ERIC Number: ED214154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for the Teaching of Test Taking Skills--Senior High.
Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, MD.
The information and activities in this guide are intended to help teachers provide senior high school students with assistance in test taking skills. The activities described in the guide focus on the development of positive attitudes toward testing, an understanding of the reasons for tests, and creating environments conducive to successful test taking. Sections of the guide discuss (1) the kinds of tests senior high school students take, including descriptions of specific, system-wide standardized tests like the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills; (2) teacher attitudes for effective instruction in test-taking skills; (3) the things teachers can do to prepare for test administration; (4) student preparation for taking tests; (5) a list of common key words used in essay questions, with explanations for advice on how to respond to them as directions. Appendixes contain samples of test answer sheets, a selected bibliography on tests and test wiseness, a school self-evaluation form for improving student test-taking skills, and a teacher check list on test administration and student preparation for taking tests. (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 006 575-577.