Year 11 GCSE Revision 2010<br />Reflecting<br />Which subjects do you feel you need to revise most for / least confident in an exam situation?<br />123<br />For each of the subjects above list the topics / areas that you need to look over before your exam<br />123<br />What sort of revision could you do for each?<br /> (This may depend on which style of learner you are see below)<br />Visual Style · Recopy notes in colours · Visually organise or reorganise notes using columns, categories, outline forms, etc. · Remember where information was located in visual field · Create timelines, models, charts, grids, etc. · Write/rewrite facts, formulas, notes on wall-hanging, bedsheet, poster for visual review at any time · Facts, formulas, notes on index cards arranged/rearranged on wall, pin-board, floor, bed · Use of colour-coded markers or cards for previous two above · Use of visual mnemonics · TV/video supplements important for understanding or remembering · Use of "
visual activity helps you to concentrate · Use of highlighters · Near memorisation of chapter/notes Auditory Style · Need to discuss concepts/facts/aspects with friend immediately after new learning <br />· Frequently does homework with friend(s) via telephone - seems to understand better and retain more · Tape records lesson or notes for re-listening later · Must say facts/formulas/information over and over to retain · Simultaneous talking-walking studying · Set information to rhyme, rhythm, or music to aid retention · Aural Mnemonics · Remember where information was located in auditory field (e.g. tagged to "
who said that?"
) · Use of different voices to study (like creating a script, or acting out a play) · TV/video/radio supplements useful for obtaining information · Prefer to listen without taking notes · Prefer group discussion and/or study groups · Use of background music helps you to concentrate · Prefer quiet study environment Kinaesthetic Style · Copy notes over and over, apparently to make them neat or organised · Make charts, grids, timelines, diagrams (usually several times) · Trace key words with finger, marker, hand · Re-enact situations while studying · Constructs things while studying (house of cards, blocks, etc.) · Prefers learning by doing · Frequently takes things apart, or "
tinkers with things"
for understanding · Prefers on-site visits for understanding<br />123<br />Make a list of the best /different types of revision you could do for each subject. If you don’t understand a topic you could request with your teacher to cover this in revision first to make sure it gets done.<br />Getting organised<br />Now you have been given your exam timetable list the dates of the exams above and other subjects you have in the same week?<br />Oral exams in languages begin 26 April so it would be a good idea to prioritise this in form time. <br />(Practise your role plays in class – you can earn marks for learning your stuff! )<br />123<br />Using the calendar below plan which days you are going to revise for each of your 3 subjects<br />Oral exams in languages begin 26 April so it would be a good idea to prioritise this in form time. <br />(Practise your role plays in class – you can earn marks for learning your stuff! )<br />MarchAprilMayMoTuWeThFrSaSu12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031 MoTuWeThFrSaSu 123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930 MoTuWeThFrSaSu 12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031 7: 15: 23: 30: 6: 14: 21: 28: 6: 14: 21: 28: JuneJulyMoTuWeThFrSaSu 123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930 MoTuWeThFrSaSu 12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031 <br />123<br />Dates for my 3 least confident subjects-Put these into your planner<br />You can also plan the other subjects revision dates using the calendar above and put them into your planner<br />