Students will learn the importance of carefully reading an assignment, and choosing and recording the important details so they will be able to use this information for chapter study.
History text; spiral or loose-leaf notebook for History notes
The day of chapter review, students will have a chance to check all their questions, once again, for accuracy. Chapter study, using notebook questions and those supplied by the teacher, will be had by all orally in class. This provides a chance for all students to be sure they have the necessary information for the chapter test. No Excuses!!
A Subjective Exam is given so students of all learning styles will be able to achieve. I give a test consisting of only short answer essay; the questions I provide cover only the material we covered in our class discussions and what the students decide to use in their Learning Guides. I have found in 26 years of teaching that Objective tests don't fairly test what a person truly knows. By giving a Subjective test, students can write (sometimes provide orally in a private setting) what they know and receive from partial to full credit if they are somewhat to totally correct. This isn't a possibility with an Objective test. I find Subjective tests much easier to correct, too!