GCSE AQA A Learning Grids
A brilliant new idea designed to support weaker students. Students have to read their textbook/notes to complete a grid of questions in exact specification order. Cross-referenced for 4 of the most popular GCSE AQA A textbooks to ensure a structured reading of the text.
- Understanding GCSE Geography for AQA Specification A, by Ann Bowen and John Pallister (Heinemann, 2009, ISBN 978-0-435353-30-8)
- AQA Geography A by Judith Canavan, Alison Rae and Simon Ross (Nelson Thornes, 2009, ISBN 978-1-4085-0271-6)
- geog.GCSE by Anna King, Catherine Hurst, John Edwards, Chris Stevens and Jack Mayhew (Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 0-19-913466-9)
- GCSE geography AQA A by Catherine Hurst, Jane Holroyd, Steve Rickerby, Jack Gillett and Meg Gillett (Oxford University Press, 2011, ISBN 978-0-19-913549-3)
A godsend for those students who find learning difficult and motivates the less willing. Leads to active learning, identification of key points & the structuring of information.
- The structured method of learning grids is of great value to students, especially if they find it difficult to absorb all the information in class.
- Case study factsheets for all required case studies.
- Engaging diagrams break up text and engage visual learners.
- Fills in the gaps to ensure the whole specification is covered!
- An easy-to-set, yet valuable homework option.
- Requires minimal preparation and interaction from the teacher — great for cover lessons!
- Results in a comprehensive set of revision notes.