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Use it And help others learn OO Read it BASED ON THE WORKS OF L RON HUBBARD BOOK The Checkouts Book makes it easy SCHOLASTICS Whether they are studying math English geography or science you can help them make sure they really understand and can use everything they are learning APPLIED With this book you can learn how to help your friends and classmates get the most from the things they are studying THE CHECKOUTS BOOK BASED ON THE WORKS OF L RON HUBBARD THE How do you help other students learn THE

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SCHOLASTICS OO BASED ON THE WORKS OF L RON HUBBARD APPLIED THE K 12 HERON BOOKS CURRICULUM

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Applied Scholastics International 11755 Riverview Dr St Louis MO 63138 USA appliedscholastics org HERON BOOKS K 12 CURRICULUM Heron Books Inc 20950 SW Rock Creek Road Sheridan OR 97378 USA heronbooks com Second Edition 1996 2020 L Ron Hubbard Library All Rights Reserved IA 1575 ISBN 978 0 89 739165 8 This publication is part of the works of L Ron Hubbard It is presented to the reader as part of the record of his personal research into life and the application of same by others and should be construed only as a written report of such research and not as a statement of claims made by the author or organization Any verbal representations made to the contrary are not authorized No part of this publication may be reproduced without the permission of the copyright owner Any unauthorized copying translation duplication or distribution in whole or in part by any means including electronic copying storage or transmission is a violation of applicable laws Applied Scholastics International is a non profit educational organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race color religion sex disability age nationality or ethnic origin in administering student admissions or any of its policies programs or activities APPLIED SCHOLASTICS and the Applied Scholastics open book design are trademarks and service marks owned by Association for Better Living and Education International and are used with its permission The Heron Books name and the heron bird symbol are registered trademarks of Delphi Schools Inc Printed in the USA 16 April 2020

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Contents WHAT IS A CHECKOUT 1 WHAT TO ASK 9 Words 12 Questions 14 Demonstrations 22 ACKNOWLEDGE 29 PASS 33 FLUNK 35 TOUGH CHECKOUTS 43 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 49

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WHAT IS A CHECKOUT 1

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What Is A Checkout A checkout is a way to help someone learn by asking questions about what the person has just studied 2

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What Is A Checkout You give a checkout to see if someone knows and can use the information 3

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What Is A Checkout You should only give checkouts on things you have already read 4

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What Is A Checkout If every time you gave someone a checkout you asked about every single thing in the paper or book it could take a long time When you give a checkout you don t ask about everything You ask about some of the things If the person knows the things you ask he or she probably knows the rest too 5

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What Is A Checkout You give someone a checkout by asking questions that get the person to show an understanding of the information and how it can be used 6

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What Is A Checkout When you give a checkout you are helping the person learn 7

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WHAT TO ASK 9

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What To Ask To see how to give a checkout we ll watch someone giving one 10

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What To Ask Here is the paper that is being checked out HOW TO FEED BABY DUCKS By Thomas Ente Like all animals ducks need a safe place to live water and food Without the right food animals cannot live well It is important to feed baby ducks the right way If you do not they may not grow correctly and may even become sick When baby ducks get the right kind of food they can be active and healthy Baby ducks should be fed baby duck food which you can buy at a pet store or a farm store that sells food for animals Rule Give your baby duck food and water every day Until your baby duck is about 7 weeks old use only the pet store food After that you can add this special treat Chop up some vegetables into small pieces Get some uncooked rice Get some uncooked oats Mix these together in a small bowl Take it to your duck Your baby duck will love this treat and will soon learn to come running when you show up with your bowl 11

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What To Ask WORDS The first thing to check is words In order to understand what is being studied a person must know all the words When you give a checkout go through the material and pick out a few uncommon words and ask for definitions What is the definition of the word active active 12 Moving around a lot doing many things

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What To Ask After you ask for the meaning of a word have the person show how it is used in a made up sentence Use active in a sentence Basketball players have to be very active on the court 13

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What To Ask QUESTIONS The reason you are giving a checkout is to see if the person knows and can use the information Ask questions that will show if the person really knows the information and can demonstrate how it is used 14

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What To Ask Ask questions about the rules or the most important ideas or things to know What is the rule about how often you give a baby duck food and water You should give it food and water every day In order to use what was studied a person must know the most important things about it 15

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What To Ask Ask questions about how to do the things the person has studied about and how the person is going to use the information How do you make the special treat Mix chopped vegetables with uncooked rice and uncooked oats in a bowl Since the reason for studying something is to be able to use it the person should know how to use what was studied 16

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What To Ask Ask questions about why the things the person has studied are the way they are Why is it important to feed ducks the right way So they won t get hungry and sick In order to use the information a person should know why it is the way it is 17

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What To Ask Don t ask about the small unimportant things What is the third sentence in the second paragraph about Who wrote this 18

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What To Ask Don t just find out if the person can remember the information Just memorizing something doesn t mean that a person knows it or can use it 19

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What To Ask Don t ask questions about things that are not part of what the person has studied How old are ducks before they fly Are baby ducks warm blooded 20

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What To Ask Remember you are asking questions to find out if the person understands the information studied and can use it 21

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Use it And help others learn OO Read it BASED ON THE WORKS OF L RON HUBBARD BOOK The Checkouts Book makes it easy SCHOLASTICS Whether they are studying math English geography or science you can help them make sure they really understand and can use everything they are learning APPLIED With this book you can learn how to help your friends and classmates get the most from the things they are studying THE CHECKOUTS BOOK BASED ON THE WORKS OF L RON HUBBARD THE How do you help other students learn THE