Presentation on theme: "Test Taking Strategies How do I show what I know?."— Presentation transcript:
Test Taking Strategies How do I show what I know?
One week before test Gather ALL material for test Lecture notes Textbook marking Old tests Home work Divide up into logical portions
Each day Review previous material Study any new portion
Day Before Test Compose a master study sheet Take practice exam
Day of test Final review of study guide Go to exam confidently
Self Talk Negative Anxious Math has never been a strength for me. Im never going to pass this exam. Positive Task - oriented Math has never been a strength for me. But if I practice and ask questions I should be okay.
Test Taking Skills DAY OF THE EXAM Review your study guide. Dont cram Study Deeply Engage in a relaxed activity the last hour or two before the exam Be prepared with necessary tools Avoid peers that are anxiety generators
Test Taking Skills DURING THE TEST Survey the entire exam Start with the easiest questions Focus on content instead of feelings Read the directions carefully
Test taking Skills AFTER THE TEST Reward yourself Learn from the exam by searching for a pattern to your errors Look for the things that made you the most unsure