Create a study group
In addition to the knowledge provided by teachers at schools and exam preparation centers, you should choose group learning method to continue training. Studying in groups will help you absorb, learn more from friends, and can reduce laziness and pressure. You will help each other study well through discussion and debate.
If you want to get good results in this subject, you should not study alone. Find a friend or group of friends who share a common interest in Geography so that you can regularly exchange lessons. The useful information found by each person related to the lesson, inference questions, and frequently repeated knowledge will make learning more interesting and receptive.
Grasp the basics of textbooks
As the Ministry of Education and Training has announced as well as given in the reference exam, the knowledge of this year’s National High School Geography exam is only encapsulated in the 12th grade program. The amount of knowledge is not too broad, so students need it. master the theory learned in the textbook. Then know how to analyze, comment and generalize the problem as well as relate to reality. Thus, you have enough ability to get high scores in the National High School Examination.
For regions, students should master the characteristics of each region. You need to avoid studying cabinets because multiple-choice exams can cover a very wide area of knowledge and spread out many different parts, much more comprehensive than the essay exam. In addition, when you have mastered the basics, you can learn more advanced programs, broadening your knowledge.
Review by topic
Job divided by topic is an effective and scientific method of learning. This method will make it easier for you to grasp knowledge and avoid confusion in the learning process. Characterized by social subjects, Geography has a large amount of knowledge, so subdividing each topic is the most effective method of learning.
According to the illustrated exam questions of the Ministry of Education and Training, Geography has 4 levels that require candidates to recognize, read, and apply low-level and high-level application. The content of knowledge is included in the textbook program. The exam questions clearly show the difference with 7 questions about nature, 3 questions about population and society; 10 sentences about industries; 10 sentences about economic zones; There are 10 remaining skills to do the Alat data sheet reading test.
Create memorable numbers
Another thing that everyone is “afraid” of in Geography is having too many numbers, or a very long data series. However, a little trick is that you don’t have to remember the numbers exactly. In some cases it may be enough to just give approximate numbers.
You also don’t have to remember a whole series of numbers that are too long, but you do need to remember the basic data as evidence for the article. For example, evidence about the population growth rate of our country needs to know the important milestones, usually the beginning – the end or the years with great fluctuations such as sudden increase or decrease….
Learn to recognize graphs and analyze and comment on given data tables
Chart This is a familiar form of exercise for geography. In any exam, it is very easy to come across this type of chart. So, besides learning theoretical knowledge, you should also take the time to hone your charting and analysis skills. Let’s start with simple charts, then more complex ones. To draw chart, look closely at the diagrams in the book about the division, annotation, representation, and form of the chart when it shows….
Practice drawing over and over again, Data table analysis, chart analysis many times will help you master and handle quickly.
Usually, each type of chart will have keywords for you to recognize and comply with the requirements of the topic. Therefore, when you encounter a question in the National High School Exam that requires you to choose a chart format, you just need to base on that phrase to choose the answer. To practice that skill, each candidate needs to do many exam questions to quickly recognize when reading the question.
Create a love of the subject
Whatever you do, you will really try to do it well when you have love and passion with it. Studying geography is the same, you need to have a passion, so that you will work hard to explore and learn.
However, it is not simply saying that you will like it from the very beginning, but you need to work hard to understand the things and phenomena around us, thereby giving explanations to cause stimulation and excitement. interested in this subject.
Do quizzes often
Refer to the topic and do it regularly to get good reflexes when doing the test. In addition, this helps you recognize knowledge gaps from which to foster and improve. On the other hand, approaching multiple question models will help you memorize some questions, maybe it will be chosen as the official exam.
A clear practice plan will keep you motivated to study hard. However, the following points should be noted:
- Do not practice too many exam questions in a day, practice for a maximum of 1 questions/subject/day. During the practice time, you should time and take the test seriously to assess your knowledge and get used to the psychology of the exam room.
- Avoid studying in the wrong focus, rambling exam preparation of advanced types of questions. Plan how much time a day to spend on online exam preparation, how many minutes will each course take? Solution for not completing the exam preparation progress of the previous day.
- After 1 week, 1 month, there must be a brief summary of the results that you have achieved so that you can adjust your plans and goals in the next time.
Reduce the intensity of study in the upcoming exam days
In a time of sprinting like today, soldiers should take advantage systematization of knowledge There is still a gap with a mind map, perfecting the knowledge and skills and reviewing them by topics: nature, economic sectors, social population…
Focus on reading and re-reading the review content, documents, highlighting the basic contents and data that need attention, then try to present, rewrite that problem on paper and then compare it with the document to see for yourself. What can I remember, what I can’t remember. Highlight the part you don’t remember to review.
Summarize the lesson with a mind map
For lessons with related content, you should summarize the main ideas with diagramming. This will help you grasp the old lesson quickly and review easily.
When the new lesson is related to the old one, with the system diagram, you can completely review it to deepen your knowledge and avoid knowledge confusion.
Know how to use and analyze Geographic Atlas
It can be said that the only document to support you in the process of taking the National High School Geography exam is Atlas book. This is probably a “treasure” for you to handle many questions, and at the same time apply to solve theoretical questions that you “forgot” to learn. So you need to know how to use and analyze it.
Obviously, if there is a skill to use the Atlas of then candidates will do well in the exam and get a higher score in this subject. Because in the Atlas of Not only rich in content of graphs but also pictures, symbols, symbols… There are many questions that if students know how to use Atlas, they will exploit a large amount of knowledge.
However, students should not only study Atlat diligently, but forget about the background knowledge and basic knowledge from textbooks, especially the 12th grade program. Because only those who have mastered the basic knowledge should know the basics. Only then will you be able to use this tool well.
Don’t bow to difficult sentences
In the question model, there will be 40% of sentences at the advanced level. Difficult questions will be an obstacle for you to get a high score, and it will also cause confusion and loss of composure so that you can’t do even the easy ones.
So Please choose to do the easy questions to make sure you get points. Making sure 60% of the test will give you more confidence, this will be a good psychological therapy for you to fight with difficult questions.
Master map view
According to the illustrations of the series, the Geography exam will have 20% at the level of Use map view. Thus, in order to achieve a high score, you should practice how to see the chi chart fluently and accurately. Practice quick reflexes to determine the location of regions, provinces, … in addition, understanding the symbols to read the map should also be focused.
Note one thing: Your atlat must be really clean (no documentation) to be brought into the exam room; otherwise you may be recorded for violating the exam regulations.
Read more documents
To be able to learn best, in addition to the knowledge in the textbook you can Check out more books writing about nature and population. Viewing materials on this topic also provides you with a lot of useful information, reinforcing the content of the lesson.
In addition, you can read reference manuals, follow news of practical events to make convincing evidence in your work.
Don’t forget to mark the answer
Some of you have the habit of circling your answers to the question, but please note, your score is only calculated based on the answers on the test sheet. So please remember fill in the answer sheet, at least 15 minutes before submission. This is a very basic principle, but there are still some cases of forgetting to fill in the answer, or realizing it at the last minute.
You will not be able to pick up the pen when the time is up, and if you get stuck when you paint your answer at the end of the time, chances are you will color in the wrong answer. Don’t lose points just because of such a basic thing.
Understand the exam structure
Exam structure The official Geography course will include: 60% of questions at the awareness + understanding level and 40% at the high level of application + application.
The content of the test is synthesized from the knowledge of grade 12. In which, grade 11 has 6 questions and grade 12 has 19 questions. Specifically:
- Regarding skills: 10 sentences using Vietnam’s geographical atlat (of which, Nature – population 5 sentences; economic sectors 3 sentences; economic regions 2 sentences).
- Statistical table: 2 sentences (grade 11: 1 sentence; grade 12: 1 sentence).
- 3-sentence chart skills (2-sentence chart comment, 1-sentence chart recognition).
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