Tips for matching tests

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Tips for matching tests

  1. 1. Tips for taking Matching tests<br /> www.teachingstudentsnow.com<br />
  2. 2. Tips for Taking Matching Tests<br />Matching questions are particularly effective for testing students’ knowledge of the following:<br />Terms and definitions <br />People and their contributions<br />Dates and important events<br />Numerical information<br />
  3. 3. Tips for Taking Matching Tests<br />
  4. 4. Tips for Taking Matching Tests<br />Read Directions Carefully<br />Directions for matching tests usually contain important information including if questions have one answer or more than one answer<br />If questions have more than one answer make sure you know how the answers are to be written ie.. Drawing lines, filling in answer sheets <br />
  5. 5. Tips for Taking Matching Tests<br />Read the column with the longest phrases first<br />To save time, read through the column with the longest phrases first<br />Read the shorter column to match the two<br />
  6. 6. Tips for Taking Matching Tests<br />Do the easy questions first<br />Do the questions that you know for sure first<br />If the answers are only used once then it reduces the number of choices to choose from<br />Try to visualize the information from your notes and book if you don’t know<br />Look for clues in grammar or tense<br />
  7. 7. Tips for Taking Matching Tests<br />If you are unsure of any answers, write a brief explanation of your answers in the margin of the test<br />Make sure when writing your explanation that you indicate the question your are referring to<br />

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