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Breaking it down - essay questions

Breaking it down - essay questions

A nice simple worksheet to use to help students focus on what a question is actually asking them. A colourful way to organise and break down knowledge in order to understand what is needed to answer a question. This is a great AFL tool as students can fill them in for exam questions and hand them in, this can help identify where the student needs to make improvements and can help them in better planning for answering exam questions.
Piercy76
Whats in a study?

Whats in a study?

This simple resource is a great tool for files and AFL - which allows students to record the important elements of a study, including procedure etc. A great way to break a study down to make it easier to revise.
Piercy76
Tackling questions about studies

Tackling questions about studies

This resource enables students to be able to separate the study from the psychology. The worksheet has space to write out everything they know about the study and then below how that relates to the psychology from the question. Sometimes students find it hard to think about what the study entailed and the psychology of it, and then to use that knowledge to answer a question - this enables students to practice pulling apart studies in relation to specific questions. This download has 3 files - 1 is an instructional example file, the second is a worksheet with question and conclusion fields and the third is a simple sheet with no question or conclusion fields, useful for practice - such as writing information about studies across the top and then writing what psychology it relates to at the bottom, such as arguments it supports, approaches it belongs to etc.
Piercy76
STEM practice exam question sheet

STEM practice exam question sheet

This resource aims to help students who struggle with STEM questions, enabling them to write the question on the sheet then split the psychology and find the example in the stem and write it in another box alongside it. This enables the student to practice examining the stem for the psychology required to answer the question, and then to look at the STEM example and find the example that goes with the psychology,
Piercy76
Psych out game full AQA specification

Psych out game full AQA specification

This take on a very famous board game encourages students to not ask about appearance but more in-depth information to guess who their opponent has. This is a nice end of year task that makes revision fun and gets students thinking about what to ask and how. Great to print and laminate and easy to store and carry. All you need is a board for each player to use (dry erase markers if you are laminating them) and then another board printed out and cut out to make the cards that players choose their psychological figure from. A lot of fun!
Piercy76
Ainsworths rooms!

Ainsworths rooms!

This A3 printable is great to laminate or just use as is. This task can be used in groups, pairs or as individuals and aims to get students to draw a representation of each of the stages of Ainsworths study, i.e mother, baby and stranger in one box, in another just stranger and baby. They can include words about emotions or add descriptions, but this gives the students license for their own artistic expression and is useful for more visual learners. This could also be used in A4 format to add to students files as a quick revision tool for the different conditions within the strange situation.
Piercy76
Co-morbidity Activity

Co-morbidity Activity

This is an activity to be used to help students understand the problems faced with diagnosis. It consists of a 3 page document. Page 1 to be printed on one sheet and page 2 and 3 to be printed double sided. The students use a symptom sheet for 3 disorders that have similar symptoms and use this to populate a tick box sheet - they can tick, or shade the boxes for the disorders that have the same symptoms which then enables them to see the issues with co-morbidity and how a disorder can easily be diagnosed. A great tool to help students understand what co-morbidity is.
Piercy76
Humanism - Maslow's hierarchy of needs

Humanism - Maslow's hierarchy of needs

This pack includes printables to cut and glue to make your own A3 resource - which are great laminated! (You would need to draw the triangle yourself on this, but you could just enlarge the A4 worksheet instead). The image is a final resource, the tiles can be used as they are in the file, added to or changed as you see fit. The A4 worksheet is great for individual work - to be filled in with either Maslow's hierarchy for later revision purposes in students notes/files, or used as a task for the student to think about what their own hierarchy would be. This promotes thought about the concept of Humanism. (A powerpoint lesson to accompany this will be up in the next few days and available separately or as part of a pack). This task allows students to think about Maslow's ideas of what the hierarchy looks like and what their own would look like, and how the impact of simple things such as food and shelter do have an impact on our goals and what we can achieve. When used alongside a scenario as in the powerpoint this can be a powerful tool to promote discussion and deeper thought about the topic of humanism. *I do not own the copyright to the image of Maslow, this was sourced via creative commons on a search engine.
Piercy76
EXAM ANSWER STRUCTURING PACK

EXAM ANSWER STRUCTURING PACK

This pack contains 6 word download files that are aimed at helping students work on how to break down questions in order to answer them efficiently for the most marks. There is a 4 square sheet ideal for exam question structuring and a great tool for AFL to check students have grasped the topic and how to use their knowledge to answer a question. There is also a dual sided worksheet which is aimed at questions that focus on studies, this enables students to break down what the study is about on one half, then be able to use that information and focus it on the question. Sometimes, students find it hard to use their knowledge in the correct way, this sheet helps and comes with an instruction download to give you some ideas on how to use it. There is also a study breakdown worksheet useful for revision and a STEM worksheet which helps students to identify the psychology in the question and link it to the examples in the stem. These resources are unlocked and so you can type on them, alter them or just print them as they are and come with 5 PNG image files that you can print out any size you prefer. If anyone is interested in these individually they will be added in the next few days as well as other resources aimed at helping students tackle exam questions, and guide them in how to structure answers in order to gain better results.
Piercy76
Social Learning Theory Approaches - AQA Psychology - Full Lesson Resources

Social Learning Theory Approaches - AQA Psychology - Full Lesson Resources

A full lesson set of resources for AQA Psychology Social Learning theory. It includes: A PPT with video links Notes Sheet - I get students to take notes into the sheet as it runs alongside the ppt Evaluation task Essay Plan Sheet Summary activities, including leaflet instructions, gap fill and spot the mistakes, white board questions
Psymarie8
Zimbardo- Conformity to Social Roles (Social Influence)

Zimbardo- Conformity to Social Roles (Social Influence)

This resource includes 2-3 hours worth of activities to enable students to outline and evaluate Zimbardo study. Lesson 1: A powerpoint and video link (approx 30-40 mins) for students to gain a good understanding of the Zimbardo study. Lesson 2: A review of the video and a detailed handout of the Zimbardo study followed by a 'bingo' style activity for students to review their knowledge. Lesson 3: A powerpoint, matching activity and model essay which helps students to be able to evaluate. Students will then consolidate their knowledge through a 'spot the mistakes' activity which when complete gives them a 'model essay' which they can create their own essay plan from.
psychoo