The Five B's for School Success

National School Success Month

Reading Comprehension for September 8

You are one of many students. Do you like to learn? You may enjoy being in class, or you may not. The law says you must go to school. You might as well make the most of it. What does it take to do well in your classroom? It takes the Five B's.

First, you need to Be Awake. You will not do well in school if you are asleep in your seat! It will be easy to stay awake and alert if you get enough sleep at night. Try to get nine or ten hours of sleep.

Second, you need to Be Healthy. It is hard to listen when you feel bad. When you feel ill, you think about yourself. It is hard to study. To stay healthy, you must do these things. Get plenty of sleep. Eat foods that are good for you. Wash your hands before meals and after trips to the restroom. Get some exercise every day. Tell your teacher if you feel sick.

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