Student speak exam command words descriptors.

Recently I have found that my students have struggled to understand what is required in their answer and end up missing out on vital marks. A common example was that students would produce a really good description of a graph but an explanation was required.

After a long search I came across the image below in our online OCR Gateway GCSE Additional Science Book. I tweeted it and it was an instant hit. This was exactly what I was looking for although not printer friendly. 

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So,using Phoster app I decided to reproduce these for a display in my room. Click on the image below to download them and help your students as well.

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About smarterlearning

Teacher of Science at Clevedon School. Apple Distinguished Educator.

Posted on January 19, 2014, in General, Resources, Science Resources. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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