Preparing Middle & High School Students for Standardized Tests
Proven Strategies and Tips From Teachers Across the Country
- Grades: 6–8, 9–12
Whether you're coaching middle schoolers for their first state-mandated science assessment, helping English Language Learners master writing a five-paragraph essay for a national language arts test, or prepping seniors for an all-important state graduation exam, there's no escape from standardized tests. In response to the huge effort standardized test prep demands of middle and high school teachers, Scholastic has developed a series of articles on preparing students for standardized tests. Read on for hands-on tips and ideas you can put to immediate use.
Related Resources for Test Prep Across All Grade Levels:
This guide to Bloom's Knowledge Taxonomy will help you challenge students with critical thinking questions during class discussions and on chapter and unit tests throughout the year.
This article features advice suggested by secondary-school teachers who know how to help their students succeed.
Pass these test-taking strategies to your students to maximize their ability to perform well on standardized tests.
Reduce test anxiety without understating the importance of achievement by posting encouraging morning news bulletins and scheduling tests in a supportive manner.