1OAA Preparation Classroom instruction 2 box / 4 box responses Every day your teachers are helping you learnIt just happens to be on this test too2 box / 4 box responsesSMART Goals
2Week Before Envision success – See it! Practice what you’ve learned Relax – Don’t PanicDiscuss concerns withparents or other trusted adult
3Each Night Before the Test Eat healthy dinnerRelax – no cramming for the testDATA Alert –The National Sleep Institute states that teenagers need 9 or more hours of sleep each night for optimal performance!SLEEP
4Day of the Test Eat breakfast high in protein DATA Alert – a doughnut may taste delicious but it provides just enough fuel to get you to the testing room (just 40 minutes of fuel!)A breakfast high in protein and complex carbohydrates will fuel your body and brain through the whole test!
5Dress for the Test Stay in dress code but… Wear Comfortable Clothing!!!!Uncomfortable clothes can distract.Dress in layers. You can always remove a layer but it is impossible to add them once the test begins.
6For the Test Come Prepared!!! Bring pencils to the testing room. Calculators will be providedBe mentally prepared!
7Ohio Achievement Assessments Provide insight into what you’ve learned this yearData (scores) used by your teachers next yearHelps prepare you and your teachers for high school courses and OGTs your sophomore yearSee how well you can do!Made up of multiple choice, 2 point and 4 point questions
8During the Test Read the questions carefully Read questions before reading the passage
9During the TestMost multiple choice questions have two answers that you can eliminate right off bat.Look out for the absolutesAllNoneAlwaysNeveretc...
10During the Test Best Answer! Check for the “look alike” answers to choose between.Look for the most inclusive answer!
11During the Test You may skip difficult questions make sure you are filling in correct bubbles if you do thisYou may write in your test bookletUnderline or circle important wordsWrite your answers next to the number for later (multiple choice)
12During the Test Relax! Relax! Relax! Listen carefully to the directionsAsk questionsIf you get stuck, don’t panic!Take a deep breathRead questions first before long passagesCheck over answers
13During the Test For 2 point questions use the 2 box strategy Underline or circle important information
14After the Test You did it! Have confidence in your answers. If you finish before time is up, go back and review your answers.Make sure you have bubbled nice and neat!Make sure you’ve bubbled in the correct answer (if you wrote them next to the number, double check them now)