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 marking (if the book belongs to you)Old 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 and remember your strategies your teacher has taught you!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