Presentation on theme: "Test Taking Strategies Raquel Velasco Selma USD. 10 Test Taking Strategies 1. Read the Directions 2. Read the Questions First 3. Identify Clue Words 4."— Presentation transcript:
10 Test Taking Strategies 1. Read the Directions 2. Read the Questions First 3. Identify Clue Words 4. Reread 5. Underline the Text 6. Plug and Play 7. Mark the Trick 8. Mark the Stinker 9. Guess and Check 10. 50 / 50
1.Read the Directions Read these two passages about changes. Think about how the passages are alike and how they are different. The Purest Heart A Story form China 1 In a forest in China, there lived a snake. The snake had a beautiful garden of flowers. One day the snake caught Chow Wing gathering the snakes flowers for his three daughters. The snake was angry. Chow Wing, he hissed, you must give me one of your daughters as a wife. Frightened, the man agreed.
2. Read the Questions First Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. What was Susan's wish? A. She wished that she had a cat. B. She wished for another wish. C. She wished she could fly. Susan shows that story is not real when she A. climbs a tree. B. floats off the ground. C. gets a cat down from a tree.
5. Underline the Text An important idea from the reading selection is that John Glenn made space history. What detail from the selection supports this idea? A. John Glenn received medals for his brave service in war. B. John Glenn was the oldest person to travel in space. C. John Glenn ran for president once in 1984.