Show the movie The Wizard of Oz before taking the test.
Discuss how BRAINS, HEART, and COURAGE are all important ideas for test taking strategies.
Put BRAINS, HEART and COURAGE notes on your students’ desks every morning of testing.
Encourage students to think positively by writing down positive ideas for test taking on the Rainbow Chains. Put the class testing chain somewhere special in your classroom. Have students walk by the Rainbow Chain as they head to the test taking area. This will help them think of positive things before testing.
Use the BRAINS, HEART and COURAGE acronyms to help ready them for test taking.
Send HOME the special test taking note
Make Rainbow Magic Candy (Skittles) Packs. Use the Rainbow Magic Testing Candy Labels.