How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Hong Kong Geography Day 2001 How to tackle the Geography A-L Exam? Common misconceptions faced by students.

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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Hong Kong Geography Day 2001 How to tackle the Geography A-L Exam? Common misconceptions faced by students in A-level Geography Curriculum By Mr. Ip Kim Wai & Mr. Wong Kam Fai
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? isconception onfusion ifficulties
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Curriculum Teaching Examination (Evaluation) /
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Who are you S6 ? S7 ? Teachers? S1 S5 ? Primary ?
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Students comments on the A-L exam case outsyl Paper I Paper II
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? A-L Geog A. C. D. B.
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 1. ( ) ( ) - 2. -
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? ( ) A-L
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 1. 2. 3. 911
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 1. 2. 3. Where? ( ) Why? So what?
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? S1 ~ 3 S4 ~ 5 S6 ~ 7 Where? Why? So what?
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? (Organising concepts) Landscape System Man-land relationship Natural Agricultural Urban & industrial Impact on the environment Environmental conservation Survival & development Sustainable development, globalization, etc. Process-response Ecological Economic
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 1. Landscape -The term refers to an area comprising a distinct association of forms, both natural and cultural. -Landscape elements include physical and biological features (landforms, vegetation.....) and cultural features (houses, roads, crops.....). They are woven into a system by processes resulting from the activities of man and nature, or form the interplay of the two.
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 2. System -A system is an interacting set of components where a change in one component will lead to changes throughout the system. -Ecosystems are particular types of system. They can be viewed as a functioning interacting system of living organisms and their effective environment. -As such the idea of ecosystem is of value both as a specific concept in biogeography and as organizing ideas in many man-environment situations.
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 3. Man-land system -This expresses the way in which man interacts with the cultural and physical environment. -It expresses the way in which man is able to organize the environment for his use with resultant landscape changes on one hand, and be restricted by environmental constraints on the other.
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? (Concept framework) e.g. Agroecosystem StructureFunction Producer Consumer Decomposer Inputs from: Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere Uptaken by plants Litter/Biomass Decomposition Leaching Photosynthesis Respiration Food chain/web Subsidized energy BioticAbiotic Nutrient cycle Energy flow
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? (Concept framework) Awareness threshold Action threshold Intolerance threshold Perception of environmental stress Accept or absorb loss Change use or location Modify event Reduce vulnerability Distribute loss Adjustment Hazard Response
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? (Spatial differentiation/Regional examples) e.g.Different hazard response between LDCs & MDCs Urban land use pattern in western & non-western cities Farming as an agroecosystem in Plantation Shifting cultivation Rice farming in S. China Dairy farming in Denmark
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? With reference to XXX, describe and explain XXXX. Assess (Discuss/Evaluate/Examine) how XXXXX. Tackling A-L Geography questions Regional example/Case study Directive terms Theme
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. Describe and explain XXXX. DiscussXXXXX. Illustrate with XXXXXX. Tackling A-L Geography questions Directive terms ThemeA generalization (may be incorrect or subject to condition) Regional example/Case study
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Points to note in examinations Answer plan Directive terms GeneralizationVsSpecification [General concept/Theory][Example/Illustration] Things to avoid / to do
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Examples of skills required in essay questions 96-#5 Monoculture is a risky farming system in both ecological and economic terms. However, there are still many examples of monoculture today. Explain why monoculture is a common practice today and describe the ecological and economic risks it faces. How far can crop diversification minimize these risks? Use suitable examples to illustrate your answer. (25 marks) A generalization (may be incorrect or subject to condition) Theme Directive terms Regional example/Case study
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Directive terms and marks allocation
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Organization of concepts and themes - 1
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Organization of concepts and themes - 2
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Organization of concepts and themes - 3
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Organization of concepts and themes - 4
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper II Points to remember
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Question Directive terms Concepts & themes Example AL exam - Paper II Answer plan
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper I General format of structured questions
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - Paper I
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? AL exam - General guidelines
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? 1.Do and learnDo and learn 2.Magic sevenMagic seven 3. 4.BEMBEM 5.Context Vs ContentContext Vs Content 6. VAK VAK 7.MnemonicsMnemonics
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? How much can we learn? 10% of what we read 20% of what we hear 30% of what we see 50% of what we both see and hear 60% of what we write 70% of what we discuss with others 80% of what we experience 90% of what we teach
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Magic Seven Points that can be remembered at one time: More-able students 7 + 2 Average 7 Below average 5
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? = ( ) + 2 18 = 18 + 2 = 20
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? BEM Beginning & Ending Memory
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Context Vs Content Farming System Ecological Economic Model Von Thunen Sinclair Impact Rural land use Rural population Farm production Hazard Flood Drought Concept map / Mind map
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Producers Energy Nutrients Consumers Decomposers Abiotic Atmosphere sunlight water Lithosphere land soil nutrients Biotic Losses Farming as an ecological system
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? VAK isual uditory inaesthetic
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination? Mnemonics
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  • How to tackle the A-level Geography Examination?

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