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Using Context Clues
Context clues are a vital reading skill, as well as a helpful test-taking strategy. A SMART board instructional activity prompts sixth graders to practice reading different writing examples, using vocabulary terms from the samples to predict what the material is about.
6th Language Arts 22 Views 165 Downloads
Social Studies: Improving Academic Skills
Third graders play a variation of Bingo to reinforce study skills, time management, and test taking strategies. As the teacher draws key words, they offer brief explanations or descriptions about how the words can be used. As key words are called, 3rd graders mark them with an X.
3rd 21st Century Skills 10 Views 41 Downloads
Help Is On The Way!
Third graders recognize the attitudes, knowledge and skills contributing to effective learning in school and across the life span. They complete an inventory that self-assesses their ability in study skills, test taking strategies, and basic time management and organizational skills.
3rd 21st Century Skills 10 Views 87 Downloads
Reading and Responding: Lesson 13
Eighth graders explore reading, thinking, and test taking strategies. They explore nonfiction text and respond to the text. Students use context clues to define vocabulary words. They examine comprehension strategies and analyzing test questions.
8th Language Arts 31 Views 146 Downloads
Reading and Responding -- Lesson 17
Continued from Lesson 16 - Students work independently or in a small group to (1) read a nonfiction selection, (2) skim and scan for facts, (3) complete a comparison chart, and (4) practice test-taking strategies. Reading passage, comprehension questions, and teacher script are included.
4th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
Reading and Responding -- Lesson 12
Fourth graders work independently or in a small group to (1) practice test taking strategies, (2) practice using story details, and (3) use critical thinking skills. Reading passage, comprehension questions, and teacher script are included.
4th Language Arts 14 Views 37 Downloads
Skimming and Scanning about Comets
Fifth graders examine information regarding comets. In this test-taking strategies lesson, 5th graders read questions based on a passage, identify keywords, and scan the passage looking for the information they need to respond to the questions.
5th Language Arts 6 Views 22 Downloads
Reading And Responding: Lesson 4 Nonfiction/test-taking Strategies
Eighth graders participate in a teacher led lesson that focuses on reading nonfiction and test taking strategies. They examine the use of context clues to improve their vocabulary and summarization skills. Also, they complete the associated worksheet.
8th Language Arts 13 Views 36 Downloads
It's Time for Testing Skills Rock!
Fourth graders take an inventory to assess their ability to utilize study and test taking skills. They receive the "Testing Skills Rock" song and start singing it. Students identify and underline the test taking skills mentioned in the song.
4th Social Studies & History 17 Views 82 Downloads
Dear Sassy Successful Student
Fifth graders identify the people who are responsible for their success and their current studying skills. In groups, they brainstorm helpful studying strategies and develop a creative way to share it with the class. To end the lesson, they complete their own studying assessment worksheet.
5th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 27 Downloads
Preparing for Success
This lesson plan is more of a series of tips for you, the teacher, to implement when standardized testing comes around. The strongest component of this guide is that it invites the teacher to reflect on what worked the best, and what didn't work, during the round of testing - good input for the following year!
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
End of Unit 2 Assessment: Working with Two Texts - Reading, Listening, Summarizing, and Synthesizing
As a summative assessment for this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders listen to and read informational texts in order to demonstrate their ability to take notes, write summaries, and draw connections. Young scholars first listen as the teacher reads aloud a text about a New York merchant, taking categorized notes on the information they hear.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 320 Views 227 Downloads CCSS: Designed
CAHSEE Practice: Problems 1-3
Review for the upcoming California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) with this intuitive and helpful video series. The first video, covering problems 1-3 on a practice CAHSEE, guides learners through finding absolute numbers, square roots, and finding the pattern of adding a series of fractions.
5 mins 8th - 10th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 3 Part 2
Problems 6-7 on page 396 of The Official SAT Study Guide are covered in this video, which includes both strategies for solving the equations and finding the answer in a multiple choice question. The problems in this video range from reading graphs to finding the average and mean of two integers.
10 mins 9th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads