Overview of STUDENT SUCCESS PATH

The purpose of the Student Success Path is to help students
 
  • stay motivated
  • cope with challenges in middle school
  • succeed academically
 

as they transition from elementary to middle school

 

Class Structure

 
  1. Roll & Learning Objectives
  2. Brain Gym & warm-up (sponge activity)
  3. Lesson – tools for success (teacher led)
  4. Activity for students
  5. Study Time/Reading current events from the newspaper/Binder
  6. “Cool in school” reflection time
 
Concepts & tools we focus on include
 
  • Goal-Setting
  • Time-Management
  • “SLANT”
  • STAR Note-Taking Strategy
  • Two-Column Cornell Notes
  • Learning Logs & Journals
  • Levels of Thinking & Questioning
  • Study Buddy Groups
  • Speaking-Up for Success
  • Test-Taking Strategies and Tips