Test Taking Tips

Test Taking Tips for Elementary School Children:
Before the test…
√ Get plenty of rest.
√ Eat a nutritious breakfast.
√ Wear comfortable clothes.
√ Arrive to school on time.
Stress-Busting Strategies:
√ Slow down and relax.
√ Take slow, deep breaths.
√ Close your eyes and think positive thoughts like “I can do this.”
During the test…
√ Pay attention to directions.
√ Mark your answers in the right place.
√ Read all directions carefully and take your time.
When you finish the test…
√ If you have time, go back and review your answers.
√ Check to see that you have answered every question.