Following descriptions of the tests, basic rules of test-making illustrated by the four tests are given; these are: (1) have the purpose of the test clearly in mind.(2) make a careful plan for the test questions; (3) if test is mainly diagnostic in a basic skill area, prepare at least 10 questions (preferably more) for each subtest used; (4) to find out how well the class has mastered a particular unit of study, make a test which parallels the work in class, and (5) to rank a selected group of students in order of their achievement, the questions hould be on "critical" points of learning.
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The plans and procedures used by four teachers in making good tests are presented, and examples are given to serve as guides.
The four tests are: An Objective Achievement Test on Fifth-Grade Arithmetic; An Essay Test to Measure a Special Ability in Eighth-Grade American History; A Tenth-Grade Biology Test Especially Designed to Rank Students in Order of Ability; and A Twelfth-Grade English Test for Diagnosing Common Errors in Usage and Spelling.
Forgive yourself for being rude to your superiors, your friends, your parents, or your siblings.
Don’t think negative thoughts about yourself for taking wrong steps or making wrong decisions.
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This point may sound like stating the obvious; but, in my experience, answering the wrong question is the biggest cause of a disappointing exam result.2. In an introduction to an essay you should offer a short, concise summary of the main points to be raised. Introductions go wrong when students go into too much detail, and then repeat their arguments in the main body of the text.
Generally speaking, it is advisable to start off with short sentences, rather than complex sentences.