Test Taking Hints and Strategies for Standardized Tests

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Process of elimination is a valuable test-taking strategy, but what else can we teach our class about taking tests? Present a resource that promotes healthy eating and sleeping before taking a test, as well as suggesting reading the questions first before reading the passage, working out all math problems on scratch paper, and checking over all responses before saying, "I'm done!"

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Instructional Ideas

  • Present the slides in the weeks leading up to end-of-grade testing
Classroom Considerations

  • Use the time as a way to have pupils ask and answer, or clarify, questions about taking tests
  • The last slide refers to the instructor's school and school district
  • Best suited for standardized test takers
Pros

  • Key words and strategies are highlighted in blue font
  • Offers a variety of test-taking strategies for various subjects
Cons

  • May prove too wordy for some viewers