5 Minute Revision Bites – Pomodoro Technique | jivespin

This is the first in a series of resources which makes up a series of resources called ‘Five Minute Revision Bites’. This series provides a suite of resources that present revision techniques which aim to make students independent in creating an effective revision programme. Each presentation is structured covering the following points –
Defining the revision technique.
Outlining why and how the revision technique is effective.
Suggesting any variations which can be applied to the revision technique.
Ending with a task which encourages students to apply the revision technique.

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Revision task menu | jivespin

This revision task menu is similar to the learning grid based on the work by Tom Brush and written about elsewhere on this blog – https://ift.tt/2s6LR8p. The menu is made up of nine varied revision tasks which students can be applied to many topics regardless of subject and level of study. How the tasks are chosen is entirely up to the teacher and the class. Either students can choose freely which type of task to complete or the tasks can be selected at random, using dice or other ways to choose the…

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Tackling the follow up the source 4 mark questions in the Edexcel GCSE Thematic Study and Historical Environment Paper | jivespin

These resources are for a seminar on how to deal with the 4 mark follow up the source questions which focus on the historical environment topic in the Edexcel GCSE course. This is an unusual question for a GCSE History paper as it requires a response to be recorded in a table rather than in prose.  The resources include a PowerPoint which gives detailed guidance and a model answer with three mock questions which students can attempt within the session.

Follow up sources question model answer

Following up sources about the Blitz – 4 markers

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Tackling the usefulness of sources 8 mark questions in the Edexcel GCSE Thematic Study and Historical Environment Paper | jivespin

These resources are for a seminar on how to deal with the 8 mark usefulness of the sources questions which focus on the historical environment topic in the Edexcel GCSE course. The resources include a PowerPoint which gives detailed guidance, a structure strip and a model paragraph. Extra questions which can be found in textbooks and online can give further practice for students within the session.

Usefulness of sources about the Blitz – 8 markers

Usefulness of sources model answer – 8 marker

Structure strips – Usefulness of sources 8 markers

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Tackling the describe 4 mark questions in the Edexcel GCSE Thematic Study and Historical Environment Paper | jivespin

These resources are for a seminar on how to deal with the 4 mark describe questions which focus on the historical environment topic in the Edexcel GCSE course. The resources include a PowerPoint which gives detailed guidance, a structure strip and a model paragraph.

Structure strips – Describing Blitz 4 markers

Describing key features of the Blitz – 4 markers

Rainbow marking paragraph – Describe 4 markers

 

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