Hawker Brownlow Education

Basic Not Boring Series: Study and Research 4-6

Author: Imogene Forte, Marjorie Frank

Availability: In Stock

Code: INA40660

ISBN: 9781740252591

Publish date: 17/08/2000

Price: $21.95


The idea of celebrating the basics of study and research skills is just what it sounds like - enjoying and getting good at the basic study, information and research skills. The pages are full of exercises for students which will help them to review and strengthen specific skills in the content area of study skills. This is not just another fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These activities are interesting, surprising and useful. Students visit a training camp for would-be detectives and follow them around on intriguing cases as they practice and apply key study and research skills.

The book includes:

- Skills Checklist for Study & Research

- 36 Skills Exercises

- Quick Guide to Reference Books

- Research & Study Skills Test & Answer Key

The skills exercises include the following:

- Put Names in Alphabetical Order
- Put Titles in Alphabetical Order
- Put Cities in Alphabetical Order
- Put Phrases in Alphabetical Order
- Select Reference Materials
- Use Guide Words in a Dictionary
- Use Guide Words in an Encyclopedia
- Use a Dictionary to Find Word Meanings
- Use a Dictionary to Find Information About Words
- Use Key Words to Find Encyclopedia Information
- Parts of a Book
- Use a Table of Contents
- Use an Index
- Find an Interpret Information in Encyclopedia Entries
- Find Information in Illustrations and Diagrams
- Find & Interpret Information in Illustrations and Diagrams
- Find & Interpret Information From a Table
- Find & Interpret Information From a Graph
- Find & Interpret Information From a Map - Find & Interpret Information From a Timeline
- Find & Interpret Information From an Almanac
- Use a Thesaurus to Find Synonyms
- Find Information in the Guinness Book of World Records
- Use Library Cards or a Computer Catalogue
- Show Familiarity With the Dewey Decimal System
- Show Familiarity With Library Organisation
- Find Information on the Internet - Summarising
- Skimming & Summarising - Make an Outline