Lesson #13:Reading & Studying for Tests<br />Step #6<br />
Reviewing Information<br />Effective method for test prep<br />Continually looking over info to put in long term memory<br...
Understand<br />Major ideas & connections to other ideas<br />Need to focus majority of time on important points & parts y...
Organize<br />Notes, handouts, graded tests & quizzes<br />Created vocabulary terms & definitions<br />Know what the tests...
Time<br />Review the day you get material or info to go over. Keep it “fresh.”<br />Evaluate how much you already know<br ...
Question-& Answer Review<br />Make up your own<br />Imagine what your teacher would ask<br />Convert headings, bolded, or ...
Textbook Questions<br />Best source of questions to prepare<br />Check your textbook to verify answers<br />
Teacher Preference<br />Know the history of teacher tests<br />After the 2nd or 3rd test, you should see a pattern for mos...
Selective Review<br />Chooses between important & unimportant<br />Redundant review makes you a “dunce”<br />Choose new & ...
Reviews<br />Repeat over & over<br />Extensive documentation (outlining, Cornell notes, etc.) of information<br />Systemat...
Helpful Review Habits<br />Organize notes in folders or notebook<br />Go over class notes – reread and understand<br />Use...
More Helpful Review Habits<br />Repeat & memorize important information<br />Make note of bolded, italicized, chapter ques...
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Lesson 13 Rdg & Stdying For Tests

  1. 1. Lesson #13:Reading & Studying for Tests<br />Step #6<br />
  2. 2. Reviewing Information<br />Effective method for test prep<br />Continually looking over info to put in long term memory<br />Organized, scheduled, conscientious going over text lessons & notes. <br />Critical for the serious student<br />
  3. 3. Understand<br />Major ideas & connections to other ideas<br />Need to focus majority of time on important points & parts you understand least<br />To set up a review time with a plan of items to study<br />Notes taken in class & from text<br />
  4. 4. Organize<br />Notes, handouts, graded tests & quizzes<br />Created vocabulary terms & definitions<br />Know what the tests/quizzes/finals will cover<br />Keep them together using a “system<br />
  5. 5. Time<br />Review the day you get material or info to go over. Keep it “fresh.”<br />Evaluate how much you already know<br />Evaluate how much time is needed to intro new knowledge & the importance of that new info<br />Will be your biggest enemy if not managed <br />“Lost time is never found again!”<br />
  6. 6. Question-& Answer Review<br />Make up your own<br />Imagine what your teacher would ask<br />Convert headings, bolded, or italicized words into questions<br />You can very well predict over half test questions<br />Choose important info & make relevant questions<br />
  7. 7. Textbook Questions<br />Best source of questions to prepare<br />Check your textbook to verify answers<br />
  8. 8. Teacher Preference<br />Know the history of teacher tests<br />After the 2nd or 3rd test, you should see a pattern for most teachers<br />“Insight” can be your friend<br />Imitate the questions modeled by your teachers<br />
  9. 9. Selective Review<br />Chooses between important & unimportant<br />Redundant review makes you a “dunce”<br />Choose new & unfamiliar material<br />Makes you an “effective” student & makes the most of your study time<br />“Chunk” information, make it relative<br />
  10. 10. Reviews<br />Repeat over & over<br />Extensive documentation (outlining, Cornell notes, etc.) of information<br />Systematically create a method that works for you<br />
  11. 11. Helpful Review Habits<br />Organize notes in folders or notebook<br />Go over class notes – reread and understand<br />Use marking system (Highlighters, colored pens, Post-It Notes, etc.)<br />Change info into questions to study<br />Know vocab words & define<br />
  12. 12. More Helpful Review Habits<br />Repeat & memorize important information<br />Make note of bolded, italicized, chapter questions, topic sentences, summaries, & chapter review questions<br />Study previous tests/quizzes<br />Schedule multiple study times<br />

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