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HOMEFRONT SURVIVAL SKILLS. Study Skills. HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDE. A Place to Work Find the right place Gather all necessary materials. HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDE. Organizing Homework/Setting Priorities List of all assignments Need all necessary books, materials Breakdown tasks Check it out - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • HOMEFRONT SURVIVAL SKILLSStudy Skills

  • HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDEA Place to Work

    Find the right placeGather all necessary materials

  • HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDEOrganizing Homework/Setting Priorities

    List of all assignmentsNeed all necessary books, materialsBreakdown tasksCheck it outSandwich assignments (easy, hard, easy)How much time is needed?Allow enough time, allow a break time

  • HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDEGetting Started

    Set a specific homework timeMonitor first 5 min, off to a good startTalk about assignments with child, encourage best effortsWalk your child through a few problemsBuild in a short break

  • HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDEGetting Through It

    Set time limits (kitchen timer, stopwatch, beat the clock)Switch assignments, dont burn outMake a back-on-track taped message

  • HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDELong-Term Assignments

    Know when the work is dueBreak it down into subtasksDraw up a timeline

  • HOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDEIncentive Systems (if needed)

    Develop a point systemDraw up a job list with your childDetermine how many pointsRecord points earned (chart or notebook)Revise the system as needed

  • Parent Role: To Help or To Monitor

    DGL practiceDiscuss-Guide-Leave alone(ripping the velcro)

    Check out neatness and accuracyMay need a rewrite, tell # of errors or point out errors

    Homework is to provide independent practice with skills already taught

    Conference with teacher if ?s regarding time, amount, success levelHOMEWORK SURVIVAL GUIDE

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