How I like to learn

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  1. Which three traits or actions are you best at?
    getting to class on time
    having pencil, notebook and other supplies
    finishing homework
    listening to directions
    completing classwork
    working with other students
    respecting peers
    respecting adults
    being funny
    using time wisely
    being liked and respected by peers
    being liked and respected by adults


  1. Which three traits or actions are the hardest for you?
    getting to class on time
    having pencil, notebook and other supplies
    finishing homework
    listening to directions
    completing classwork
    working with other students
    respecting peers
    respecting adults
    being funny
    using time wisely
    being liked and respected by peers
    being liked and respected by adults


  1. How important are these traits to being successful in school?

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      getting to class on time Very important Not at all important  
      having pencil, notebook and other supplies Very important Not at all important  
      finishing homework Very important Not at all important  
      listening to directions Very important Not at all important  
      completing classwork Very important Not at all important  
      working with other students Very important Not at all important  
      respecting peers Very important Not at all important  
      respecting adults Very important Not at all important  
      being funny Very important Not at all important  
      using time wisely Very important Not at all important  
      being liked and respected by peers Very important Not at all important  
      being liked and respected by adults Very important Not at all important  


  1. In class which is most important to you? Click the side arrows until the most important one is on top. Then click the arrows until the next most important think in class is second from the top. Keep going until the least important thing in class is on the bottom.
        1 2 3 4 5 6
    Being liked by adults  
    Being liked by my peers  
    Being respected by my peers  
    Being respected by adults  
    getting good grades  
    finishing my work  


  1. When I do a writing assignment.....

            1 2 3 4 5      
      I like to pick my own topic Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like to pick from 1-3 teacher made topics Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like to use a graphic organizer but NOT a 4 square to get started Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like to use a 4 square graphic organizer to get started Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. When I do a reading assignment (like DEAR time or silent reading).....

            1 2 3 4 5      
      I can read for 30 minutes of more Always Never  
      I can't read for more than 5 minutes Always Never  
      I like to sit at a desk or in a chair Always Never  
      I like to lay on the floor Always Never  
      I like to draw pictures of what I'm reading while I read Always Never  
      I like to take notes Always Never  
      I like to read out loud Always Never  
      I like to read out loud with a partner taking turns Always Never  
      I like to listen to the book on tape while I read Always Never  
      I can ignore other people making noice Always Never  
      I need it quiet to concentrate Always Never  


  1. Imagine you can pick your own project for an assignment. Look down the list of possible assignments. How often would you choose to do this kind of assignment?

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Making a song or rap to show what you learned I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      Write a story I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      play a review game on the computer I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      make a power point I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      write a script then act it out for the class I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      write a script then make a movie of acting it out I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      make a chart or diagram or time line I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      role play without writing a script I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      fill out a graphic organizer I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      make a brochure or something on the computer I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      take a quiz to show how much I know I would always choose this I would never choose this  
      have a class discussion I would always choose this I would never choose this  


  1. When I think about playing games in class, I think I would like games that

            1 2 3 4 5      
      I play by myself Always like Never like  
      I play with one other person Always like Never like  
      Big groups play against each other Always like Never like  
      have one winner Always like Never like  
      that everyone can be a winner Always like Never like  
      you play on the computer Always like Never like  
      you play on a game board Always like Never like  


  1. Choose all the answers that are true for you. When the class has a discussion, I
    usually talk more than I listen
    listen and talk about the same
    usually listen more than I talk
    bring up questions of comments no one else thinks of
    am embarrassed to speak up
    can settle disagreements when other people argue


  1. Which TWO (2) traits or actions would you like to be better at by next month?
    getting to class on time
    having pencil, notebook and other supplies
    finishing homework
    listening to directions
    completing classwork
    working with other students
    respecting peers
    respecting adults
    being funny
    using time wisely
    being liked and respected by peers
    being liked and respected by adults


  1. When I do an assignment I like to....

            1 2 3 4 5      
      work by myself Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      work with another person Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      work with a small group Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      read out loud for the class Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      listen to another student read out loud to the class Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      read silently to myself Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like classrooms with lots of light Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like classrooms that have dim light Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like other students to help me Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like to stay in my seat Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like to help other students Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I like to move around the class Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      do enough work to get a D Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      do enough work to get a C Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      do enough work to get an A or B Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      quit if It gets hard Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      finish no matter what Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Choose all the answers that apply to you. When I use a text book....
    I read every word
    I read the titles and words in special fonts, colors or sizes
    I look at the diagrams and charts
    I look at the pictures
    I read the caption below the pictures
    I can find things using the index
    I can find things using the table of contents
    I hardly ever can find what I'm looking for
    I don't like using textbooks





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