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High School Strategies for Academic Success Course

High School Strategies for Academic Success Course

As its name implies, this is a course that teaches students the tips, techniques, and ways to excel in their academic journey, and it’s a single semester elective.

This page gives information on the importance of an academic success class and what your child will learn in ours.

Why Take Strategies for Academic Success Courses in High School?

Many college graduates have attested that academic success classes are the best as they taught them how to excel in other courses. And indeed, the class has helped our students ace their tests and examinations. The class provides learning skills that will be useful to you all through your academic journey.

The study skill class teaches students how to self-monitor, prioritize, and stay focused. It also helps them organize, manage, plan, and complete their work satisfactorily. The importance of this course cannot be over-emphasized.

What Do You Learn in a High School Strategies for Academic Success Class?

This class teaches students on reading techniques, advantages of visual aids, winning test-taking strategies, memorization techniques, and note-taking. No doubt, any student that can master the listed skills will always perform excellently.

More importantly, no single strategy works for every student, so Let’s Read English’s class also helps every student identify the strategy that works best for each of them individually. Here are some of the topics that will be taught.

  • The relationship between motivation and academics.
  • Different memorization strategies.
  • The importance of the creation of study groups.
  • Significance of rubric and why it should be followed.
  • Different kinds of organizers and their purposes
  • Five test-prep steps
  • The significance of academic integrity.

High School Strategies for Academic Success Curriculum Scope & Sequence

  • Understanding Motivation
  • Evaluating My Study Habits
  • Understanding My Learning Style
  • Taking Proactive Steps to Succeed
  • Setting Academic Goals
  • Preparing for Online Learning
  • Using the Internet Responsibly
  • Academic Integrity on the Internet
  • Note Taking 101
  • Note Taking 101-Part 2
  • Notes From a Lecture
  • Notes From a Text
  • Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizers
  • Cause and Effect Graphic Organizers
  • Remembering Through Repetition
  • Using Acronyms
  • Rhyming and Keywords
  • Visualization and Categorization
  • Step 1 – Determine What to Study
  • Step 2 – Organize Notes
  • Step 3 – Compile Study Materials
  • Step 4 – Apply Memorization Techniques
  • Step 5 – The Day of the Test
  • Testing Tactics
  • Best Answer Tests
  • Response Tests
  • Open Book Tests
  • Preparing for Essay Tests
  • Answering Essay Questions
  • Using Visual Aids
  • Graphical Representations
  • Organizational Aids
  • Meaning Through Maps
  • Major Types of Reference Sources
  • Using a Dictionary
  • Using a Thesaurus
  • Informational References
  • Text Aids
  • Selecting Sources
  • Developing Your Topic
  • Writing Quality Papers
  • Giving Quality Presentations
  • Using Rubrics
  • Utilizing a Calendar
  • Applying Critical Thinking Skills
  • Forming Study Groups
  • When to Seek a Tutor
  • Prereading Strategies
  • Reading for Content
  • Reading Difficult Material
  • Increase Your Reading Speed
  • Cumulative Exam

Why Choose Let’s Read English’s High School Strategies for Academic Success Course?

This Let’s Read English course teaches students with the aid of interactive tools and hands-on projects. It is designed to bring out the best in each student. The course will help your child reach his full academic potential.

Here are the reasons why students don’t joke with the class:

  • Over 300 activities have been grouped into more than ten chapters.
  • Students are allowed to highlight significant texts and also paste stick notes.
  • We use auditory assistance, and it helps students with learning differences.
  • We have a professional and highly-trained customer service team.
  • Our lessons include real-world connections, humor, and other reinforcement cues.
  • Access to efficient and effective recordkeeping and planning tools.
  • To make the lessons engaging and interesting, we use interactive tools, animations, diagrams, charts, and graphics.
  • All the lessons begin with a guiding introduction and question.

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