Which of the new words do you already know? Which words sound familiar
to you? Can you think of a situation where you may have heard the word used?
up the meaning of each word. Complete a Word Map for each word. Write the definition in your own words.
Relievers for Students
Most students experience chronic stress, but with all of the activities and responsibilities that fill a student’s schedule,
it’s sometimes an arduous task
to find the time to try new stress relievers to help alleviate that stress. That’s why we’ve compiled the following list of stress relievers that are
most appropriate for students: relatively easy, expedient,
and relevant to a student’s life and types of stress. They’ll help you to function at your best, and enjoy the
one is easy, effective, and can help facilitate better school performance. Visualizations
can help you calm down, detach from what’s stressing you, and turn off your body’s stress response. You can also
use visualizations to prepare for presentations, to stress less and score higher on tests by vividly seeing yourself performing
just as you’d like to.
of the healthiest ways to expunge the stress
is to get a regular exercise program going. Students can work exercise easily into their schedules by doing yoga
in the morning, walking or biking, or reviewing for tests with a friend while walking on a treadmill at the gym. Starting
now and keeping a regular exercise practice throughout your lifetime can help you enhance live
longer and enjoy your life more.
may not realize it, but your diet can either boost your brain power or enervate your mental energy! While a healthy diet isn’t
generally thought of as a stress management technique or a study aid, it can actually function as both! It takes virtually
no extra time, and can keep you from experiencing diet-related mood swings, light-headedness and more.
a fact that clutter causes stress, and can decrease productivity and even cost you money! Many students live in a cluttered
place and even have cluttered study areas, and this can have negative effects on grades. One way to reduce the amount of stress
that you experience as a student is to keep a minimalist, soothing study area that’s devoid of
distractions and clutter. It’s worth the effort!
Music A convenient stress reliever that has also shown
many cognitive benefits, music can help you to relieve stress and achieve equanimity or stimulate your mind as your situation warrants.
Students can harness the benefits of music by playing classical music while studying, playing upbeat music to ‘wake
up’ mentally, or relaxing with the help of their favorite slow melodies.
Read the short essay that uses each of the new words. Write a synonym for each word that would make the most
sense in the context of the sentence.