I teach 6th and 7th graders. For most of them, 6th grade is the first time they have ever had to study for any test, much less a math test! To help them along, I created two things for my students, a “How to Study for a Math Test” checklist and a “Math Test Study Guide” foldable.
- Laminate the checklist and then have them create a pocket in their graph notebook to keep it in (so they hopefully don’t lose it).
- Assign the study guide for homework a couple of days before the test (it becomes a foldable).
- Foldable – Have them fold the study guide and glue it into their notebook once they are completely finished filling it out. They can decorate the cover if they like.
- Have in class and work time math help where we use their completed study guides.
This helps me help them!
For future tests I only have to print out the study guide.
I totally loved it! I am a fourth grade teacher and, even when I’ve been teaching for thirteen years, this is my first year teaching math in fourth grade. I spend many hours looking for ideas and that’s how I found this website. I will modify it a little bit for the younger students. Thank you!
Can I ask what the B and D stand for? At first glance I thought it was letter grades but that doesn’t make much sense…
B is beginning, D is developing, P is proficient. 🙂
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Love it! Definitely put in our math notebooks next year!!!
Thanks for sharing!
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