Reviewing Your Work and Self-Assessing
Review your notes daily and make comments or generate questions to ask in class in the margin of your notebook.
Look over homework assignments in preparation for quizzes, quizzes in preparation for tests and tests in order to prepare for exams.
o Teachers will frequent base quizzes, tests and finals on previous homework assignments, quizzes and
Great way to improve your grades!!
o Re-do old math problems to make sure that you can still do them!
o If teachers go over quizzes and tests, put any missed problems and solutions in your notebook so you
can study them later.
o Many teachers have websites with notes, worksheets and review materials. If you are absent, you can
keep current by utilizing online resources.
Seek online quizzes based on specific content areas to prepare for the real quiz in class!!
o There are many online resources available on the school website.
™ Pay attention to review sessions before tests and quizzes
o Before chapter tests, teachers will often spend time reviewing topics to study.
o Many teachers distribute review packets.
o Be engaged and ask questions during in class reviews.
o List topics and prioritize your time for individual studying.
o Teachers will sometimes ask if there are any questions before they hand out an exam—be prepared to
ask for clarification on a topic you did not understand while studying.
Take advantage of being allowed to use a formula sheet or “cheat sheet”.
o Homework quizzes and notebook quizzes should be an easy A.
o Many teachers allow a formula sheet for large cumulative or final exams. ƒ Keep a running list of main
topics/formulas during the semester.
Take advantage of after-school study sessions and tutoring.
o Teachers will often run review sessions after-school before exams. They highlight important topics and
offer individual instruction.
o Homework clinics offer individual support and re-teaching.
o Study groups can help you learn and teaching other students will help you cement your own knowledge.
o Attend Mid-Year and Final Exam Study sessions. The days leading up to the exam are JUST AS
IMPORTANT as the day of the EXAM!!