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!

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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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About the author (2011)

Julie Danneberg is the author of several books for children, including FIRST DAY JITTERS, FIRST YEAR LETTERS, LAST DAY BLUES, COWBOY SLIM, and FAMILY REMINDERS. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

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