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Basic Not Boring Series: Study and Research 4-6

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The idea of celebrating the basics of study and research skills is just what it sounds like - enjoying and getting good at the basic study, information and research skills. The pages are full of exercises for students which will help them to review and strengthen specific skills in the content area of study skills. This is not just another fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These activities are interesting, surprising and useful. Students visit a training camp for would-be detectives and follow them around on intriguing cases as they practice and apply key study and research skills. Included is a ready to use test for assessing study and research skills as well as increasing their ability to find and use information.

The idea of celebrating the basics of study and research skills is just what it sounds like - enjoying and getting good at the basic study, information and research skills. The pages are full of exercises for students which will help them to review and strengthen specific skills in the content area of study skills. This is not just another fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These activities are interesting, surprising and useful. Students visit a training camp for would-be detectives and follow them around on intriguing cases as they practice and apply key study and research skills.


The book includes:

- Skills Checklist for Study & Research
- 36 Skills Exercises
- Quick Guide to Reference Books
- Research & Study Skills Test & Answer Key


The skills exercises include the following:

- Put Names in Alphabetical Order
- Put Titles in Alphabetical Order
- Put Cities in Alphabetical Order
- Put Phrases in Alphabetical Order
- Select Reference Materials
- Use Guide Words in a Dictionary
- Use Guide Words in an Encyclopedia
- Use a Dictionary to Find Word Meanings
- Use a Dictionary to Find Information About Words
- Use Key Words to Find Encyclopedia Information
- Parts of a Book
- Use a Table of Contents
- Use an Index
- Find an Interpret Information in Encyclopedia Entries
- Find Information in Illustrations and Diagrams
- Find & Interpret Information in Illustrations and Diagrams
- Find & Interpret Information From a Table
- Find & Interpret Information From a Graph
- Find & Interpret Information From a Map - Find & Interpret Information From a Timeline
- Find & Interpret Information From an Almanac
- Use a Thesaurus to Find Synonyms
- Find Information in the Guinness Book of World Records
- Use Library Cards or a Computer Catalogue
- Show Familiarity With the Dewey Decimal System
- Show Familiarity With Library Organisation
- Find Information on the Internet - Summarising
- Skimming & Summarising - Make an Outline

 


  • Marjorie Frank

    Marjorie Frank

  • Imogene Forte

    Imogene Forte

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Additional Information

SKU INA40660
ISBN 9781740252591
Publish date 17 Aug 2000
ascd video No

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