

Test Taking Strategies

  • Preparing for the Test
  • True / False Decisions
  • Matching
  • Multiple Choice Tests
  • Essay Tests
  • Fill-in / Close
  • Making Educational Guesses
  • Test Proofing