What a great way to make test-taking relevant and understandable for kids! Test taking strategy poster for elementary school classroom. Traced a game controller so they can "TAKE CONTROL OF THE TEST". Might actually make test prep fun.
Candy Bar Elections
A mini unit to teach students about the election process (perfect with the upcoming election!) Students hold primaries and a general election while persuading their classmates to vote for the best candy in the "Chocolate" or "Chewy" parties.
Tips for Doing Well in the STAAR test This works for any reading test.
Thinking maps gone wild! I love this since we are a thinking map school
Test taking tips 5 days of test treats from the Test Fairy! Great to use during standardized testing week.
Test Taking Strategies
Test Taking Strategies - I would post this in my classroom to help alleviate performance anxiety during traditional assessments.
Grade with Miss Snowden: Teacher to teacher appreciation gifts.
Tales of the Grade Teacher: ISTEP Day 2 Treats & Sayings to Motivate Test Takers. A perfect way to break the ice for those with test anxiety! I was one of those and something to nibble on always helped!
First bulletin board of the year - Guess the reader: pictures of staff holding their favorite book in front of their faces. kids have to guess who's behind the book! (could also do students behind their favorite book!