J. Roth

Study Skills

 

Catchword and Catchphrase Practice

 

Step 1: First, create catchwords or catchphrases for the following groups of items. Two examples have been provided for you.

 

Examples:

 

The three kinds of rocks: sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic

 

Catchword or Catchphrase: SIM

 

Order of operations in mathematics

 

parentheses, exponents, multiply, divide, add, subtract

 

Catchword or Catchphrase: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally or PEMDAS

 

I. Assorted concert words

 

Conductor, music, audience, reviews
 

 

Catchword or Catchphrase:_______________________________________

 

 

II. Selected Parts of a Computer System

 

hard drive, monitor, keyboard, modem, mouse,

 

 

Catchword or Catchphrase:_______________________________________

 

 

III. BUILDING AN ESSAY--THE SIX STEPS

 

 

  Create a physical outline.

  Write your thesis sentence.

  Write your body paragraphs.

  Write your introductory paragraph. (End this paragraph with a copy of your thesis sentence.)

  Write your conclusion.

  Edit your draft.

 

Catchword or Catchphrase:_______________________________________

 


 

IV. Assorted bones of the skull

 

 

Parietal bone frontal bone

occipital bone zygomatic bone

http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/skull/sk0l.giftemporal bone

 

 

Catchword or Catchphrase:_______________________________________

 

 

Step 2: Next, spend ten to fifteen minutes memorizing your catchwords and phrases before taking the practice quiz on the next page.

 

Step 3: Finally, take the practice quiz on the next page to measure your success.