Teaching Test-Taking Skills: Proven Techniques to Boost Your Student's Scores
By: Guinevere Durham (author) Paperback
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Dr. Guinevere Durham has spent 25 years researching, writing, and implementing a program that teaches test-taking skills to students. Teaching Test-Taking Skills is filled with strategies, techniques, and activities that have been proven successful in the classroom. It is practical, user-friendly, cost effective, and compatible with any curriculum. The test scores of students taught these skills are a true assessment of their potential.
About Author Dr. Guinevere Durham is a retired elementary principal with education and experiences as an elementary teacher, preschool director, mother, and grandmother.
Contents Part 1 Concepts Chapter 2 Test-Wiseness: What, When, Why, and How Chapter 3 The Five Categories of Tests Part 4 Computation Chapter 5 Construction of Test Items Chapter 6 Weekly Format and Sample Lesson Plans Part 7 Application Chapter 8 Techniques: Format Familiarity Chapter 9 Following Directions Chapter 10 Guessing: Narrowing Selection to Two Choices Chapter 11 Guessing: Judging Answers Chapter 12 Working Backwards Chapter 13 Key Words Chapter 14 Selecting Multiple-Choice Answers Chapter 15 Pacing Chapter 16 Math: Key Words, Reading Signs, Estimating Chapter 17 Comprehension Chapter 18 Sequencing Chapter 19 Spelling Chapter 20 Maps, Graphs, Tables, and Charts Chapter 21 Social Studies, Science, and Reference Skills Chapter 22 Techniques: The Emotional Factor Chapter 23 Writing Part 24 Stop Chapter 25 Everyone's Role: Teacher, Parent, Student Chapter 26 Wind Down and Wrap Up Chapter 28 Appendix A: Definitions of Testing Terms Chapter 29 Appendix B: Sample Test Answer Sheet Chapter 30 Appendix C: Game Chart Chapter 31 Appendix D: Rules for Taking Tests Chapter 32 Appendix E: Suggested Weekly Lesson Plan Chapter 33 Appendix F: Daily Lesson Plan Chapter 34 Appendix G: Definitions of Test Directions Chapter 35 References
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