Obtain a copy of a practice test by asking a teacher or someone on the instructional team.
The practice test should be similar to one that the student will take in the near future.
Test-taking Strategies Checklist
|Check to indicate “yes”
|Did I read the test instructions carefully?
|Did I skim the test to see how many and what kind of questions were on it?
|Did I predict long it would take me to complete the test?
|Did I read each question carefully?
|Did I guess on questions I didn’t know the answers to?
|Did I move on if a question took so much time it might keep me from finishing the test?
|Did I go back over the test to finish questions I had trouble answering and to review my other answers?