Tips on taking a short anwer test97

111 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
111
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Tips on taking a short anwer test97

  1. 2. Short Answer <ul><li>Short answer questions help evaluate a students’ understanding of concepts and are more subjective </li></ul>
  2. 3. Short Answer <ul><li>Be sure to understand what the question is asking you </li></ul><ul><li>Underline key words and phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Break complex or long directions into smaller parts </li></ul>
  3. 4. Short Answer <ul><li>Look for Clues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at the grammar and tense of the questions for clues to the answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other questions on the test may provide contextual clues </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Short Answer <ul><li>Don’t over analyze the questions </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the blanks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes the size of the blank spot ________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>may be a clue to answer in terms of the number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or length of the paragraph or answer </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Short Answer <ul><li>Think of the type of information your teacher is requesting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the instructor looking for a technical term, a person, a number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When two items are compared is the instructor looking for a term that increases, decreases, less, more, etc.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does your instructor what you to describe, define, illustrate or summarize </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Short Answer <ul><li>Over Answer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you think that both answers are correct write both down with a brief explanation in the margin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you have time write more than the directions tell you to do </li></ul></ul>

×