MCAS Skills – Read … Draw!

The Math MCAS is not just about math. It’s also a Reading and Comprehension test. Browse through a past year Math MCAS test and you’ll see it’s 90% word problems. Words, comprehension, interpretation. The math part is not difficult, turning the word problem into math is, if a student doesn’t have the right skills. So what skills are required? Watch video below.

MCAS Open-Response Questions is also a challenge for students not used to explaining their thinking on paper. Watch video below for tips on getting full-score on Open-Response Questions:

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