Year 11 Study Skills. 2 nd March 2010. Planning your revision M Sprake - Director of Learning KS4. “If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first hour sharpening the axe. “ Abraham Lincoln. Preparation for Success. Audit – what do you already have/ need.
2nd March 2010
“If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first hour sharpening the axe. “
Saturday 5th April
To list the…
To look for…
Mr S. Patience – Advanced Skills Teacher, English
Tuesday 25th May (70%)
Paper 1: Tuesday 8th June (30%)
Paper 2: Thursday 10th June (30%)
How do the presentation and language of this text help it to target its audience and achieve its purpose?
Poems from Different Cultures
P E E 2 +
Writing to argue, persuade or advise
Writing to inform, explain or describe
Structuring ideas clearly
Expressing ideas accurately
Expressing ideas powerfully
Same as for Poems from Different Cultures – only they need to compare four poems.
Of Mice and Men
Notes from lessons
Notes on Fronter
Read, read, read, THINK, read, read, read…
Mrs L Hirst – Director of Science
Mr J Harness - Director of Mathematics
“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
Ursula Le Guin
Personalised Revision Plan
Revision after school – Tuesday 16th March
Mathswatch CD – Rom
Cover up the answer and method
Try the question
Check the answer
Do it again if not sure
Bring in the question and ask any maths teacher
VISUAL / AUDITORY / KINAESTHETIC
Mr R Li-Rocchi Assistant Headteacher Support and Guidance
Like to use pictures and diagrams to learn.
Understand & remember best when they see information.
Enjoy using colour coding to help them remember.
Like to hear information.
Enjoy doing presentations and discussions.
Find long periods of silence difficult to learn in.
Prefer to be doing things to help their learning.
Can like taking notes or ‘doodling’ as they listen.
Like making things and doing work using ICT.
What type of learner are you?Learning Styles
Try a learning styles test
(click on test 2 link)
Dominance – use visual revision techniques
Use variety of revision techniques
If you are a visual learner, try these techniques:
If you are an auditory learner, try these techniques:
If you are a kinaesthetic learner, try these techniques:
It may help to choose techniques for revision according to your learning style.
The long term goal should be to develop the style(s) you are not so strong at.
You will then become a rounded learner.
Ms N Furneaux - Headteacher