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General Tips for Better Scores in TAKS

  1. Read the exam directions from practice TAKS tests. Browse them during the actual TAKS test and use the time saved during the TAKS test to work on questions.
  2. Develop positive attitude and get plenty
  3. of rest before the TAKS test. Clear mind will let you think better and faster.
  4. Take practice TAKS tests so that you will not be surprised with the type of questions or the difficulty level.
  5. Answer easy questions and questions based on concepts familiar to you. Mark skipped questions in your exam book so you can quickly return to them later.
  6. Mark only one answer per question.
  7. Guess or approximate to see if you can eliminate at least one or more choices.
  8. Read the questions and directions in the TAKS test carefully. Pay attention to the keywords.
  9. Skip any question if you haven't the faintest idea about the answer. You don't lose points. Wasting too much time on it may leave you with little time to do remaining questions.
  10. Don't spend too much time on any one question. Practicing with Sample TAKS tests and timimg yourself will help you judge this ability.
  11. Practice, practice, practice!
  12. Don't change an answer unless you're sure you made an error.
  13. Read the words in the question carefully. Be sure to answer the question asked and not the question you recall from a practice test.

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