standardized tests each year, we discuss strategies that can help students feel
more prepared. They have mastered the academic skills, but need test-taking
strategies and confidence.
Each year we create “LEARN” acrostic poems where students
highlight important test-taking tips. Each student also makes an alphabet
bracelet with the word “LEARN” that they can wear during the test for a
confidence boost. We’ve also used “EFFORT” in previous years.
Finally, I get a big piece of bulletin board paper and write
“OUR TEST PLEDGE” across the top.
Students write important test strategies they’ll use during the test and
then sign their names. We hang the banner outside our door for students to see
This freebie is part of Manic Monday!