PARENT GUIDE TO SAT-10 Test Dates: April 10th & 11th, 2012 (make-up 4/12 & 4/13) SAT 10 - Reading Comprehension and Mathematics: Problem Solving subtests – 1st and 2nd only. SESAT 2 – Kindergarten - Reading and Math It is critical that all students be present on the day of the test. The students will feel more comfortable in their own homeroom with their homeroom teacher.
SECOND GRADE READING SATTypes of text: •Literary • Stories, fables, fairytales •Informational • Science, Social Studies, material found in textbooks •Functional • Text about everyday life situations
TIPS TO HELP YOUR CHILD’STEST SCORES Read for at least 20-30 minutes a day. Get a good nights sleep the night before test day. Eat a nutritious breakfast before school. Bring a sweater! Make sure that your child is in school on testing dates. Encourage your child to listen carefully to all test-taking directions given by the teacher and to ask questions about any directions that are unclear. Encourage your child to do his/her best!!!!
EVERYDAY READING OPPORTUNITIES: Cereal Box Newspaper Fast food paper bag Phonebook Addressed & stamped envelope Recipe or easy mix boxes “Waiting room” magazine with educational emphasis Card or board game Book in Spanish Street signs & billboards
HELPFUL WEBSITES: www.explorereadingandmath.org (tonight’s presentation will be posted)Educational websites for primary grades: www.tickettoread.com www.riverdeep.dadeschools.net www.starfall.com Thank you for attending! If you have any other questions feel free to contact us.