Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18To do well on any test, you must be prepared. You also need to be a smart test taker. Step Ace the Test 5 Test PrepTips Do a“mind dump” As soon as I get my test, I write anything I want to remember at the top (names, dates, memory cues, etc.). Make a plan Before I start, I quickly look over the test and decide how much time to spend on each section. Don’t get stuck on difficult questions I put a dot next to any answer I’m not sure of. After I’ve gone through the test, I go over these again. Check all answers I check my answers—I may have made a careless mistake. Test Day – Do you do these things? Pay close attention in class the day before a test Teachers will often go over information you need to know. Study your class notes thoroughly Your notes are your best test prep resource! Review textbook material Make sure that you know the meanings of all the words in bold and italic print. Study handouts and review sheets If your teacher gave you a handout or review sheet, study it until you know everything on it. Then use it to come up with questions that might be on the test. YES NO Have any NOs? If so, try doing them the next time you have a test. 14