Science and Social Studies
1.) Be prepared to learn a lot of new vocabulary - Single hole punch your flashcards and use a binder ring to keep them together or use quizlet.com ( an online flashcard maker)
2.) Help yourself stay an active learner by taking notes and answering questions or taking part in discussions.
3.) When reading the chapter.. pay close attention to the heading and subheadings in the chapter..these are usually great clues to help you know what the main ideas of the chapter are.
4.) Even when the teacher says " NO homework tonight" Plan on spending 10-15 minutes reviewing the chapter, recopying that days notes, or studying the vocabulary.