ERIC Number: ED214151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Teaching of Test Taking Skills-Grade Three. Revised Edition.
Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, MD.
The information and activities in this guide are offered to teachers who want to help their third grade students develop test taking skills. The introductory sections of the guide discuss test wisdom, the characteristics of third grade students, the teacher's role in testing programs, elementary words and terms, directional words and phrases for written assignments, a breakdown of the Dolch Basic Word List by educational levels (preprimer through grade three), and do's and don't's of test taking for third grade students. The bulk of the guide contains teacher notes and lesson plans for practicing test taking techniques. The lesson plans include work on test vocabulary, using test answer sheets, types of test questions (such as true-false, completion, word set relationships, and multiple choice), practice in recognizing printed mistakes, reading comprehension, and skimming reading materials to find key words. Also included in the guide are samples of answer sheet forms, supplementary exercises for functional reading, and a list of references. (RL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Note: For related documents see CS 006 576-578.