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Revising for the trial hsc

  1. 1. Revising for the trial hsc<br />Making it easy…………..well easier!<br />
  2. 2. Activity 1: The key to success: Verbs!<br />The use of verbs will be the key to unlocking your potential in both your trial and HSC examinations.<br />If you are still yet to familiarise yourself with the use of verbs you will need to ensure that you revise them prior to your examinations.<br />This next activity is designed to help students revise and learn the application of verbs!<br />
  3. 3. The Syllabus: How much do you really know?<br />In groups you will need to match the FQ’s with their relevant Dots and Dashes for Core 1, FQ 1 -3 only<br />Good luck!<br />
  4. 4. Core 1: Health Priorities<br />impact of emerging new treatments and technologies on health care, eg cost and access, benefits of early detection<br />measuring health status <br />health care in Australia<br />diabetes<br />cancer (skin, breast, lung) <br />the elderly<br />complementary and alternative health care approaches<br />people in rural and remote areas<br />costs to the individual and community<br />How are priority issues for Australia’s health identified?<br />range of products and services available<br />responsibility for health facilities and services<br />mental health problems and illnesses<br />a growing and ageing population<br />identifying priority health issues <br />increased population living with chronic disease and disability<br />Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples<br />reasons for growth of complementary and alternative health products and services<br />demand for health services and workforce shortages<br />health care expenditure versus expenditure on early intervention and prevention <br />What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?<br />healthy ageing<br />social justice principles<br />availability of carers and volunteers.<br />health insurance: Medicare and private<br />groups experiencing health inequities <br />measures of epidemiology (mortality, infant mortality, morbidity, life expectancy)<br />range and types of health facilities and services<br />overseas-born people<br />high levels of preventable chronic disease, injury and mental health problems<br />people with disabilities<br />socioeconomically disadvantaged people<br />potential for prevention and early intervention<br />prevalence of condition<br />equity of access to health facilities and services<br />What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?<br />how to make informed consumer choices<br />role of epidemiology<br />cardiovascular disease (CVD)<br />respiratory disease<br />injury<br />priority population groups<br />
  5. 5. Did you find it hard?<br />It is extremely important that you know your syllabus content.<br />Knowing how to explicitly use verbs and syllabus terminology in your responses will give you every opportunity to achieve band 6 in your HSC.<br />How can you learn the syllabus?<br />Reconstruct <br />Memorise<br />Mind Map – How?<br />What to do now? Core 2 and Options<br />
  6. 6. Health Trends in Australia!<br />The importance of these trends!<br />“use tables and graphs from health reports to analyse current trends in life expectancy and major causes of morbidity and mortality for the general population and comparing males and females”<br />Do you know the trends?<br />Apart from your studies in class (ie. Research booklets) where can you find this information?<br />Email (pdf version) PDHPE: In Focus<br />AIHW Australia’s Health Document<br />
  7. 7. Inequities and High Levels of Preventable Chronic disease……..etc.<br />Do you know your stuff?<br />PD = CVD, Cancer (SBL) + 1 other<br />- nature (what) and extent (how big), trends, health determinants, risk and protective factors and groups at risk<br />Inequities = ATSI + 1 other<br /> - nature (what) and extent (how big), health determinants the roles of governments, individuals and communities in addressing the problem<br />
  8. 8. HSC Standards – What is expected<br />Answer the following question under exam conditions within 15 minutes. Write the question into your book!<br />Describe the inequities of health status experienced by people of low socioeconomic status in Australia. (5 marks)<br />What did you need to do?<br />The verb describe – provide characteristics and features<br />Syllabus content – groups suffering inequities – health determinants<br />Ok – so how did you go? Band 4, 5 or 6? This question was asked in the 2002 HSC paper. Let’s mark and compare your response to those of students who answered this question in their HSC!<br />Let’s try another!<br />
  9. 9. HSC Standards – What is expected<br />Answer the following questions under exam conditions within 15 minutes. Write the question into your book!<br />Describe how the principles of specificity and reversibility apply to a flexibility training program. (4 marks)<br />What did you need to do?<br />The verb describe – provide characteristics and features<br />Syllabus content – Please Stop Riding Very Tiny Wombats – Anaerobic, Aerobic, Strength and Flexibility<br />Ok – so how did you go? Band 4, 5 or 6? This question was asked in the 2002 HSC paper. Let’s mark and compare your response to those of students who answered this question in their HSC!<br />Let’s try another!<br />
  10. 10. HSC Standards – What is expected<br />Answer the following questions under exam conditions within 20 minutes. Write the question into your book!<br />Analyse the psychological strategies athletes could employ to enhance performance. (10 marks)<br />What did you need to do?<br />The verb analyse – identify the components and the relationships between them<br />Syllabus content – psychological strategies – enhance performance<br />Ok – so how did you go? Band 4, 5 or 6? This question was asked in the 2002 HSC paper. Let’s mark and compare your response to those of students who answered this question in their HSC!<br />Last one! Save the best until last!<br />
  11. 11. HSC Standards – What is expected<br />Answer the following questions under exam conditions within 30 minutes. Write the question into your book!<br />Assess the ways in which sports policy and the sports environment promote the physical wellbeing of children and young athletes. (15 marks)<br />What did you need to do?<br />The verb assess – Make a judgement of value, quality, outcomes, results or size<br />Syllabus content – children and young athletes – sports policy and the sports environment<br />Ok – so how did you go? Band 4, 5 or 6? This question was asked in the 2002 HSC paper. Let’s mark and compare your response to those of students who answered this question in their HSC!<br />
  12. 12. HSC Standards – Practise at home!<br />Where do I need to go?<br />From the BOS website<br />From the ARC website<br />What do I need to remember?<br /> - The syllabus has changed<br /> - Some questions cannot be asked in your HSC<br /> - Only for 2001 and 2002<br /> - Limited range of questions<br />
  13. 13. Remember<br />The keys to success are:<br />Study and practise writing responses consistently<br />Know your syllabus<br />Understand the verbs and the process of answering a response for each verb scaffold<br />Use your teacher<br />Attempt ALL questions, even if you have NO idea!<br />And finally, be confident, work hard but most importantly remain calm and don’t work yourself too hard! Rest, sleep and recreation time is as important throughout your HSC as studying!<br />
  14. 14. Finally<br />Never rest until your good becomes better and your better become best!<br />Ps. Don’t forgot to rest, sleep and enjoy Year 12. The above is ONLY a saying!<br />

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