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Students Guide To Revising. The Four Steps to Success Plan your revision (timetable/environment) Collect all of your resources Present the information in a format of your choice Test your understanding. Step 1. Plan your revision. - they’re exams – not worth ruining your health for!.

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The Four Steps to Success

  • Plan your revision (timetable/environment)

  • Collect all of your resources

  • Present the information in a format of your choice

  • Test your understanding


Step 1
Step 1

Plan your revision


- they’re exams – not worth ruining your health for!

FRESH AIR AND EXERCISE!

– football, walking, running …

KEEP YOUR WORK-LIFE BALANCE!

IS YOUR BODY READY? Prepareit!

Eat brain food – more complex carbs (potatoes, rice, cereals) and less of the simple carbs (sweets & sugary foods).

Drink loads of water – the brain works best with 6-8 glasses.

Tired?

- Get more sleep

- not more coffee


You need -

A quiet space,

Your own study area

- separate from your

relaxation area if possible

- and a good sized table

WHERE? Place it!


IS YOUR MIND READY? Prepare it!

Stressed?

- Take more breaks

Need reassurance?

- Rely on family, friends & good planning

- not lucky mascots


Making a revision time table
Making a revision time table

  • How much should you revise?

  • What time periods are effective?

  • When should you revise?

  • How much time should you spend on each subject?

  • When should you start revising



Step 2
Step 2

Collect all of your resources


Pupils should ensure they have all of the resources to cover all parts of the specification
Pupils should ensure they have all of the resources to cover all parts of the specification

Resources:

  • The Specification: http://www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/GCSE-science-2011/Pages/default.aspx

    2) Pupil Notes: books/folders

    3) The revision guides

    4) Websites

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/

    http://www.docbrown.info/page20/2edexscience.htm


Step 3
Step 3 all parts of the specification

Present the information in a format of your choice


Revising is easy
Revising Is Easy all parts of the specification

  • The best way to learn/revise is to take the information you have been given and present it in your own words in a new format.

    Task: Complete the revision styles activity (10 mins)


Step 4
Step 4 all parts of the specification

Test your understanding


Complete lots of questions
Complete lots of questions all parts of the specification

  • These can be found in

  • Revision guides

  • Notes

  • Exam papers

    http://www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/GCSE-science-2011/Pages/default.aspx


Make use of mark schemes
Make use of mark schemes all parts of the specification

Why are mark schemes useful?


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