Put Thinking to the Test

Put Thinking to the Test

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Just as comprehension strategies have helped millions of students learn to read like proficient readers, they can also help students think like effective test takers. The authors show how students can use questioning, mental images, inferring, synthesizing, background knowledge, determining importance, and monitoring to understand the genre of tests and to think through the problems they are given. Instead of spending time on artificial and disconnected activities to cram for upcoming tests, students learn skills and strategies that will serve them throughout their school careers and beyond.These new questions became the catalyst for further study. ... As part of her weekly fifth-grade homework, Anneke was expected to write in her Nothing Book, a back-and-forth journal ostensibly designed to ... In history wea#39;re studying about colonies, and maps, and slavery. ... Chapter 1: Coming to Know Standardized Tests 13.

Title:Put Thinking to the Test
Author:Lori L. Conrad
Publisher:Stenhouse Publishers - 2008


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