Jumpstart! Study Skills presents a collection of engaging and simple-to-use games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of working independently and as part of a group and how to develop the study skills necessary to succeed at school.
Providing teachers with a range of practical ideas and strategies to promote active learning in Key Stage 2, the activities in this book will help students to:
Jumpstart! Study Skills is an essential classroom resource that will encourage children’s development and help teachers to deliver effective lessons that promote active learning in Key Stage 2.
Chapter 1 Planning investigations and projects
Chapter 2 Collecting data – observations, surveys and interviews
Chapter 3 Developing reading skills
Chapter 4 Note making
Chapter 5 Developing talk skills
Chapter 6 Using the computer
Chapter 7 Developing writing skills
Chapter 8 Developing organisational skills: Time management and teamwork
Chapter 9 Revising and preparing for tests
Chapter 10 Helping children with special needs
Chapter 11 Summary and other resources
The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.