• Highlight or underline important points as you read your notes or text.
  • Summarise topics under headings.
  • Use dot points.
  • Diagrams are useful to summarise concepts.
  • Tables are good for comparisons.
  • Create summary sheet for quotes, characters and relationships, place and settings, or examples.
  • Revise and develop vocabulary for each text.
  • Read responses that you wrote earlier in the year and your teacher's feedback on them.
  • Create mnemonic devices to remember e.g. Clever Little Tom Invented Many Versions = characters, language, turning points, imagery, metaphors and viewpoints
  • Form a small study group with friendswho are willing to work and keep you on track.
  • Write as many practise responses that you can.