• Study Skills

    Study Skills


    Teacher:  Mr. Hovland


    Class Description:

                This class is designed to develop good study habits, increase organization skills, and foster responsibility and independence.  The students will work on gaining better study habits while completing their assignments for their classes, studying for tests and quizzes, and working on the goals and objectives that are addressed in each individual’s IEP.  This is a graded class and is set up differently than a “Study Hall”.


    Class Outcomes:

                The students will develop abilities in study skills, organization, responsibility, independence, understanding of needs, and communicating with others.


    Materials Needed:


                -assignment notebook/student planner

                -all assignments and materials needed to complete schoolwork from other classes

                -a positive attitude and willingness to put forth best effort


    Grading Procedures:

                Grading will be based on participation in class, daily work, tests and quizzes.  Grades are determined by percentages set forth by district guidelines (see handbook):


    Classroom Rules/Expectations:

    1.      Have all materials and supplies ready when class begins

    2.      Work productively throughout the class period

    3.      Complete assigned work within the expected timeframe

    4.      Ask for help or clarification if needed

    5.      Follow the 4 R’s (Respect, Readiness, Responsibility and Relationships)

    6.      Follow all school rules and policies (see student handbook for specifics)



    Study Skills


    Learning is a partnership between students, parents and teachers.  Please read and discuss this syllabus, sign it and return the bottom portion to Mr. Hovland.  Keep the top section.



    Student signature ___________________________________________  Date: ________



    Parent signature ____________________________________________  Date: ________


Last Modified on August 26, 2010