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Exam Technique

  1. 1. Exam Technique & Study Tips <ul><li>PDHPE </li></ul>
  2. 2. Study tips <ul><li>Writing notes and reading them is not the most effective way to study!! </li></ul><ul><li>Active Study is far more beneficial - test yourself on your notes - complete practice questions under exam conditions - read your notes out loud as if you were explaining them to someone else. - organise notes into mind maps or diagrams, the brain remembers visual organisation more than a list of notes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Remember as many as you can <ul><li>crumpets, steak, oranges, milk, bread, sausages,tomato sauce, butter, toothpaste, bananas, yoghurt, apples </li></ul>
  4. 4. remember as many as you can watermelon strawberries mangoes peaches cheese milk ice cream sour cream batteries eggs rice deodorant Acronyms m ilk i ce cream c heese s our cream pmsw omen berd
  5. 5. Multiple Choice <ul><li>Multiple Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Read the question carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Look for clues in the wording eg: smoking always leads to lung cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate incorrect answers </li></ul><ul><li>Make a judgement on remaining answers that seem correct. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Extended Response <ul><li>List/Outline/Explain a range of ways that road accidents can affect an individuals well being . </li></ul><ul><li>Planning your answer is the key </li></ul><ul><li>Break down the question to make sure you know what it is asking you to do </li></ul>
  7. 7. Road safety <ul><li>List/Outline/Explain a range of ways that road accidents can affect an individual s wellbeing </li></ul>Think this through in reading time <ul><li>Identify the key word </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the content required by the question </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure you have a clear understanding of what the question wants you to do. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Active Study <ul><li>Pick a key point from the study guide or your study notes and recall all you can for that point. </li></ul><ul><li>Check this against your study notes to see if you are on track. Mark in areas missed or corrections. </li></ul><ul><li>Retry later and see if you improve. </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition is a key for memory!! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Time management <ul><li>Use reading time to carefully read all questions </li></ul><ul><li>Consider a plan of attack. Eg: Answer higher mark questions early so you do not run out of time, Plan answers straight after reading time - key points for each / mindmaps etc </li></ul><ul><li>Do not spend too much time/write too much for small mark questions </li></ul><ul><li>Work out how long you can spend on each question eg: 60 marks in 60 minutes = 1 minute per mark </li></ul>

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