Less #6 Types Of Tests

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Less #6 Types Of Tests

  1. 1. Types of Tests<br />Lesson #6<br />
  2. 2. Two Types of Test (Questions)<br />Subjective<br />Usually essay or brief answer type questions<br />Teacher requires particular information<br />May require a couple words or several paragraphs<br />In college, so many words or pages (if typed)<br />Objective<br />Require correct factual responses from 2 or more sources<br />
  3. 3. Subjective Test Samples<br />Short Essay<br />A phrase<br />A couple of sentences<br />Long Essay<br />Three sentences<br />Several pages<br />
  4. 4. Essay Tests Require You to…<br />Draw conclusions<br />Interpret info<br />Organize material<br />Express logical thinking<br />Evaluate problems<br />Analyze situations<br />
  5. 5. Essay’s Verb Clues<br />Help to organize your answer<br />Know the expectations of the teacher<br />
  6. 6. Sample Essay Verbs(Red words are additional)<br />Analyze<br />Separate into parts to “dissect” the whole<br />Classify<br />Organize & arrange by categories<br />Compare<br />Identify & explain differences between things<br />Contrast <br />Explain differences between things<br />
  7. 7. More Sample Essay Verbs<br />Define<br />Tell meaning of something<br />Describe <br />Give complete meaning & characteristics<br />Discuss<br />Look over all details & views of a certain topic or issue<br />
  8. 8. And Some More Verbs<br />Evaluate<br />Look at both sides of something & make a conclusion<br />Explain<br />Make something clear with reasons & causes<br />Illustrate<br />Clarify by using examples, comparing, or giving details<br />
  9. 9. Don’t forget these types<br />Prove<br />Give facts to support your statement(s)<br />Relate<br />Show the connection between things<br />State<br />Explain what a person believes & support with specific proof<br />Summarize<br />Write main points in a condensed form<br />
  10. 10. Objective Tests Samples<br />True/False<br />Sentence completion<br />Matching<br />Multiple-choice<br />Combo of any of the above<br />
  11. 11. Prep for Essay & Objective Tests<br />Read & review continuously<br />Record topics discussed in class<br />Choose topics to study<br />Study those chosen topics<br />Prepare study sheets on each topic<br />
  12. 12. More ideas for studying for essay tests<br />Read directions carefully<br />Look for key verbs to clue in what is wanted<br />Think about & plan your answer.<br />Make sure answer has intro, body, & conclusion<br />Watch out for multiple instructions. Do all things<br />State main points, then support with stats, examples, quotations, & other details<br />Schedule your time<br />Stick to the facts – no fluff to answers<br />Read through your answers. Is it what you meant?<br />There is an expected answer<br />

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