Helpful tips for ISTEP testing beginning next week

Several schools will be holding rallies Friday in preparation for next week's ISTEP test. The applied skills portion gets underway on Monday.

Kent Kolbow from Sylvan Learning Center joined 16 Morning News with some helpful testing tips.

    Night before ISTEP test:
  • Have a good dinner

  • Get all materials ready and organized

  • Get a good night's sleep (8-10 hours recommended)
  • Morning of ISTEP test:

  • Have a nutritious breakfast (healthy protein)

  • Make sure you have all of the materials you need

  • Get to school on time
  • ISTEP tips:

  • Underline important information

  • Answer all questions completely

  • Show all of your work to get full credit

  • Watch for "silly" mistakes

  • Pay attention to the time

  • Pace yourself
  • Reading/Language Arts tips:

  • Scan the questions being asked

  • Underline important words in prompt as reading

  • Use paragraphs and write neatly

  • Re-read your answer, check for mistakes

  • Pace yourself

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