Year 8 Home Learning for Computer Studies goes live on Monday 4th March.
If you need help with understanding these terms, click on the following glossary:
Teach-ICT for Computer Science (http://www.teach-ict.com/glossary/A.htm)
Produce study materials for the Year 8 Computer Studies Summer exam.
Practise flip learning and testing which is researching a topic before it is taught in class.
You must complete all the Theory Sections before you attempt the quizzes.
You have 3 weeks to complete the tasks and should take you between 3 to 4 hours in total. It is up to you how you manage your time.
To be successful in this ELA you should read the following guidance carefully:
There are 3 Tasks you must complete:
Task 1: Creating Revision Resources
The aim of the ELA is to practise studying theory and to create revision resources.
The revision resources you created MUST be useful and clear in order to help you prepare for the Year 8 Computer Studies exam in the summer term.
What you must do:
Task 2: Checking your Knowledge
Using the Database Revision Resource you created in Task 1, attempt the following quiz to the best of your ability:
Reviewing your results:
Task 3: Review & Reflection
Now you need to reflect upon how well you have done in this ELA.
Answer the following questions in full sentences:
Your Review and Reflection must be written either by hand or using a computer. This must be handed in along with your Revision Resources.
The Revision Resources you create must be kept safe to help you revise for your Year 8 Computer Studies exam you will sit in the Summer term.
Detailed Revision Resources on all the Topics that can then be used by another person for Computer Studies revision.
They must be written in your own words.
All tasks must be completed and you must achieve high quiz scores.
Your Revision Resource must be well presented and clearly cover all the topics stated in each task.
Here are examples of flash cards and mind maps to help give you some ideas of how you could create your own.
IMPORTANT: keep all your home learning safe once returned, as you will use it to help you revise for your Year 8 Computer Studies Summer exam.