Revision Techniques MIND MAPS. L.O. To recognise what a mind map is To illustrate your understanding by creating your own mind map To review whether you think a mind map is your style of revision Literacy Target = To use key words. Mind maps are not just a spider diagram.
To recognise what a mind map is
To illustrate your understanding by creating your own mind map
To review whether you think a mind map is your style of revision
Literacy Target = To use key words
They have certain rules and ways to draw them.
3. The main themes around the central image are like chapter headings.
PRINT THE WORDS IN CAPITALS – This allows your brain to photograph the image making it easier to recall.
Place the word on a line of the same length – any extra line will disconnect your thoughts.
The lines are thick and curved
These give visual rhythm and variety and make it easier to remember
Connect the lines to the image as this shows association
5. Add a third layer of information – use images as much as you can.
6. Add boxes around important points (images of words) This will make key words more memorable
7. Sometimes you can enclose branches of a mind map with outlines in colour this will create a unique shape and will aid your memory
8. Make your mind maps; Beautiful, Artistic, Colourful, Imaginative and Dimensional as they will be easier to remember.
your style of revision?