Improve short-term, long-term, and active auditory and visual memory by using these strategies: rehearsing, creating checklists, identifying key concepts, visualising, chunking, graphing and charting, using silly sentences, and more.
The lessons focus on the strategies that improve short-term memory, long-term memory, and active working memory.
There are two sections: Auditory Memory and Visual Memory. Each section includes a pretest/posttest and in-depth instruction. Students get lots of practice with ten different activities for each strategy.
The Auditory Memory section includes these strategies:
The Visual Memory section includes these strategies:
The interesting, functional activities use classroom-relevant topics (e.g., social studies, language arts, science), so as memory improves, so does comprehension in academic areas. The exercises are arranged in a hierarchy of difficulty and require minimal preparation time.
The book includes these student and parent handouts:
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Components:180 pages, pretests/posttests, answer key