Test Preparedness
VOCABULARY
Author’s Craft/Strategies
Testing strategies
Reading and writing Strategies
100
A boy stays up till 10 watching TV the night before the ELA State test is he prepared.
No he should have use some time at home reviewing his test prep handout.
100
The big idea or main points. Not a summary of events!
Central/Main idea
100
The author’s use of language to create a vivid picture in the reader’s mind.
Imagery
100
What can you do while reading the text to ensure you understand what is happening in th e text.
Annotate
Underline, Circle, Star, Hashtag 
100

The R in RACE stands for 

Restate, which means you write the question or prompt as a statement 

200

Jamie goes to bed at 930, reads his test prep handout. In the morning he gets to school right after breakfast is over, so does not get to eat. Why isn’t Jamie fully prepared for the test.

Jamie didnt get to eat breakfast 

200
To make an idea, impression, or feeling known or understandable to someone
Convey
200
A comparison using like or as
Simile 
200

How can you ensure you read the text with focus

Reading the multiple choice questions before you read the text 

200

What are some ways you can begin an essay?

With a quote from the text.

With humor

Strong opinion about the topic.


Question
300
True/False - 
All testing much be done by 6th period so you can get lunch and your free period outside.
False do not worry about lunch take all the time you need to complete test
300

The person talking in the text, or using "I". 

narrator or 1st person

300
An object that stands for something more than itself 
Symbolism 
300
A sentence from the text that support my inference is?
Quote
Textual evidence 
Detail
300

It is NOT ok to write “I think” in your response!! What should you write instead when writing your inference?

It is evident that

It is clear that
An inference that can be made is,
400

What days will your ELA State Test be on?

Tuesday April 19th

Wednesday April 20th

400

A change, or consequence of an action, or cause; 

Cause and _________

Effect

400

Two or more characters having a conversation. 

Dialogue
400
When should you annotate he text?
The second time you are reading it
400

True/False

It’s alright to leave questions blank on my test if I do not know the answer.

False! Always try, it better than blank/nothing.

500

Explain the procedure for testing days.

You report to your first hour, and wait on announcements.

You must use the bathroom before the test, have a charged chrome book and be on time to school. 

500

To sum up the main points of a text so that it is shorter.

Summarize

500

The last step in the writing process, distribute and give to teacher...

Publish

500
Break down wat you need to do when answering a short response
RIDD
Have TWO details(quotes)
Write This shows for both details 
500
You must have a concludng paragraph in your essay (long response), how should you start this paragraph? 
In conclusion,
To sum up,
All in all,
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