I've taught my students strategies; why won't they use them? I created these slides hoping some humor might give them the nudge they needed to remember to use strategies as they work independently.
This mentions three strategies: read the questions first, record your thoughts while you read, and check your work.
This is a pdf file. If you're interested in an ActivInspire filpchart file that you can edit, check this out: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/testing-motivator-and-reminder-Sad-Kitty-629265