Make the Grade

Everything You Need to Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed in School

by Lesley Schwartz Martin

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Every teacher, school, and class is unique, but there are certain things that successful students have in common no matter what. Make the Grade helps students everywhere stay on top of schoolwork by dissecting the school week as students actually experience it, and offering realistic solutions to common problems, from difficult teachers and over-booked schedules to boring homework and the endless variety of distractions. The book also includes sections on memory tricks, reading tips, note-taking, organization, and test preparation.

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“Struggling students who are determined to make improvements will also find the book helpful.” —School Library Journal

“Help is on the way for teens wanting to do better in school. . .this can be a valuable guide for tutors, academic coaches and teachers of study-skills courses looking for a systematic and informative handbook.An earnest, comprehensive and ‘everything-you-need’ compendium.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Using her background as a high-school social-studies teacher, Martin offers solutions for the ever more demanding job of balancing high school and extracurricular activities. From setting goals to learning about expectations, and from getting organized to acing the test, her ideas are practical, straightforward, and easily implemented. . .Used as part of a study skills course, the book could reach a broad audience of students, many of whom could benefit from Martin’s suggestions.”—Booklist

“This title has a lot of valuable information. It is very readable, well presented, and has an attractive layout. Guidance counselors and teachers of study skills will appreciate this book, and so will parents who want to get their children organized.”
—Library Media Connection

Product Details

    • Teen Nonfiction
    • Paperback: 144 pages
    • Publisher: Zest Books; Original edition (July, 2013)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-13: 978-1-936976-38-6

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