The night before the test… Be sure your child gets a good nights sleep.
The day of the test, make sure your child: Eats a nutritious breakfast. Comes to school! Arrives on time.
The day of the test remind your child to: Relax. Have a positive attitude. We will provide him/her with two pencils.
During the test remind your child to: Take his/her time. Follow along as we read each question.
During the test remind your child to: look at each answer CAREFULLY. Remember, there may be some TRICKY questions! Even if he/she knows the answer, still read the other options to avoid being fooled by the test tricksters!
During the test… Mark out (mentally) the questions you know are definitely not correct. Narrow down your answer and make your best choice.
If your child is stuck on a question remind him/her: Not to panic! Take a deep breath. Read it again.
During the math section… Your child may use a separate sheet of paper to work out the math problems. Remind him/her to draw pictures, make tally marks, or use whatever strategies that work best for him/her.
Your child should always double check his/her answers !
Do your best! And remind your child that… HE/SHE KNOWS THIS STUFF!!
Follow these tips and the CRCT will be… A piece of cake!