Parents today don't have as much time as they'd like to help their kids with studying and homework. With Prima's 5 Minutes a Day series, even parents with limited time can give their children bite-size, on-the-run learning tips and tricks. In Better Test-Taking Skills in 5 Minutes a Day, you will find teaching strategies and learning activities that will help your child master test-taking in the car, at the dinner table, or anywhere else. Using everything from rhyme to rap, this friendly and interactive book provides fun, catchy ways to learn better test-taking skills for life!
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Table of ContentsAcknowledgments
1. Preparing for Classroom Tests: The Foolproof Study Plan
Hear What Will Be on the Test
Get Organized to Learn
Make the Teacher an Ally
2. Memory Tricks: How to Not Forget
Will the Real ROY G. BIV Please Stand Up?
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally
Birds of a Feather Flock Together
Connecting to the Familiar
3. Taking Classroom Tests: Getting the Extra Edge
You Mean There Are Rules to This Game?
Beat the Clock
Get More Answers Correct
The Process of Elimination
Mark the Best Answers
4. Test Question Types: How to Know Them and Beat Them
5. Is Teaching to the Standardized Test All That Bad?
Reading Comprehension Rescues
Learning Language Mechanics
Shedding Light on Language Expression
Super Spelling Strategies
Math Computation Miracles
Math Problem-Solving Marvels
Appendix A: Greek and Latinates
Appendix B: Homophones
Appendix C: Irregular Verbs
Appendix D: What Every Parent Should Know About Standardized Tests