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Multiple Choice Strategies

100

What should you do the night before a test?
Go to bed early

100

What should you do first? A) read the passage B) read the multiple choice questions c) read the open response question
open response

100

How many paragraphs are you expected to write in the WRITING section?
5

100

Before you look at the answer choices, you should try and predict or solve the question. True or False
True!!

100

What should you try to do before you read the answer choices?
Try to solve/predict the problem before looking at the answers

200

What should you do the morning of the test?
Eat breakfast

200

When you read the open response to a passage, you should find the formula. What should the formula add up to?
4

200

Before you write, what are expected to do?
Plan! 4-square

200

What section should you complete first? Open Response or Multiple Choice
Open response

200

What words or phrases should you circle or highlight in a multiple choice question?
What the question is asking you (key words) and where to find extra information.

300

How can you decrease stress levels?
Leave the drama behind, take care of problems before you get to school, be prepared, etc.

300

When you read a multiple choice question, you should try and answer it before you look at the answer choices. True or False
True!!

300

What is one item you are graded on in the WRITING section?
answers will vary

300

Open response questions will usually have more than one part. When you answer the open response, what should you remember to do when writing your answer?
Label the correct section with 1, 2, etc.

300

Which statement is true? A) once you find the answer, circle it, and move on quickly to the next problem B) read all the answer choices before circling the answer
B

400

Instead of striving for ever student to be Advanced on the test, what are we striving for?
Improvement from last year (you are only competing against yourself)

400

What should you cirlcle or underline in a multiple choice question?
key words, what the question is asking you, where to find information

400

What are two items you are graded on in the writing section?
answers will vary

400

In the open response, you should show your work. True or False
True!

400

Why would you cross through answers in a multiple choice question?
you are eliminating choices, which will help you find the right answer

500

What are the advantages of scoring advanced or proficient on the test?
Parties, rewards, 6th grade EOC card, no lab classes in Junior High

500

When you answer the open response question you should write in paragraph/sentence form. True or False
False!!

500

Name the 4 types of writing styles that you may be asked to write.
Narrative Expository Descriptive Persuasive

500

You can use your calculator on the test. True or False
Trick Question- small section in which you cannot use your calculator

500

You only have 5 minutes left, you have 10 multiple choice questions left, what do you do?
Fill in all C's and THEN go back and try to answer the questions you may know.