Study Skills For Mike
Agenda <ul><li>1. Doing your Revision  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Drawing up your Revision Timetable </li></ul><ul><li>3. Organi...
Doing your revision <ul><li>Don’t just sit there – be active!  </li></ul><ul><li>Active revision methods: </li></ul>Writin...
Doing your revision <ul><li>Obtain a syllabus for each subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Use this as a basis to organise your rev...
Doing your revision <ul><li>You are working towards an exam, so…. Go over past exam papers. Jot down bullet point answers ...
Doing your revision <ul><li>Writing revision notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Writing notes condenses down bulging folders. </li><...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mike study skills june 7 mac

  1. 1. Study Skills For Mike
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>1. Doing your Revision </li></ul><ul><li>2. Drawing up your Revision Timetable </li></ul><ul><li>3. Organising your Revision Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>4. Sitting your Exams </li></ul><ul><li>5. Coping with Stress </li></ul>
  3. 3. Doing your revision <ul><li>Don’t just sit there – be active! </li></ul><ul><li>Active revision methods: </li></ul>Writing revision notes Getting others to test you Testing yourself Reading notes out loud Rewriting notes Recording key points onto an MP3, phone or tape Trying past exam papers Discussing topics with a friend Using revision websites Create some cards with visuals
  4. 4. Doing your revision <ul><li>Obtain a syllabus for each subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Use this as a basis to organise your revision. </li></ul><ul><li>It will tell you the depth of understanding required. </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for Mr T. Eacher </li></ul><ul><li>How many papers are there in each subject? </li></ul><ul><li>How many questions do I have to answer? </li></ul><ul><li>What choice of questions do I have? </li></ul><ul><li>What type of questions are they? </li></ul><ul><li>How long is the exam? </li></ul>Find this information from your teacher to help you tailor your revision to the exam.
  5. 5. Doing your revision <ul><li>You are working towards an exam, so…. Go over past exam papers. Jot down bullet point answers using your revision notes. </li></ul><ul><li>Practise exam questions under timed conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>See how long it takes you to do it and how well you did. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust revision accordingly and to the style of questions you will be asked. </li></ul><ul><li>Try and get hold of mark schemes and examiners reports. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Doing your revision <ul><li>Writing revision notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Writing notes condenses down bulging folders. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick out the important points. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use bought revision guides as a substitute, write your own. </li></ul>

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