And so starts the crazy TAKS week. I made up a sheet for my 9th graders and printed it on pretty paper and discusses each tip with them. So in addition to doing algebra/TAKS practice MTW, we will talk about calculator skills, and these test taking skills. And we will cross our fingers that everything will be okay.
One student shared with me that someone at church had walked up front and was in tears (a junior) and asked people to pray for her because this week she was taking her math TAKS. Oh my goodness, what have we come to with all this testing stress.
Anyway, here's what I handed out (on a 1/2 sheet front and back):