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## Scheduling

Students read the theory notes on the mini website and then answer the questions on the task sheet.

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##### Exam style questions

Students are given a set of questions which are similar to those they might expect to see in their written examination.

This is a useful piece of homework and will provide students with a good opportunity to gain practice on question answering technique.

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A challenging task asking students to work through the results of different scheduling algorithms.

This task is aimed at students who are confident with problem solving.

It would also work well as a homework task.

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##### Reduce it

Students are given a section of theory. They pick out the 20 most important words. They are then asked to reduce these to the 8 they consider to be the most important.

A great task for really getting them to concentrate and think about the text in front of them.

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Students are given an exam style question to answer. They are also given a set of key words to incorporate into their answer.

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##### Fill in the gaps

Students are given a piece of text with a number of key words removed. The key words appear in a table above the text. They need to replace the words correctly back into the text.

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##### Correct the teacher

Students are given a piece of text written by a ???teacher???. The text contains a number of mistakes. They are asked to read the text and correct any mistakes they find.

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##### 100 words

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##### Identify the question

Students are given the answer to a number of questions.?? Their task is to identify what the original question might have been.

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##### Matching statements

On the left-hand side is a set of terms.?? On the right-hand side is a set of statements or definitions.?? Students are asked to draw a line to matchup the correct term and statement.

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Students are given a number of different statements relating to this topic.?? They have to decide whether the statement is true or false and place a tick in the correct box.

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##### Key terms

Students are asked to provide a definition and example for key terms related to this topic

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##### Podcast

Students are given instructions about creating a revision podcast based on this topic

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##### You are the teacher

Students work in small groups to prepare a lesson on this topic. They are provided with information and tips about the tasks they need to prepare.

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##### Mind map

Students are given the basic structure of a mind map for this topic. They are asked to recreate the structure on their own sheet of paper and add further detail to each of the branches.

Mind maps are a useful tool to use as a revision aid.

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