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"On Trail" Test Taking Vocabulary Rap!
Click on the picture to review for high-stakes tests in style. This song teaches 15 test-taking vocabulary words commonly found on high-stakes tests (such as DCAS). You will review words like "infer," "compare" and "evaluate" with the story of a trial. Ron is on trial for stealing a car. Did he do it? Find out, and learn some test-taking vocabulary while you're at it.