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<ul><li> 1. Positive Thinking I CAN do this!PositiveThinkingThis is a chance to show everything Ihave learnedThis is my chance to achieveI am capable of doing very well in thisexamI deserve to do well, because I haveworked hardI know what is expected of me in thisexamI am prepared</li></ul> <p> 2. What is stress?Stress is anything thatplaces a demand on usphysically, mentally, oremotionally. It makes uschange the normal waywe live.Most of us think ofstress as a crisis, butnot all stress is bad. 3. What is your balance of stress like?Positive stress (eustress) good performancevNegative stress (distress) poor performance/burnout 4. Please say whatcolour the writingis 5. BLUE 6. GREEN 7. RED 8. YELLOW 9. GREEN 10. RED 11. BLUE 12. YELLOW 13. GREEN 14. BLUE 15. red 16. BLUE 17. green 18. RED 19. YELLOW 20. BLUE 21. RED 22. * END* 23. A SMALLTRUTH TOMAKE LIFE 100% 24. LuckL+U+C+K12+21+3+11 = 47% 25. Hard WorkH+A+R+D+W+O+R+K8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11 = 98%KnowledgeK+N+O+W+L+E+D+G+E11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5 = 96% 26. Every problem has a solution.To go to the top,to that 100%,what we really need to do togo that bit further is considerour 27. ATTITUDEA+T+T+I+T+U+D+E1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5 = 100%It is our ATTITUDE towards lifeand work that gets us to100% 28. Positive Thinking I CAN do this!PositiveThinkingThis is a chance to show everything Ihave learnedThis is my chance to achieveI am capable of doing very well in thisexamI deserve to do well, because I haveworked hardI know what is expected of me in thisexamI am prepared 29. Please say whatcolour the writingis 30. BLUE 31. GREEN 32. RED 33. YELLOW 34. GREEN 35. RED 36. BLUE 37. YELLOW 38. GREEN 39. BLUE 40. red 41. BLUE 42. green 43. RED 44. YELLOW 45. BLUE 46. RED 47. * END* 48. Revision 49. How to ReviseThink of a session as a third of a day - it could be 3 to 4hours longMany people find it helpful to revise for 2 out of the 3 sessionsper dayHere is a possible pattern:ReviseReviseReviseFreeReviseFreeRevise ReviseFreeMORNINGAFTERNOONEVENINGDay 1 Day 2 Day 3 50. How to ReviseReviseReviseReviseFreeReviseFreeRevise ReviseFreeMORNINGAFTERNOONEVENINGDay 1 Day 2 Day 3Break each session up into half hour slots25 minutes work followed by a 5 minute break 51. How to ReviseMONTUESWEDSTHURSFRISATSUNMorningSCHOOL SCHOOL SCHOOL SCHOOL SCHOOLHIST- WW2FRENCH- writingAfternoonSCHOOL SCHOOL SCHOOL SCHOOL SCHOOL RELAXRECAP- WW2EveningMATHS- algebraENG poemsBIOL- nervesRECAP algebra- poemsCHEM saltRECAP- nerves- saltRELAXSpend time making a thorough revision timetable and STICK TO IT 52. How to ReviseWhat kind of person are you?Some students are early birds.They will definitely want to use the morningsessionLate risers will avoid mornings like theplague! They will work well later in thedayNight owls will do their best revision in theevenings 53. How should you revise?Where should you revise? Warm Well lit (a reading lampreduces eye-strain) Have a clock or watchnearby (time your revisionsessions) 54. How should you revise?How to plan your revision: Have a definite finishingtime Plan regular breaks Get up and walk aroundduring your break Drink plenty of water Have a tick list of topics tocover Gradually aim to summariseyour notes 55. How should you revise? Revise the same workagain after 10 minutes Briefly review the work:after 1 dayafter 1 week. This method will fix thework quite firmly intoyour long-term memory 56. There are many ways to reviseChoose the right way for you!You have a particular learning style andyou should revise using the techniquesthat will be best for your learning styleIt is best if you try to use acombination of ideas though from alllearning styles to give you a balance 57. Visual Learners:MapsPostersChartsSpider diagramsCartoonsSummary notesMental picturesMind maps 58. Auditory Learners:Record ideas on tapeSay keywords aloudTell another personMake a presentationGet someone to test youExchange ideas with your friendsPlay quiet, relaxing background music 59. Kinesthetic Learners:Walk n talkDraw cartoonsPosters &amp; storyboardsMake a modelRole play/dramaMake a mind mapWrite a storyAnnotate diagramsMake cue/flash cards 60. How to ReviseJust remember that, no matter when yourevise, you need to go to bed at asensible time and be able to get to sleep.It may be that you have to read afiction book, watch television or have abath before you go to bed to get a goodnights sleep 61. How to ReviseABOVE ALLPRACTICE PAST PAPERSAND QUESTIONS ASTHESE ARE THE BESTWAY TO HELP YOU DOWELL 62. SUMMARY Positive attitude Prepare a thorough revision timetableand STICK TO IT Be honest with yourself and plan inrelaxation as part of your timetable Work for 25 minutes and take 5minute breaks Use a variety of revision tools andtechniques </p>

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