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<ul><li><p>Big Picture: How can </p><p>understanding </p><p>command words </p><p>help me succeed? </p></li><li><p>Describe </p><p> Simply say what you can see. DO NOT use </p><p>because in your answer. </p><p> Refer to size, amount, colour, vegetation, height, shape, material, </p><p>direction, location, etc. </p></li><li><p>Explain </p><p> You must give reasons this is BECAUSE </p><p> Try and give links between points in your sentence E.g. very few people live in the </p><p>south because the climate is so dry this </p><p>means that growing food would be too </p><p>dificult. </p></li><li><p>Compare </p><p> Say what is similar and what is different you MUST use CONNECTIVES whereas, however, on the other hand. </p></li><li><p>Using figure 2/photo 5 etc. </p><p> You MUST refer to something on the </p><p>source as directed by the question </p></li><li><p>For an example you have </p><p>studied .. </p><p> You MUST give case study data place names, numbers, etc. </p></li><li><p>Timings? In the exam each sesion </p><p>is worth 25 marks = 30 </p><p>minutes </p><p>Aim for 1 mark per minute </p><p>You must answer 3 </p><p>sections for each paper </p><p>(human/physical) </p></li><li><p> Think like a Geographer, how would a Geographer </p><p>answer this? </p><p> Look at the key words, they tell you how you need to </p><p>answer the question. </p><p> Look at the number of marks, it gives you an idea of the </p><p>number of points you will have to make and how much depth </p><p>you may need to go into. </p><p> If you can draw a diagram to explain a process, do! Us </p><p>Geographers like graphical representations, and processes are </p><p>much easier to explain using diagrams than writing loads. </p><p>Remember though to annotate your diagrams with linked </p><p>labels! </p></li><li><p> But remember, if it states, draw a diagram, you </p><p>must! </p><p> Dont be scared of big spaces, but dont jump into </p><p>writing an answer without first spending some </p><p>time planning. </p><p> Always check your answers for silly mistakes. </p><p> Never leave gaps! Try playing football without a </p><p>football. </p></li><li><p>Demonstrate: Now complete </p><p>your GCSE practise questions! </p></li><li><p>Reflect: SoHow did you get on? Points Grade </p><p> 34-35 A* </p><p> 31-33 A </p><p> 27-30 B </p><p> 23-26 C </p><p> 19-22 D </p><p> 15-18 E </p><p> 11-14 F </p><p> 7-10 G </p><p> 6 or </p><p> below U </p><p>Complete your </p><p>feedback sheet </p><p>to show how you </p><p>think youve achieved for </p><p>coasts revsion </p></li><li><p>Up the stakes! </p><p> Take this opportunity to </p><p>improve your grade by </p><p>rewriting a question from </p><p>your question sheet </p></li></ul>