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Semester Exams at ASFG. … minute for minute, the best investment of study time all year. Weight of Exams How important are they?. Semester exams count % of semester Minute for Minute, they are the most influential assignments all year

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Semester Exams at ASFG

… minute for minute, the best investment of study time all year


Weight of ExamsHow important are they?

  • Semester exams count % of semester

  • Minute for Minute, they are the most influential assignments all year

  • Studying for them helps solidify skills and knowledge you’ll need for the rest of the year and beyond


Weight of ExamsHow important are they?

  • Semester exams count 20 % of semester

  • Minute for Minute, they are the most influential assignments all year

  • Studying for them helps solidify skills and knowledge you’ll need for the rest of the year and beyond


Study Tips


Study Tips

How much time?

  • Plan to study at least 10 solid hours per exam

  • Plan blocks of time in your agenda, spread out over two weeks

  • Go over your schedule with parents

  • Prioritize your classes

  • Social lives put on hold during exam week


Study Tips


Study Tips

Where should I study?

  • Find a comfortable but productive place to study

  • Preferably not in your bedroom

  • Lots of light

  • Better too cool than too warm

  • No distractions – noisy siblings, TV, chat


Study Tips


Study Tips

Breaks: How can I stay alert and focused?

  • Plan Smart Breaks

  • After tasks, not time

  • Walk around, fresh air, shoot hoops or light jog, practice your juggling

  • No T.V. or messaging – Time Warp!

  • http://collegeuniversity.suite101.com/article.cfm/healthy_procrastination_habits_


Study Tips


Study Tips

Should I study with friends?

  • Yes, study w/ teacher, study groups and tutors

  • Use student study groups but use wisely

  • With parents home

  • http://collegeuniversity.suite101.com/article.cfm/study_groups__part_i

  • Use teacher study sessions!


Study Tips


Study Tips

How can my teachers help?

  • Teachers review of material is most important!

  • Take the two review periods very seriously

  • Attend any and all extra review sessions

  • Teachers give hints and guide you

  • Use the study guides


Study Tips

When should I feel confident that I’m done?

  • Don’t “trust” your understanding! Prove it!

  • Do problems from scratch, don’t just visually review old problems.

  • Write practice essays, introductory paragraphs

  • Explain a concept to a friend, sibling, parent

  • Feel confident when you can answer a question with no help from notes or friends


Study Tips


Study Tips

How can I prepare myself physically and mentally?

  • Take care of your mind and body…

  • Sleep well during exam week - 8 hours

  • Brisk but short exercise

  • Eat well night before and morning of:

    • High complex carbs, low fat and protein

  • Don’t stress – worst that can happen? Seek help. Best way to avoid stress is…


Study Tips

Give me more tips!

This PowerPoint Presentation and more Test Taking Tips

http://www.asfg.mx/highschool/academic_support.php

More Website with Excellent Tips (some in Spanish)

http://collegeuniversity.suite101.com/article.cfm/study_tips_for_final_exams#ixzz0YXEgzTNr

http://www.studygs.net/


Study Tips

What should I do now?

Step 1: Go over this PowerPoint with your parents , THIS WEEKEND!

Step 2: Sit down at your “comfortable study place” and plan out your study plan in your agenda.

Step 3: Talk to teachers whose classes you are most concerned about. Share your plan. Ask for help. Speak up, advocate for your learning and listen up.

Step 4: Take all review sessions very, very seriously


Study Tips

What should I do now?

And finally,


Study Tips

What should I do now?

And finally,

Believe in yourself!


Study Tips

What should I do now?

And finally,

Believe in yourself!

We all do but that doesn’t help nearly as much as you… believing in … YOURSELF. You can do well on these exams!


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