The Big Test

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Charlesbridge, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Mrs. Hartwell is preparing her class to take the Big Test. Knowing they have studied and are well-prepared, she helps the students practice how to sit quietly, fill in the bubbles, and follow the directions. She even instructs them on proper morning-of-the-test nutrition. As her students grow increasingly anxious about the Big Test, Mrs. Hartwell realizes she has to teach the most valuable test-taking skill of all: learning to relax!

This book is good for your brain because:
Strong picture/text support, plot and character development, changes from the beginning to end of the story

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User Review  - shazzerwise - LibraryThing

Test anxiety can be a real monkey on your back. I felt it as a child, and I've felt it as an adult. It stinks. What Julie Danneberg's book does it build up a good head of steam, and then releases it ... Read full review

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User Review  - sroslund - LibraryThing

Mrs. Hartwell’s class (who look to be about fourth- or fifth-graders, but never defined in the book) is getting ready for the big, end-of-the-year test. Mrs. Hartwell is doing everything she can to ... Read full review

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Mrs. Hartwell is preparing her class to take the Big Test. Knowing they have studied and are well-prepared, she helps the students practice how to sit quietly, fill in the bubbles, and follow the directions. She even instructs them on proper morning-of-the-test nutrition. As her students grow increasingly anxious about the Big Test, Mrs. Hartwell realizes she has to teach the most valuable test-taking skill of all: learning to relax!

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