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Sunday, April 14

  1. page Figurative Language edited Figurative Language for the Writing Section It's important that your students try to internaliz…

    Figurative Language for the Writing Section
    It's important that your students try to internalize a few pieces of figurative language they can use in any essays or stories.
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Friday, April 12

  1. page Tips for the WRITING section edited ... Writing Blanks.pdf {NJ ASK Writing Blanks.pdf} This includes a fabrication of the NJ AS…

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    Writing Blanks.pdf {NJ ASK Writing Blanks.pdf}
    This includes a fabrication of the NJ ASK Direction Sheets, Writer's Checklist, Planning Pages, and Writing Pages. Use these to get students comfortable to the space they are given on test day. See below for tips on what to do with that Writer's Checklist.
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    Students NEED to include a piece of figurative language in the opening paragraph. Review all past NJ ASK across grade levels and brainstorm ways to use figurative language in the introduction. For example, many writing tasks have students either create a character with a problem or address a problem through the Explanatory or Persuasive Task. How can they MEMORIZE a piece of figurative language to represent a problem?
    This problem is a like a shadow that follows you everywhere.
    Or, "This is a "shadow-that-follows-you-everywhere" type of problem.
    This problem is like a noose around our necks.
    Or, "This is a "noose-around-your-neck" type of problem.
    You know, the problem of this lost book is like a splinter. It may seem small but it hurts a lot!
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    Proficient Essay Transitions Chart.docx {Advanced Proficient Essay Transitions Chart.docx}
    Explanatory Prompts: Quotes and Universal Truths
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  2. page Tips for the READING section edited ... Paraphrasing Reading Questions (What is REALLY being asked) Guidelines for Answering Multiple…
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    Paraphrasing Reading Questions (What is REALLY being asked)
    Guidelines for Answering Multiple Choice Questions
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    Commonly Used NJ ASK Vocabulary
    Many of the words used in the questions on the NJ ASK are high-level vocabulary that may be unfamiliar to our students.
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    Practice the vocabulary terms on Quizletor Brainflips
    Play a similar version to this "I Have Who Has" vocabulary partner game {TestPrepVocabulary[1].pdf}
    Here is a great video that teaches 15 Commonly Used Test Words. It puts them in a real-world context.
    Folktales
    There is a high likelihood that the NJ ASK will include a folktale at each grade level. Here are some resources for review:
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  3. page Inspirational Videos edited ... The NJ ASK is like a death crawl. Just when you think you're finished, you have another sectio…
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    The NJ ASK is like a death crawl. Just when you think you're finished, you have another section to complete!
    Didn't like your score last year? Well, if you've never failed...
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    Ace this Test (Rap Song
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  6. page Inspirational Videos edited A Pep Talk from Kid President. BE THIS TEACHER! Cheering Works! The NJ ASK is like a death cr…

    A Pep Talk from Kid President.
    BE THIS TEACHER! Cheering Works!
    The NJ ASK is like a death crawl. Just when you think you're finished, you have another section to complete!
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  7. page home edited Welcome to the LMS NJ ASK Wiki! Here you will find all the resources you need to prepare your s…

    Welcome to the LMS NJ ASK Wiki! Here you will find all the resources you need to prepare your students for the NJ ASK. Please email me with requests for any of the original documents. Enjoy!
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Wednesday, May 23

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