Study TipsCREATE A ROUTINE
2:15-2:20pm Arrive home from school
2:20-2:30pm Organize your study materials and take a quick break
2:30-3:15pm Uninterrupted work
Complete the most difficult tasks first (usually Math or Writing assignments)
3:15-3:30pm Take a Brain Break (Eat a snack, use the restroom, stretch)
3:30-4:00pm Finish your work (Quickly get back to work after your break. Read your AR book silently, out loud to yourself, or out loud to a sibling if you finish early.)PLEASE remember to monitor your child during their homework time. Keep your child on-task and working hard. Completing work on time should be rewarded by positive praise or other privileges.
+ Write down assignments and due dates in your planner as they are given.
+ Ask questions of your teachers and study buddies, as necessary, to make sure that you understood the directions and procedures for each assignment.+ Don’t wait until the due date to ask the teacher for clarification!
+ Keep a regular study routine. (Preferably from 2:30 – 4:00 pm)
+ Skim over the materials to be studied first.
+ Divide the assignment into smaller parts.
+ Work on tasks for short, specific amounts of time.
+ Consider long term assignments as daily homework (such as reports, projects, tests, etc.).
+ Avoid last-minute panic.
o Include part of long term assignments in each day’s homework tasks.
o In other words, do a little piece each day.
+ Reward yourself for completing the work on time!
+ Keep your study area free from distractions (no TV or music playing, keep away from small children or pets).
+ Have enough space to spread out your work.
+ Choose a large table, desk, or countertop to work from.
+ Make a realistic list of tasks to be completed.
+ Keep your binder organized with folders for each subject, keep up to date on your planner, and keep track of your grades
+ Make sure that all books, notebooks, pens, pencils, and paper are easily accessibleCopyright 2010, K.Hawkey