Prepare for Digital Testing with Resources

Prepare for Digital Testing with Resources

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Decipher Literal v. Inferential Reading Questions

Decipher Literal v. Inferential Reading Questions

There is a direct relationship between a question asked about a reading passage and the type of answer required. When students don’t understand this, they spend time looking for answers they aren’t going to find and guessing at answers that are literally...
Remind and Encourage with Test-Prep Bumper Stickers

Remind and Encourage with Test-Prep Bumper Stickers

Bumper stickers are a fast, fun way for students to communicate encouraging sentiments and prepare for standardized testing. Teacher Pam Addison at Eaton Elementary School (Eaton, IN) had her fifth graders write last-minute reminders and words of encouragement to...
Apply Principles of Question-Answer Relationship

Apply Principles of Question-Answer Relationship

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