Study Skills Worksheets:
Setting Goals for Grades
- What smaller steps will you take to accomplish your goal? Make sure that each
step is measurable and attainable.
Make a Study Plan -
: Use the graphic organizer to create a plan of action for studying. What material am I most confident about? What material do I really need to study?
Things to Consider
-R ead the list of study skills below. In the box, write an assessment of
where you stand with regards to each skill. Do you already use it? Do you need
to learn it or get better at it?
How To Take Notes
- Have you mastered the important study skill of taking notes? Check off the items
you do currently.
The Mind Map
- A mind map is a way to visually organize information. One of its main benefits is
that it shows relationships between different things, which can be very helpful
when a concept or piece of information is related to multiple other concepts or
when concepts are related in multiple ways.
Time Management -
One of the best study skills you can develop is time management. All the other
study skills won’t help you if you don't know how to manage your time. Time
management is actually a catch-all phrase that includes combination of
different skills. In combination, using these skills will allow you to accomplish what
you need to, by the time you need to, within the amount of time you have
available to you. How do you time management skills measure up?
- Do you know "how" to read? As a study skill, reading is more than just
understanding, processing, and perhaps picturing the words on the page. When
you read for pleasure, reading is all you need to do. But when you read to study,
you must not only read, but read in a way that will enable you to retain and
later recall the information that you read.
Creating the Right Environment
- It's important to choose a study spot where you will be comfortable, will be able
to remain alert, and where you will not have to deal with distractions.
Before deciding what the best study spot for you will be, take a few minutes to
reflect on the things that may currently be standing between you and effective learning.
Preparing for a Test
- Review your notes. Mark anything that you do not know well in one color. Mark
anything that you do not understand in another color. Review previous tests or quizzes you have taken on this subject. Make sure you
know the correct answers to any questions that you missed.
- A mnemonic device is anything that you can remember that helps you to
remember something else. It can be a pattern of letters, words, ideas, or
associations. For example, the mnemonic Roy G. Biv is a name used to
remember the order of the colors in a rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue,
indigo, and violet.
Related Topics For You:
Annotation - A great habit to get into when you are reading anything lengthy.
Note Taking Skills
- We touched on this a bit here, but this topic hits it out of the park for you.