Course description: Welcome to Grantsville Junior High! My goal is to make your transition into Junior High as smooth as possible. I will teach you how to develop habits and skills that will enhance your learning and success. We will learn strategies on how to organize time, read with comprehension, study techniques, note taking, and how to retain information. Students will learn techniques for reducing stress & performing well on tests. Appropriate ways to interact with others in the classroom will be discussed. We will emphasize the use of a daily planner as a means of creating a balance between school and social life. Learning these skills will be crucial for success in Junior High and we will work hard to acquire them.