How Organized Am I?

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How Organized Am I?

Take this quiz to find out just how well you're performing this very important executive functioning skill.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a teacher gives you a handout at the end of class, what do you usually do with it?
    • A. 

      Put it in the folder or section of a binder I have designated for that class.

    • B. 

      Put it in whatever folder is available and make a mental note to move it to the folder for that class when I have a chance.

    • C. 

      Fold it in half an stick it inside of a book for that class.

    • D. 

      Stuff it in my bag and hope for the best.

  • 2. 
    When a teacher gives you an assignment with a due date what do you to remember it?
    • A. 

      Write the due date somewhere on the assignment page and put that page somewhere that I'll see it.

    • B. 

      Write it in my assignment notebook or electronic calendar and make a habit of checking it each night to see what homework I have to do.

    • C. 

      I'm good at remembering things, so I just make a mental note to do the assignment before it's due.

    • D. 

      Write it in an assignment notebook or electronic calendar and hope that I'll remember to check it later to see what homework I have to do.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes you when it comes to bringing the supplies you need (paper, pens, pencils, books and folders) for whatever class you're in?
    • A. 

      I always have the supplies I need.

    • B. 

      Once in a while I forget something, but usually I'm prepared.

    • C. 

      If I don't have the stuff I need I just ask my neighbor if I can borrow it or ask the teacher if I can run to my locker and get the thing I forgot.

    • D. 

      If I don't have the stuff I need I just don't participate in that activity.

  • 4. 
    When a certain unit has ended in a class, what do you do with the materials for that unit?
    • A. 

      By the time the unit ends, I've probably lost half the materials anyway. Whatever I do still have I just keep in my backpack until the end of the year.

    • B. 

      Probably I'll just throw them away unless the teacher tells me to keep them.

    • C. 

      I have a file box or drawer at home where I keep all the materials I'm not using on a daily basis in class. That way they're not taking up space in my binder.

    • D. 

      I'll keep them in my binder and bring them to class every day until the teacher tells me I can get rid of them.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best describes what happens when a teacher asks you to take out a handout that he or she gave you in class the day before?
    • A. 

      I pull out the pile of papers I've received so far in that class and sift through them until I find the one I need.

    • B. 

      I pull out the folder or binder for that class and take out the handout from where I put it the day before.

    • C. 

      I raise my hand and ask the teacher for another copy because I don't feel like searching for it and know I probably won't find it anyway.

    • D. 

      I spend ten minutes searching through my backpack; when I finally find the handout it's crumpled and I've missed half of what the teacher has said because I've been busy searching.

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