Time Management Skills
There are only so many hours in a day, a week, or
month. To do well in 6th grade, you must carefully manage your time.
Here are some tips for doing this.
At the beginning of the marking period, prepare a
Marking Period Calendar. Update it as the marking period
To prepare a Marking Period
- Record your school assignments with their due dates
and your scheduled tests.
- Record your planned school
- Record any out-of-school activities...sports,
lessons, religion etc.
Each Sunday before the week begins, prepare a
To prepare a Weekly Schedule:
- Record your daily classes.
- Enter things to be done for the coming
week from your Marking Period
- Review your class notes from the previous week to
see if you need to add any school activities.
- Add any out-of-school activities in which you will
be involved during the week.
- Be sure to include times for completing
assignments, working on projects, and studying for quizzes/tests. These
times may be during the school day, after school, evenings, and
Each evening before a school
day, prepare a Daily Organizer for the
next day. Place a √ next to each thing to do as you
To prepare a Daily Organizer:
- Enter the things to do for the coming day from your
- Enter the things that still need to be accomplished
from your Daily Organizer from the previous day.
- Review your class notes for the day just completed
to see if you need to add any school activities.
out-of-school activities in which you will be involved the next
***When you have a long-term assignment,
break it up into small parts, so that you don't have to do the entire
thing at one time. You don't want to be stuck trying to do it all the
night before. Usually it is too much to try and do at the last
To create a really neat
looking TO DO LIST that you can fill out yourself and print in many different
formats! visit this website from Scholastic.