ERIC Number: ED214153
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
The Teaching of Test Taking Skills, Grades 7 and 9.
Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, MD.
The information and activities in this guide are offered to teachers who want to assist junior high school students in developing test taking skills. The introductory sections discuss test wisdom, give advice to teachers about testing, provide tips to students on test taking skills, offer practice sheets on completing test forms, and define vocabulary that is commonly found in tests (such as summarize, compare, contrast, and characterize). The remainder of the guide contains lesson plans for teaching the following test taking skills: (1) recognizing printed mistakes and spotting errors; (2) differentiating proper and improper language usage; (3) categorizing; (4) skimming and finding the main idea; (5) answering specific types of questions, such as true-false, completion, matching, and multiple choice; and (6) utilizing time effectively. A list of skills for taking foreign language tests, answer keys to the lessons, samples of answer sheets, and a list of references are also provided. (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 006 575-578.