ERIC Number: ED399060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Good Apple Homework Helper.
Cipriano, Jeri S.
This book, designed for students in grades 4 to 6, provides advice to help them do homework independently and successfully. Part 1, "Developing Good Habits," presents exercises and tips on organization and time management, including a self-inventory of homework habits, assistance in goal setting, and designing a personal schedule. Part 2, "Getting Down to Business," has several suggestions for sharpening the student's memory and notetaking skills, and shortcuts for math, social studies, and science homework. Part 3, "Improving Your Reading," allows the student to conduct a reading inventory, improve their reading skills, learn how to write book reports, predict the types of questions teachers will ask, and see what books are recommended by other students. Part 4, "Improving Your Writing," focuses on deciding what to write about, identifying a research topic, organizing information, and making a paper interesting. Part 5, "Improving Your Study and Test-Taking Skills," presents tips for taking tests of different types and methods for improving study skills. Part 6, "Clip and Save," contains reference materials such as a list of commonly misspelled words and a list of state capitals. (KDFB)
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Home Study, Homework, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Memorization, Mnemonics, Notetaking, Reading Improvement, Recall (Psychology), Research Papers (Students), Retention (Psychology), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Improvement, Study Habits, Test Anxiety, Test Wiseness, Writing Exercises, Writing Skills
Good Apple, 299 Jefferson Road, P.O. Box 480, Parsippany, NJ 07054-0480.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A