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# Interactive video lesson plan for: Test Prep Song: Math Test Taking Skills

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Numberock Songs Appropriate For:
UK Equivalent
Year 4 - Year 6 KS2 Maths

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Useful for those:

1. Preparing for End-of-Year PARCC EXAMS in USA

2. Applying to England Grammar School in Year 3, Year 4, or Year 6
and needing to pass your 11 (ELEVEN) PLUS maths exam

3. Taking any test that requires non-verbal reasoning

4. Students in the UK preparing for "Key Stage 2" Maths or KS2 Exams in Logic & Arithmetic as mandated in National Curriculum

5. For those taking the Iowa Test of Basic Skills in Mathematics

6. Taking Standardized Tests in Canadian Provinces as dictated by EQAO, BCSTA, SLA, PAT, PCA, or FSA.
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LYRICS:

Maintain your highest level of concentration!
Follow through each problem with determination!

Keep in mind a problem’s never done
Until it’s checked with the inverse operation!

Carefully read the question that’s written;
Deeply consider the choices you’re given.

Underline the important information;
Drawing pictures can clarify the situation.

If it’s multiple choice, use estimation
To narrow down the choices through elimination.

When you think you’ve found the solution,
Check your work with the inverse operation.

If you subtracted, check it with addition.
If you multiplied, check it with division.

See if you get back - back to where you started;
If not, try again; and don’t be brokenhearted!

When answering a question, always label the unit;
is it a length, an area, or is it cubic?

And label what each number means:
It could represent cupcakes or football teams.

Or, if it’s money, label it with a dollar sign:
To the left draw an S and a vertical line.
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