Bring two sharpened, soft-lead number two pencils with you to the test. Make sure they have good erasers.
Bring a sharpener with you. Eat a good breakfast the morning of the test. Avoid eating sugary foods.
High-protein foods like scrambled eggs are often best for aiding concentration and minimizing fatigue. Have you checked your scholarship matches recently?
Visit the bathroom minutes before the test. Do not drink water or other beverages for an hour before the test, as a full bladder will affect your concentration. Do not pull an all-nighter cramming before the test. A lack of sleep will affect your performance.
If you start getting anxious, take slow deep breaths. Smart people know to use all available time to double-check their work. Calculate the amount of time you have to answer each question and avoid getting bogged down on any one question. Sample test questions come from previously administered tests and will not be used on future tests. More sample questions with answers are available online through the California Department of Education.
The goal in California is to have all students perform at the proficient or advanced level. Each question page has a print icon at the top right. English—Language Arts questions are best printed in landscape mode.
New Edition Collins Easy Learning. Download the PDF from here. For Standardized Tests" series help you do just that. Great Grammar Lessons that Work by Lee Karnowski From understanding parts of speech to learning from favorite authors to editing away grammar glitches, this guide helps students discover how language works. They are very useful for familiarizing students with analogies on standardized tests.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jun 27, Barkshire Woods rated it liked it. Has practice tests in it and explains a little about Terra Nova scores and testing in general.
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