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By Mr. Sims, First Grade Teacher

By Mr. Sims, First Grade Teacher

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  • 1.  
  • 2. CRCT Requirements :
    • The state of Georgia requires that all students in grades 1 – 5 take the CRCT in the following areas: Reading, Language Arts and Math.
  • 3. Subject Areas to be Tested by Each Grade Level N/A N/A Social Studies N/A N/A Science Math Language Arts Reading 5th Grade 4th Grade 3rd Grade 2nd Grade 1st Grade
  • 4. CRCT Testing Dates
    • Grades 1 – 2
    • April 16, 17, and 20, 2009
    • Grades 3 – 5
    • April 16-17 and 20-22, 2009
  • 5. How is the CRCT scored in Reading ?
    • Reading (GPS)
    • Grades 1 – 5
    • *Below 800 - Level 1
    • (Does Not Meet)
    • *800 – 849 - Level 2
    • (Meets)
    • *850 or Above - Level 3
    • (Exceeds)
  • 6. How is the CRCT scored in Math ? Mathematics (GPS) Grades 1 – 5 *Below 800 - Level 1 (Does Not Meet) * 800 – 849 - Level 2 (Meets) *850 or Above - Level 3 (Exceeds)
  • 7.
    • What can you do to help your child?
    • *Website
    • *Test Taking Tips
  • 8. Did you Know …
    • There is a website that your child can log on to practice for the CRCT. He/she can practice at home or at the local public library.
    • www.georgiaoas.org
    • Logon: GTDI number
    • Password: student
  • 9. Test Taking Tips for Elementary Students:
    • *Relax. Just do the best you can.
    • *Your first choice is usually correct. Don’t change an answer unless you have a good reason to do so.
    • *Read the question and all answer choices carefully before choosing an answer.
    • *Rule out answers that don’t make sense.
    • *Be aware of key words such as “all”, “now”, “always”, “never”, “only”, and “exactly”.
  • 10. Test Taking Tips Continued:
    • *Watch for negative words like “not”, “no”, and “never”.
    • *Words that are CAPITALIZED, underlined , or bold are important words.
    • *Look for information in some of the questions. This information may help you answer other questions.
    • *Make sure you have an answer marked for EVERY question.
  • 11. How to help your child prepare for testing:
    • *Make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep before a test.
    • *Maintain a pleasant home environment and avoid conflicts.
    • *Make sure your child has taken any needed medication.
    • *Make sure your child has his/her glasses or hearing aids.
    • *Make sure your child is present during testing.
  • 12. How to help your child prepare for testing continued:
    • *Get your child to school on time.
    • *Wish your child good luck every day.
    • *Remind your child that the test is important and to do his/her best.
    • *If the test is on a subject you can review, go over it with him/her.
    • *Remind your child to listen carefully to instructions from the teacher and to read the directions and each question carefully.
  • 13. How to help your child prepare for testing continued:
    • *Use your time wisely. Don’t get stuck on a question. Make the best guess possible and move on.
    • *Tell your child to answer every question.
    • *Encourage them to stay focused.
    • *Reassure your child that tomorrow is a new day and to stay positive.

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