Families play ‘Who Wants to be a Writer?’

Feb 14th, 2013

LAKE WALES – Polk Avenue Elementary families gathered last week (Feb. 6) for a fun family night focused on FCAT testing resources and strategies for students.

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After an overview from teachers about what to expect on the FCAT Writes test at the end of February, children and adults played “Who Wants to be a Writer?” based on the popular game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”


PHOTO #1: Fourth grade teacher Sydney Mercado (standing, back to camera) read the question on the screen, while audience members in the school’s Media Center discussed possible answers.

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Later, audience members played a game of “Jeopardy!” about test information and strategies. Parents and students worked together (PHOTO #2 and PHOTO #3) to learn information about the FCAT tests.



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