We all struggle with forgetfulness and procrastination. Creating and following a daily homework and study routine, in conjunction with an organized notebook and assignment book, will help you to increase and maintain high grades in school. Here is a suggested daily checklist/schedule to keep you on track.
----------- Necessary Materials
A 3 ring binder with a pocket on the inside front cover ("Today Pocket")
An assignment book/day planner with a space for every day of the week
A file box (at home) for notes, tests, and homework from previous chapters
----------- At School
Beginning of Class
Hand-In necessary papers from Today Pocket
End of Class
File new papers in Today Pocket
Write down new assignments
----------- At Home
Remove all papers from Today Pocket
Get signatures if necessary
File all non-assignment papers
Check Assignment Book for today's homework
Complete each assignment and place in Today Pocket
Check-off homework in Assignment Book
Review for upcoming Tests
Check for upcoming tests in assignment book
Review flashcards for 10 minutes
Practice vocabulary/spelling for 10 minutes
Review old history/science/english notes for 10 minutes
Final Check before TV/AOL/Bed/Reading
are all assignments checked off?
are all necessary papers in Today Pocket?
are all books in backpack?
Have parent initial Assignment Book