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Creating your own study guide


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How to turn your notes into an effective study guide. Understanding and creating three different type of test questions.

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Creating your own study guide

  1. 1. Creating your Own Study Guide I can organize my notes into an effective study guide.
  2. 2. Why Create Your Own? O The idea behind creating your own study guide is to turn your notes into possible test questions.
  3. 3. 3 Types of Questions O Mirror O Summary O Higher Order
  4. 4. Mirror O Reflect info directly from notes/textbook O Answers the Who? What? When? Where? O Ex: Who was Petrarch? O Most test questions are mirror questions.
  5. 5. Summary O Sum up main ideas, key info from notes or textbook O describe, compare, what is the difference of..., explain O Ex: Explain the lasting effect of the 30 years War?
  6. 6. Higher Order O Goes beyond specific information given. O apply, why, how does it effect, how does it relate to... Ex: How did John Calvin apply Christian Humanism to his beliefs?
  7. 7. Your Turn… O Using your notes and/or text book… O 5 Mirror Questions O 2 Summary Questions O 1 Higher Order Question
  8. 8. Extra Points? O You will receive extra points for each additional question to create. O Mirror= 1pt O Summary= 2pts O Higher Order = 3pts