Learning Revision Techniques

Mind Maps

Brain Journeys

Postcards

Create a mind-map using images and colours, covering key points. Stick it on your wall.

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To remember lists or sequences of info, attach them to a mental journey through a place you know.

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Summarise the most important points in a topic on postcards or index cards.  Use them as revision guides.

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Crazy Stories

Mnemonics

Presentations

Write a bizarre story full of sights and sounds, using the key facts or vocab in a topic.

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Use the first letter of key words to make a sentence.

E.g. Naughty Elephants Squirt Water

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Use PowerPoint, Keynote or Prezi to make your own revision presentation of a topic.

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Flip Cards

Timelines

Songs

Write questions and answers on either side of flip cards. Carry them with you for revision on the bus!

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Place dates or sequences on a line in order with lots of colour and images.

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Write a song about a topic, set to your favourit tune, or write your own rhythmic poem or rap.

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Podcasts

Sticky Notes

Comic Strips

Record your own revision broadcasts and play them back on the train, or while you are going to sleep!

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Key terms on one side, definitions, quotes or forumlae on the other.  Wallpaper your room with them!

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Use the key points as a basis for a comic strip.

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