This product is a must have for state test preparation. It can be used for middle school children and caters to an underserved area, TEST COMPREHENSION.
Teach your students to be confident and understand tests through keywords and phrases, skills, and strategies all in one chart, the TEST MASTER KEY.
The Test Master Key was made through analysis of different question stems and test items. Teachers are to teach alongside the Test Master Key for it consists of skills students should have acquired throughout the year. In this pack, you will find:
1. Teacher Directions
2. Student directions for the Test Master Key
a. The students are to be given the directions and have them gone over in class together. Extensive modeling is required. If you need to adopt a more extensive model for the students please do so ahead of time.
3. Test Master Key
a. The Test Master Key’s layout consists of three columns. The first is for the keywords and phrases that can be found in the test items. The second is of the overall skill (which is a more generalized, direct wording of a standard for the student to understand). The third is the strategies/questions which are the same guiding/scaffolding questions that are used in class but are placed in the chart so the students can prompt their own thinking.
4. Scratch Paper Layout- students are often given scratch paper on tests this gives them a layout to adopt for their own scratch paper.
5. Example test item
6. Model of Scratch Paper Layout using Test Item