Presentation on theme: "Test Taking Strategies"— Presentation transcript:
1 Test Taking Strategies How do I show what I know?
2 One week before test Gather ALL material for test Lecture notes Textbook markingOld testsHome workDivide up into logical portions
3 Each dayReview previous materialStudy any new portion
4 Day Before TestCompose a master study sheetTake practice exam
5 Day of testFinal review of study guideGo to exam confidently
6 Self Talk Negative Anxious Positive Task - oriented Math has never been a strength for me. I’m never going to pass this exam.PositiveTask - orientedMath has never been a strength for me. But if I practice and ask questions I should be okay.
7 Test Taking Skills DAY OF THE EXAM Review your study guide. Don’t cram Study DeeplyEngage in a relaxed activity the last hour or two before the examBe prepared with necessary toolsAvoid peers that are anxiety generators
8 Test Taking Skills DURING THE TEST Survey the entire exam Start with the easiest questionsFocus on content instead of feelingsRead the directions carefully
9 Test taking Skills AFTER THE TEST Reward yourself Learn from the exam by searching for a pattern to your errorsLook for the things that made you the most unsure