Presentation on theme: "Stimulates the right (pictures) and left (words) side of the brain"— Presentation transcript:
1 Study Skills for Year 7 by Mrs Deakin and Mrs Purchase Learning mentors
2 Stimulates the right (pictures) and left (words) side of the brain Makes useof differentLearning stylesMirrors howthe brainworksSaves time - you only record key wordsMakes useof linkingWhy use a mind map?Easy to review, easy to recreate from memoryCan be used to help organise your thoughts in the exam and crossed out later!Ideas are easy to remember
3 Prepare bag night before Organisation skillsTimetableTime to studyCorrect equipmentQuiet place to workUse and check planner!Prepare bag night before
4 Typical homework Timetable DaySubjectpm4.30-5pm5.30-6pm6-6.30pm6.30-7pmMondayEnglishMathsscienceDance clubDinnerScienceTuesdayArtGeographyFave t.vgeographyOut with friendsWednesdayR.ENetballmathsGuidesThursdayDramaPSHEICTnetballPSHE/ICTFridayHistoryTechnologyFrenchSaturdayFADMIYLySundayTake a 5 minute break after each homework subject, drink plenty & if your stuck, ASK FOR HELP!
5 Some practical ways to go about homework Colours, highlightersPens, pencils, rulersWaterPlannerPaper; plain, lined & graphPost itsCalculatorComputer access
6 Talk It Through With Someone : With a parentWith a friendWith a member of staffDiscuss the topic togetherAsk the person to explain it while you listenExplain it to them while they listen
7 Relaxation Techniques Sit in a comfortable positionClose your eyesTake 5 deep breathsRepeat above until you feel more relaxedWrite down the things that are worrying youGo for a walkDo some exerciseDo some yoga, meditation or massageWatch a good filmBe positive & believe in yourselfTell yourself you can do it!