The paragraphs of this essay are in the wrong order. Cut them out and put them in the correct order.
To begin with, national exams promote better learning. Knowing that they have to take a final exam forces students to take a course more seriously.
Students study harder for exam courses, which means that they learn the material better.
Also, students are less likely to skip classes if they are taking a national exam. Motivation and learning stay higher in exam courses.
Many students dislike taking national exams at the end of year 10 and wonder why they have to take them.
Although some students experience test anxiety and find it hard to prepare, I believe that national exams are a good thing.
They promote better learning; they force teachers to teach national standards; and they create a level playing field.