Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 349 Give yourself 2 points for each Almost Always, 1 point for each Some- times, and 0 for each Hardly Ever response. Your Score _____ If your score is less than 10, try to improve any area that needs work. Be aware of your body language. As soon as Nicole walked into the kitchen, she could tell from the way her mother was standing that she was in big trouble. Body language often communicates how we feel and what we’re think- ing even better than words. If you truly want to get good grades and are interested in succeeding in school, make sure that your body language communicates this to your teachers. For example, sit up in your seat and look at your teachers when they’re speaking. Even if you don’t feel all that positive about a class or school, try acting like you do. You just may find that your attitude improves to match the way you act. OUTSIDE ASSIGNMENT – During your next lunch period, spend a few minutes observing students in the lunchroom. When you find a student’s body language showing one of the following, check it off. angry happy bored sad excited tired lonely confident 1. I am in my seat when the bell rings. _____ _____ _____ 2. I bring everything I need to class. _____ _____ _____ 3. I have my homework done. _____ _____ _____ 4. I come to class well-rested and alert. _____ _____ _____ 5. I am prepared and ready for tests. _____ _____ _____ Put check marks in the spaces that best describe how prepared you are for class. Be prepared for class. When you come to class prepared, you get more out of the class presentations and lectures. You can also participate in class discussions. Almost Always Hardly Ever Some- times