Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins

Topic: Test Taking Strategies

Grade Level: 4, 5, 6

Brief Description: Students will learn some test taking strategies and create a comic to demonstrate their understanding.

Know Before You Start: This is a great lesson to present before a big test.


  • Read and discuss the sample comic.

    • What test taking strategies do you use? 

    • Do they work?

  • Write student answers on the board, adding in any that they missed.


  • Using the sample comic as a guide, have students create a 3-panel comic showing test taking strategies that they'll use when taking a test. 


  • Have students share their comics with a peer.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to work in pairs or groups as needed.
  • Provide printout of the sample comic for student reference.