Revision tips from Letts!

Really helpful guide with lots of handy tips and hints.

N.B. THIS RESOURCE DOES NOT BELONG TO ME BUT TO LETTS. I just felt that it might be useful to some so it would be good to share.

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BOOST YOUR
PERFORMANCE with
Some people breeze through your life opportunities. And that
school because they understand means you'll be happier too.
their strengths, structure their time
There's far too much useful stuff to
and workload and achieve their
include here so visit
potential. Most of us know we
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aren't doing as well as we could
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and want to do better. That's
where this booklet can help you.…read more

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KNOW YOUR MIND 1
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Meet the relatives
There are three layers in the human brain:
1.1 Have you met your brain? · Inner layer: reptilian ­ bodily functions, instincts,
involuntary reactions
· 80% of what we know about the brain was learned in · Middle layer: limbic ­ emotions, values, memory
the last 15 years · Outer layer: neocortex ­ thinking, reasoning, speaking,
· On average, we use only 1-4% of our brain's capacity voluntary behaviour (see Chapter 1.…read more

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KNOW YOUR MIND 1
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1.2 Are you left-brained or For a happy whole brain:
right-brained? · Make learning connections, know where what you've
learned fits in
Just a thought... · Stay stimulated: use video, ICT, role play, visualisation,
80% of the brain is neocortex and it has two halves, or music ­ you'll lay down stronger memories
`hemispheres': the left is the logical one, the right is the · Concentrate in bursts, break every hour, drink some
creative one.…read more

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KNOW YOUR MIND 1
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Your intelligence profile
Intelligence used to be measured with a single IQ test.
1.3 What's your learning style? Now scientists recognise multiple intelligences. You have
at least seven different types of intelligence, all capable
What's your V-A-K style? of development.
There are three main learning systems:
V: Visual or Verbal learning is driven by images.…read more

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KNOW HOW TO TURBO YOUR BRAIN 2
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Brighter after breakfast
Studies link a nutritious breakfast with better maths,
2.1 What `brain foods' can you eat? memory, verbal reasoning and attention and lower levels
of anxiety and hyperactivity.
Get the iron in · Porridge slowly releases energy to the brain to keep
Iron helps the blood to carry more oxygen, and oxygen you thinking until lunch
makes the brain work.…read more

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KNOW HOW TO TURBO YOUR BRAIN KNOW HOW TO PLAN 3
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2.2 How does more oxygen help you? 3.1 How much time do I have?
Work it out Your revision timetable must be realistic and flexible.
Oxygen is brain fuel. The more you have in First grab:
your blood, the better your brain works.…read more

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KNOW HOW TO PLAN 3
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Use the time
3.2 Why is forward planning EVERY TERM
important? · Check your planner is up to date
· Identify pressure points ­ events etc.…read more

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KNOW HOW TO STUDY 4
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4.1 What's the right space for you? REVISION KIT:
· Pens, coloured pencils, highlighter pens
Get the basics right: · Paper, dividers, folders
· Comfortable chair and desk · Dictionary, thesaurus, text books, Letts Success Guides
· Good light, comfortable temperature
· Complete revision kit (see opposite)
Make it easy on yourself
· Revision diary
You know your brain much better after Chapter 1.…read more

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