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Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3–8 provides a fun and engaging approach for developing effective test-taking skills in children. Chapters detail the coaching of test thinkers, test-reading strategies, and question–answer strategies.
Using various examples, planning guides, and models, the authors explain how to effectively help students prepare for different test formats, including:
Reading and analyzing texts
Writing from a prompt
The assessments highlighted in this book will empower students with the ability to choose, to think creatively and critically, and to gain better social skills along the way.
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Linda Denstaedt is an independent literary consultant who taught high school English for thirty-one years. She has co-directed the Oakland Writing Project for nine years, as well as authored various texts for reading and writing in middle school and high school. She lives in Clarkston, Michigan.
Judy Cova Kelly is an independent literary consultant with experience teaching higher education and elementary school. She is the co-director of the Monroe Writing Institute, which is a satellite of the Eastern Michigan Writing Project. She lives near Detroit, Michigan.
Kathleen Kryza is an international consultant for Infinite Horizons, which provides learning events for educators that advocates hands-on and practical strategies. Kryza is also a national presenter for the Bureau of Education and Research and the National Council of Teachers of English. She lives with her husband, cat, and dog in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
"Arming your students with this game plan will lead to victory on test day. These well-defined writing and reading strategies will positively impact students′ scores." (Cheryl Yocum, English Language Arts Consultant 2008-11-03)
"This book provides teachers with specific units for intentionally developing students′ ability to show what they know rather than show that they know how to take tests. It provides tools and information that make it easy for teachers to develop units based on their own state tests. By employing the strategies in this book, teachers will level the playing field for all our students and make high-stakes test taking a game of knowledge rather than a game of chance." (Mary McConnell, School Improvement Facilitator 2008-11-10)
"Every teacher must read this book and teach these strategies immediately. I am seeing awesome results in my students′ test scores, and they want more strategies. Learning is making sense to them! This book has changed my teaching." (Maria Hirsch, Language Arts Teacher 2008-12-11)
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