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Test-Taking Strategies. A.P. U.S. History Mrs. Civitella. Study strategies + Test –Taking strategies Good Grades. The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #1. The Steps of the Test-Taking Strategy Step 1: Prepare to succeed Step 2: Inspect the instructions Step 3: Read, remember, reduce

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### Test-Taking Strategies

A.P. U.S. History

Mrs. Civitella

Study strategies

+ Test –Taking strategies

The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #1

The Steps of the Test-Taking Strategy

Step 1: Prepare to succeed

Step 2: Inspect the instructions

Step 5: Turn back

Step 6: Estimate

Step 7: Survey

The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #2

Step 1: to Succeed

P____ your name and ___________ on the test.

A____ time and ________ sections.

S___ affirmations.

S___ within 2 minutes.

The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #3

Step 2: I the instructions

R____ instructions carefully.

U________ what to do and where to respond.

N_____ special requirements.

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U________ What To Do

And W______ To Respond

Circle the letter next to the most appropriate choice.

Write “T” in front of statements that are true. Write “F” in front of statements that are false.

Make a “+” in front of statements that are true. Make “-” in front of statements that are false.

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Step 3: R____, R_______, R_____

Remember what you s______.

Reduce the c______.

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Step 4: A_____ or A______

Abandon the question for the moment.

The Test-Taking Strategy

Step 5: T___ Back

Turn Back to the questions that you abandoned and answer them.

Abandon the question for the moment.

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Step 6: E________

Avoid absolutes.

Choose the longest or most detailed choice.

Eliminate similar choices.

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Absolute Words

All No

Always None

Every Never

Only

Non-absolute Words

Few Most

Some Many

Seldom Often

Sometimes Usually

The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #9

Step 7: S_____

Survey to ensure all questions are answered.

Switch an answer only if you’re sure.

The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #1

The Steps of the Test-Taking Strategy

Step 1: Prepare to succeed

Step 2: Inspect the instructions

Step 5: Turn back

Step 6: Estimate

Step 7: Survey

The Test-Taking Strategy - Cue Card #10

I look for ways to use the Test-Taking Strategy everyday.

I believe that when I use the Test-Taking Strategy, I will be successful.

I believe that use of the Test-Taking Strategy will help me achieve my goal:

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I look forward to taking tests and using the Test-Taking Strategy.

I enjoy using “PIRATES” and showing what I know on tests.

I work through tests easily using “PIRATES.”

When I use the “Remember” step of “PIRATES,” answers come to me quickly.

I am a successful test-taker when I use “PIRATES.”

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• Generalization Instruction

Orientation Phrase

Activation Phase