The PARCC English Test: A Reflective Essay On State Tests

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There’s nothing more stressful to me than taking tests, especially state tests which are a graduation requirement for me. I’ve been waiting all year long for this test to come along, everything I’ve learned in most of my classes are meant to prepare me for theses tests. Do you ever wonder what it’s like to not know exactly how you feel? Well I know exactly how that feels. Both the PARCC and HSA gave me mixed emotions, at one point I felt ready, but once the days had finally arrived, I didn’t even know what was going on in my head. I felt ready to get it over with while wishing that it was the beginning of the year again so I could've had more time to prepare.Most students find tests, frustrating just like I do, it involves all types of mental breakdowns. The night before taking the test, I practiced new vocabulary words online and tried to solve some math problems I’ve never seen before.
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The PARCC English test insisted on writing essays about each certain readings.According to , “The PARCC tests measure whether students are meeting new, higher academic standards and are mastering the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their K-12 education and beyond.” Most people underestimate international kids just because English isn’t necessarily their first language. Their harsh opinions always motivate to do better in everything including state tests.They doubt us and try to make us feel lower than everybody else which why I’m extremely thankful for those who proves them wrong and tries to do their best in
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