5th Grade Study Tips
Study all vocabulary and lesson review questions and class notes.
Use flash cards for vocabulary and key ideas.
Concentrate on highlighted ideas discussed when reviewing for test.
Study a little each night. Don't wait until the night before the test.
Read and review notes nightly. Reread chapter in order to better understand concepts. Study aloud. Talk about the skills learned. Teach a family member or pet about the lesson. Make flash cards for vocabulary and key terms. Study them nightly.
Study Directed Reading Worksheets and homework questions.
Use online textbook to do practice problems on test prep for each lesson.
Rework problems assigned in class and for homework.
Compare answers to make sure they are correct.
Make index cards with sample problems.
Mastery of multiplication is expected.
Make and take a practice test with examples.
Keep all quizzes for review before a test.
Study multiplication facts until they become automatic.
Always show all work when completing class work or homework to use for reference when preparing for a test.
When preparing for a test, make note of the types of problems which give you the most trouble. Work a few extra of these type using previous class work or homework assignments that have been corrected.
Keep a well organized notebook by dating and labeling all work. Copy all examples from the board. Do not leave out any steps.
cards with rules and procedures (steps) for solving problems. Refer
to these when completing homework or preparing for a test.
Study vocabulary nightly, be able to reword definitions and use them
accurately in sentences.
Be able to identify story elements in each selection.
(Plot, Character, Setting, Genre, Author's Purpose, Theme, and Catholic Message)
Reread story and be able to summarize it in your own words.
Study all questions and notes in notebook.
Key words are highlighted in class. Make flashcards or foldables with Wordly Wise word on one side and key word, antonym, and synonym on the other.
Study five words the first night, five more the second night and so on. Then continue to review all words until the day of the test.
Study five words each night until the night before the test. Study by identifying phonics patterns and rules. Study the spelling of each syllable then put them together to complete the word. Look for smaller words within each spelling word.
English is an application subject. Tests are based on the students ability to follow English rules. Re work exercises and examples done in class. Use some of the helpful English websites found on Mrs. Lamy's web page. Make index cards with English rules and examples on them. Use the index cards when working examples.
Review chapter daily. Make flashcards with key words from the book.
Use the chapter review test in the book to prepare.
Review the study guide. (Always given 3 days before the test)