Study Skills Essay

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STUDY SKILL SHOULD BE TAUGHT IN ELMENTARY SCHOOL

The reason that most people High School don’t have good study skills is because they were not taught proper study habits in Elementary School, where this should be taught.

To achieve good grades in high school a person must be disciplined in their study habits. Once a person reaches high school these habits must be ingrained into the personality of the young person so that they are second nature or it is to late.

Part of the Elementary school teaching there must be a course that teaches children as young as grade 1 or 2 how to do homework. This has to include how to break down a project into manageable pieces so that a child will know how to meet deadlines for major projects once
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5.     Here are 6points to keep in mind when taking notes.

a.     No one can write everything down so don’t try.

b.     Concentrate on the main ideas, content and information.

c.     Try short hand for word – remember no one has to be able to read these notes but you so come up with short spelling for words that you will be able to read later.

d.     Listen to the teacher then summarize in your own words

e.     Take notes I point form not full sentences more like an outline form.

f.     Underline main topics

6.     If you have trouble taking notes bring a tape recorder to class then you can play the recording back and take notes later when you are at home and it is quiet. Then you will be able to stop the recorder and take our notes without feeling rushed.

7.     After Class is over. Take a few minutes to go over your notes and refresh in your mind what points you need more clarification on and get it before you forget.

8.     Underline or highlight the main topics and points.

9.     Make sure you know why you were attending the lecture and what the assignment is to complete it with the notes.

Keeping these note taking skills in mind, it will help anyone achieve better

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