What do you think is the most important skill for success in tests?
MAP is a standardized test that measures academic progress in math, reading, and language arts. MAP tests are taken by students in grades K-12 to measure their academic growth over time. Preparing for MAP tests includes studying for each subject, practicing test-taking strategies, and managing stress levels.
MAP Prep for 8th Grade Students
MAP Prep: An assessment used to measure the academic progress of 8th grade students in the areas of Math, Reading, and Language Arts. Standardized Assessment: A test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or “standard”, manner. RIT Score: A score that is used to measure students’ achievement and growth over time. The score is based on a range of numbers, with higher numbers indicating higher levels of achievement.
Recall: In your own words what is a service animal?
Recall: Are service animals protected legally?
Name types of service dogs for example a guide dog
How did the speaker get Evie?
What are some benefits of having a service animal?
"A really good quality agency will actually interview you to the point that you feel uncomfortable sharing details with them, because they want to understand absolutely the minutiae of your lifestyle," [Rose] Reif [a rehabilitation counselor] says. "Then they're going to tell you, 'OK, this is the one dog we have that's your match.'"
Read the excerpt from Source 7
Which word from the excerpt provides the best context to understand that the word minutiae means "minor or insignificant events"?
- A. Details
- B. Quality
- C. Interview
- D. Uncomfortable
After reading Source 7, a student would like to research careers to determine what is involved in pursuing dog training as a job. Which question would best guide the student's research?
- A. Which organizations train the most animals?
- B. Where can a person donate to dog training programs?
- C. How many years does it take before a dog is fully trained?
- Is a college degree required to become a guide dog trainer?
Would you be open to service animals in your schools?
Work together in pairs: What strategies do you use when answering questions?
Work together in pairs: What is one strategy you can use to help you successfully complete the tests?
Brain break: Draw a panda eating pizza in space surrounded by shooting stars.