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  • 1. Know it, Love It

2. Face it its the FCAT and its a fact of life. 3. What is FCAT? A little over ten years ago, the education Then, Tallahassee at the state level they thought about folks in decided that it and said, kids needed all Florida school to learn certain information in But how willscience, and writing. we know if they math, reading,And so was bornactually learned all that stuff They werethese standards the called teaching? Sunshine State Standards 4. Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 5. What does FCAT mean to you? Cool I get to take a nap.No sweat Im a genius. 6. The FCAT Scores you get now can affect you later onDetermine some classes you have in high school such as remedial reading. Stays on your school recordGive you entrance into Advanced and Honors Classes 7. Look at the chart to see which FCAT tests you will take depending on your current grade level 8. How do they grade FCAT Tests? FCAT tests can have three different types of questions with each worth varying points. Multiple Choice Short AnswerExtended Response1 pt. 1 to 2 pts. 1 to 4 pts.And you can earn partial credit for certain math problems that ask to show your work 9. As you can see, theres a small window of correct answers needed between each level. So, try hard on EVERY question. You may be closer than you think!. 10. How do they score the FCAT? After youve taken your FCAT tests, youll be given a scale score between 100 and 500. This number determines what your FCAT Level will be. 11. Most of you have heard about the FCAT Levels. Its a quick way to see how youre doing and if you need extra help. 12. But behind those Levels are details that will let you see exactly how close you were to reaching the next FCAT achievement level. 13. How can I improve my FCAT Score?Trust in yourself.I could list 101 ways to improve your FCAT score (and I will) but what counts most is that you trust in yourself to do the best work you are capable of. Because you are your own best student.. 14. Know its it, Glad Love It over. 15. The End.A Production by L. James Academic Coach 2011Disclaimer: The preceding was for informational purposes only and is no guarantee or assurance of credits or promotion