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Career and Technical Education. Preparing for the WorkKeys Assessments Test-Taking Strategies. Getting Ready. Prepare all year long Include information in the course syllabus Instruct students in good test taking habits Offer practice questions throughout the year - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Career and Technical EducationPreparing for the WorkKeys Assessments Test-Taking Strategies

1Getting ReadyPrepare all year longInclude information in the course syllabusInstruct students in good test taking habitsOffer practice questions throughout the yearConsider the purchase of the WorkKeys Prep Package as a resource http://www.act.org/workkeys/practice/

WorkKeys Prep PackageApplied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information$5 for each prep packageEach package includesTest Taking TipsAnswer SheetTest DescriptionPractice TestAnswer KeyApplied Mathematics contains a Formula Sheet

Test Taking TipsPace yourselfListen to and read the directions for each test carefullyRead each question carefullyAnswer the easy questions firstUse logic in more difficult questions

Use logic in more difficult questions.

Test Taking TipsAnswer every questionReview your workBe precise in marking your answer documentErase completely

Classroom ActivitiesDevelop WorkKeys like questions as bell ringers and test questionsReview current exams and modify questions to provide practiceProvide practice in the classroomInventory suppliesPurchasing supplies and equipmentStudent organization accountingUse newspapers

Other Resourceshttp://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/WorkKeys/WK_ParentStudent_Brochure.pdf - Student and Parent Informational Brochure (offers WorkKeys test taking tips)www.teacherspayteachers.comUSA Today Presentation on Practice Reading Graphs

What is the title for this graph? USAs largest national parks

What organization provided the information for this graph? National Park Service

The five largest national parks in the USA are in which state? Alaska

How much larger is Gates of the Arctic than Delani? 2.4 million acres

Is the Gates of the Arctic park larger or smaller than 15 thousand acres? larger (8.4 million > 15 thousand)

Other ResourcesSimilar sample questions (ACT, SAT, COMPASS)ACT Website www.act.orgKey Train and Career Ready 101WorkKeys Preparing for the WorkKeys AssessmentContact Office of Career and Technical Education, Angie Fischer at 502-564-3238

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