Create checklists with page references!
Use a template of a key to ensure key areas of learning are remembered!
Resources:(Staff) Lanyards.What to do:In the run up to examinations to promote a collegiate approach to preparation and revision why not get staff to wear (on the lanyards)
Key quotes from different texts that the students have been studying
Resources:A3 Paper, PensWhat to do:Place 9 naughts and crosses grids on an A3 sheet of paper. In the centre grid identify 8 topic areas to revise and in the middle box a title or key topic area. Each topic area
Resources:Examination Paper(s)What to do:Get students to complete an ‘exam time clock’!They must section off from a clock how long they have for each question in their paper.They should write in the question, the marks its worth, what ‘type’ of question
Resources:Nothing!What to do:Get students to draw a clock in the centre of their page/book they are working from.Then draw lines coming out of the clock.In each section inform the students to write their revision notes.They must only spend as
Resources:A knowledge of your examination board.Click here to view an example!What to do:
After marking any mock examinations. Ask staff to send their comments regarding the strengths, weakness or trends and patterns they found for each question (much like
Get students to isolate important sections of relevant images. Allows them to focus!
A grid/contents page template
What to do:
Get students to number each of their pages in their exercise books.
Then ask them to create a contents page.
Stick this on their front covers or inside
What to do:
How many times have you heard the question…
Sir/Miss is this the real exam?
Will this count towards our final mark?
Surely, students should know the answers to these questions!