Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3-8
A Practical Guide for Teaching Test Preparation
Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3–8 provides a fun and engaging approach for developing effective test-taking skills in children. Chapters detail the coaching of test thinkers, test-reading strategies, and question–answer strategies.
Using various examples, planning guides, and models, the authors explain how to effectively help students prepare for different test formats, including:
Reading and analyzing texts
Writing from a prompt
The assessments highlighted in this book will empower students with the ability to choose, to think creatively and critically, and to gain better social skills along the way.
Linda Denstaedt is an independent literary consultant who taught high school English for thirty-one years. She has co-directed the Oakland Writing Project for nine years, as well as authored various texts for reading and writing in middle school and high school. She lives in Clarkston, Michigan.