During this lesson, students will determine the study style that works best for them by completing a quiz. Based on these results, they will propose tips to support their study routine.

Year level



5 minutes


In class activity

Whole school and year assemblies

Online learning

SEL Competencies



Responsible decision-making

Learning intention

Students can identify their study style and the most effective strategies to support this style.

Key outcomes

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify their study style

  • propose some practical tips to help them achieve this study style.

Materials needed

  • Access to the ReachOut.com quiz ‘What’s your at-home study style?

Mapped to

Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education

  • Analyse the impact of changes and transitions, and devise strategies to support themselves and others through these changes (AC9HP8P02)

  • Plan, rehearse and evaluate strategies for managing situations where their own or others’ health, safety or wellbeing may be at risk (AC9HP10P08)

  • Evaluate emotional responses in different situations to refine strategies for managing emotions (AC9HP10P06)

Australian Curriculum: General Capabilities

  • Personal and Social Capability:

    • Self-awareness

    • Self-management

  • Critical and Creative Thinking:

  • Inquiring

  • Reflecting

NSW PDHPE Syllabus

  • Examines and evaluates strategies to manage current and future challenges (PD4-1)

  • Demonstrates self-management skills to effectively manage complex situations (PD4-9)

  • Assesses their own and others’ capacity to reflect on and respond positively to challenges (PD5-1)

  • Assesses and applies self-management skills to effectively manage complex situations (PD5-9)

Victorian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education

  • Evaluate strategies to manage personal, physical and social changes that occur as they grow older (VCHPEP124)

  • Evaluate situations and propose appropriate emotional responses, and then reflect on possible outcomes of different responses to health and wellbeing (VCHPEP147)

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Activity 1


5 minutes

  1. Ask students to complete the ReachOut.com quiz ‘What’s your at-home study style?

  2. Ask students to share their results and discuss the following questions:

    • Were you surprised with your result? Why/Why not?

    • What strategies do you currently use to support this study style?

  3. Ask students to write down three top tips for their study style – e.g. find a quiet place to study; connect with friends for a debrief session daily.


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