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TEST PREP - Twenty ELA Center or Homework Activities for Middle Grades
This test prep packet is ready for you to print and put in your language center or use for homework, reteaching, wall walks, and more. Includes twenty short focused activities on skills assessed on most state tests: capitalization, punctuation, grammar and usage, editing, combining sentences, spelling, using correct verbs, subject verb agreement, word choice, gerund phrases, homophones and homonyms, parts of a sentence, and reference skills.
Motivational Testing Notes for Students | State Testing Encouragement
STICK IT AND MAKE IT STICK! Do you want to encourage your students with positive notes at test taking time? Are you looking for unique ways to boost your student's motivation and confidence? These encouraging messages can be used during any time of year with any grade level in order to inspire your students to do their best on high stakes (or low stakes) testing.
Fake Humorous Test to Relieve Student Test Stress
This resource is intended to be a fun activity to help relieve student stress before a high-stakes test. Administer this fake test as if it were real and once students realize that it's not, ask them to generate their own ridiculous test questions. Have students take each others' “tests” or ask students to share out their best questions.
The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (e.g., one on characters, one on setting, etc). Each station has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answers. The question can be posted on the butcher paper or on the wall. Students must support their answers with evidence from the story.
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Each group had a cup filled with ten review questions based on what we've learned in math this year. The students worked together to solve the questions one at a time. If they got the right answer, they got to go place one of their sticky notes on the board. (Each team had their own color.) I only gave them four sticky notes total. If...