**Redhawk Test Prep Guide For Parents Students who are well versed in test content, familiar with the format of the assessment, and knowledgeable about test-taking strategies are more likely to do well in the testing environment. Students should review the meaning of the process verbs. **

***Analyze–to critically examine or compare the parts of something **

***Infer–to draw a conclusion based on information provided **

***Synthesize–to combine parts to make a new whole **

***Evaluate–to make a judgment based on evidence **

***Predict–to explain what will happen in the future based on past events **

**Assessment Formats Providing your child with multiple opportunities to practice standardized test formats (refer to the CDE links above) will prepare them for future assessments. Students who feel comfortable with the test format will be less likely to suffer from test anxiety. Practice is the best way to ensure success with regard to standardized testing. Test-Taking Strategies Talk about testing with your child - Be open and positive as you encourage them to take testing seriously. By discussing testing strategies and testing skills, you'll instill confidence in your child. Help your child to understand that their performance on the test will be at least partly influenced by their test-taking skills and preparation. **

**Helpful Links: **

**eGlossary Definitions to common math terms **

**Purple Math Review Modules **

**AlgeBasics Contains 16 sections of step-by-step worked out problems on algebraic concepts **

**Fishy Fractions Fraction review: Game style **

**How to Add & Subtract Fractions - tutorial and examples on adding and subtracting fractions with same and different denominators. Includes a practice game.**

**Visual Fractions Tutorial that models fractions with number lines or circles **

**Converting Numbers to Scientific Notation - Video tutorial from the Educational Channel. You can pause and replay the videos as needed. **

**Algebrahelp Algebrahelp is a collection of lessons, calculators, and worksheets created to assist students of algebra **

**Practice Using Percent Proportion Tutorial for three types of questions and practice problems. **

**Math.com Math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra **

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