DO you have final exams next week? Here are some tips that will help you learn quickly.
Skim through the textbook and highlight super important ideas. This should consist of headings, subheadings and certain images, not actual blocks of text. For example, if you’re studying Ancient Egyptian History, you might highlight: the Nile, Pyramids, the Cleopatras, and Pantheon of Gods.
Survey: Turn the highlighted parts into exam questions:
Basically, you imagine what the essentials are. Don’t bother with identifying answers yet, just think what is likely to come up. For the Nile questions might include: how long is it, where does it flow, and what’s special about this river.
Take a look at the text and find answers to your questions. Just highlight them and then move on. For example, you’d be looking at information that says the Nile is 6,853km long, moves through 11 countries, and it overflows its banks once a year, depositing rich soil that helped Egypt become a huge agricultural power in the Ancient World.
Look at the text: