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    So in class if we get any homework to do an essay with open textbook, I'll get full marks or close to it, but i just can't seem to remember any facts. I've written all my notes and textbook work out on little flashcards, condensed and recorded myself saying (which helps a lot more) is there any methods anyone would recommend??

    i just feel so slow ):

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    (Original post by miniminx3310)
    So in class if we get any homework to do an essay with open textbook, I'll get full marks or close to it, but i just can't seem to remember any facts. I've written all my notes and textbook work out on little flashcards, condensed and recorded myself saying (which helps a lot more) is there any methods anyone would recommend??

    i just feel so slow ):

    doing edxcel gcse
    I’m studying history at GCSE as well and since I’m a verbal learner I copy and paste paragraphs from my online textbook into google translate and have it say the notes. I also try to read a few pages then plan out a question without referring to the book or make notes in my own words and not directly copy from the textbook.
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    I'm also doing GCSE history!!! I like using a lot of different ways to learn, so here's some of my ideas :

    Writing them out multiple times
    Make timelines using sticky notes on a wall/ wardrobe door
    Flashcards (I think you said that)
    Posters around your house
    There are loads of websites in which you can make tests for yourself - whether it's matchup or practice essays, the more you do it the better you'll get!!
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    I'm doing History with AQA and know exactly what you mean- especially as the spec is so vast and so its so much info to cram in.
    Personally, I would say to tackle it topic by topic- make notes, then CONDENSE them into just the important information- make the most of index cards! For subjects which require a lot of learning, for me, verbally memorising isn't enough, so once I think I know it then I will type them up onto OneNote- then do loads of practice questions.
    AND ALSO make sure you know your answer structure for 4/8/12/16 markers
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    (Original post by miniminx3310)
    So in class if we get any homework to do an essay with open textbook, I'll get full marks or close to it, but i just can't seem to remember any facts. I've written all my notes and textbook work out on little flashcards, condensed and recorded myself saying (which helps a lot more) is there any methods anyone would recommend??

    i just feel so slow ):

    doing edxcel gcse
    essay plans and understanding the facts helps. Think about the impacts of said statistics, and get into the habit of doing essays without an open textbook
 
 
 
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