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Reading Strategies for Social Studies

Reading Strategies for Social Studies

Psychology Mnemonics Psychology Mnemonics Thinking About Becoming A Psychology Student? Find A Psychology School Near You Psychology Mnemonics (Photo Credit: Robin van Mourik) Welcome to the psychology mnemonics page here on the All About Psychology website. How Do Mnemonic Devices Work? The most common mnemonic device draws upon the first letter of each word within an appropriately arranged sentence. Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain Mnemonic Device Examples Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development Sensorimotor, Pre-operational, Concrete-operational, Formal-operational Smart People Cook Fish Freud's Psychosexual Stages Of Development Oral, Anal, Phallic, Latency, Genital Orange Aardvarks Punish Lazy Goats Create Your Own Mnemonic Devices Thanks to the NASA Cognition Lab you can easily generate your own mnemonic devices for free. Click Here to make your own personalized mnemonic devices. Classic Articles All Psychology Students Should Read Back To Top Of The Page

Web English Teacher Random Mnemonic Maker Type a word or phrase into the box and this quick page will create a sentence to help you remember it. If you type in letters, you'll get an acrostic sort of thing. SPACEFEM Strange Purple Adamant Crayons Entice Fun Eloquent Missiles You can enter a series of three or more words you'd like to remember, and get a complete sentence where the first letters match: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune Magenta Volatile Eccentric Microphones Juggle Swirly Ubiquitous Nudists You can separate words by spaces Milk Ice Cream Apple Pie Metallic Igloos Canoodle Allergic Pies Or group them with commas Milk, Ice Cream, Apple Pie Medications improve arts The sentence can have up to 20 words. The script occasionally saves the phrases being typed in.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE THEORIES AND PROCESSESUnderlying memory improvement are a few basic concepts. Although we will not go into extensive detail about theories of memory, we will present some of the basic ideas to help you understand why certain techniques work. Underlying memory improvement are a few basic concepts. Although we will not go into extensive detail about theories of memory, we will present some of the basic ideas to help you understand why certain techniques work. The first process of memory is attention. There is much more information in your environment than you can process at any one time. Once something is attended to, it must be encoded to be remembered. How does encoding apply to memory? You may be able to remember information best if you use techniques (while retrieving the information) that are related to the way you encoded it. Storage is the process of holding information in your memory. The transfer of information from short- to long-term memory can be achieved in many ways. Retrieval is the process of actually remembering something when you want to. Retrieval relates to storage as well, Obviously the memory has to be stored in order for you to retrieve it, but knowing how it was stored can help.

Literary Terms Poetry Lesson Genre is an important word in the English class. We teach different genres of literature such as poetry, short stories, myths, plays, non-fiction, novels, mysteries, and so on. When we speak about a kind of literature we are really speaking about a genre of literature. So when someone asks you what genre of literature you like, you might answer, poetry, novels, comics, and so on. Carla Beard: Who knows why we call it figurative language? Student: Because you have to figure out what it means!

Taking Notes from Research Reading Printable PDF Version Fair-Use Policy If you take notes efficiently, you can read with more understanding and also save time and frustration when you come to write your paper. These are three main principles 1. Focus your approach to the topic before you start detailed research. First, review the commonly known facts about your topic, and also become aware of the range of thinking and opinions on it. 2. Your essay must be an expression of your own thinking, not a patchwork of borrowed ideas. Copy out exact words only when the ideas are memorably phrased or surprisingly expressed—when you might use them as actual quotations in your essay. 3. Whether you use cards or pages for note-taking, take notes in a way that allows for later use. Save bother later by developing the habit of recording bibliographic information in a master list when you begin looking at each source (don't forget to note book and journal information on photocopies).

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Great collection of reading strategy types, aimed at comprehension. Each strategy is briefly described, and includes links to full instructions for how to target the work to achieve the goal. by theofficepicnic Jul 25

This site provides instructions and graphic organizers for reading strategies. There are a lot of different group and independent activities for teachers to use before, after, and during readings to increase comprehension. by vr1v3ra Jul 24