Preparing your 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students for state testing can sometimes feel boring, contrived, and frustrating. Teachers, however, are experts at turning boring things into engaging activities. Below are some of my favorite ideas from Pinterest to help you prepare and motivate your students for their state test.
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Review Games and Activities
Reviewing for the test can be fun. These review games and activity ideas from a variety of teachers can be adapted for any subject and are a great way to keep students motivated about the upcoming test!
Bubble Wrap Stress Release
Save up all that bubble wrap you get in your Amazon Prime boxes and give students a fun stress release on testing days!
Let students color their stress away! This is a fun and easy way to let students destress during testing season. You can find giant coloring posters like this on Amazon.
Test Prep and Motivation
This is a collection of ideas from a huge variety of teachers. Teachers learn best from each other, so learn from those who have gone through many years of state testing. Make sure your students are motivated and prepared for your state test with these ideas.
The time after testing but before the end of the school year is a great time to do things you didn't have time for earlier in the school year. Check out these ways to keep students engaged after testing and before the end of the school year!
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