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Workbook

Students read the theory notes on the mini website and then answer the questions on the task sheet.

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Construct an answer

Students are given an exam style question to answer. They are also given a set of key words to incorporate into their answer.

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Correct the teacher

Students are given a piece of text written by a teacher. The text contains a number of mistakes. They are asked to read the text and correct any mistakes they find.

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100 words

Students have exactly 100 words to summarise the key points about this topic

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Fill in the gaps

Students are given a piece of text with a number of key words removed. The key words appear in a table above the text. They need to replace the words correctly back into the text.

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Discussion statements

Students are given a number of open ended and sometimes controversial statements related to this topic. In groups, they discuss each statement in order to see if they can come up with a suitable answer.

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Reduce it

Students are given a section of theory. They pick out the twenty most important words. They are then asked to reduce these to the eight they consider to be the most important. A great task for really getting them to concentrate and think about the text in front of them.

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Crossword

Students are given step by step instructions about creating their own crossword which they can then give to fellow students to solve

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Key terms

Students are asked to provide a definition and example for key terms related to this topic

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Matching statements

On the left-hand side is a set of terms. On the right-hand side is a set of statements or definitions. Students are asked to draw a line to matchup the correct term and statement.

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Podcast

Students are given instructions about creating a revision podcast based on this topic

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You are the teacher

Students work in small groups to prepare a lesson on this topic. They are provided with information and tips about the tasks they need to prepare.

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Mind map

Students are given the basic structure of a mind map for this topic. They are asked to recreate the structure on their own sheet of paper and add further detail to each of the branches.

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