Presentation on theme: "TCAP Test-Taking Tips and Strategies Thanks to: Angie Davis, Diana Reed, Cheryl Thaxton, and Kathy Wilson Tipton County Tennessee Adapted for Hamilton."— Presentation transcript:
TCAP Test-Taking Tips and Strategies Thanks to: Angie Davis, Diana Reed, Cheryl Thaxton, and Kathy Wilson Tipton County Tennessee Adapted for Hamilton County
Agenda What is (TCAP)? Test Taking Tidbits Frequently Asked Questions Ways Parents Can Help –Beginning now –Week of the test Easing Pre-Test Jitters Questions and Answers
TCAP ? TCAP = Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program Testing Dates: April 23 – 27, 2012
Ways Parents Can Help Monitor classwork and homework. Provide homework help. Designate a few minutes daily for review. Review Ideas –Practice workbooks Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree Tools 4 School –Websites www.pamjustus.com www.internet4classrooms.com www.studyisland.com
Ways Parents Can Help Encourage your child to be serious about the test. Try not to upset the child before the test, such as introducing family conflicts. Make sure your child gets a good nights sleep, at least 8 to 9 hours. Get your child off to a good start with a good breakfast.
Ways Parents Can Help See that your child attends school on the scheduled test days. Make sure your child arrives at school on time and is rested. Do not cause your child unnecessary stress regarding the test. Be positive! Finally, do not send your child to school if true illness is apparent.