Education Technology

Mississippi MSA Middle School Practice Exam - Grade 8 Science

Published on 10/19/2006

Activity Overview

Students will use this LearningCheck™ item bank to prepare for the MSA exam.

Before the Activity

Using LearningCheck Creator Software preview and select questions from one of the practice exams. For directions on using Item Banks, view the attached PDF.

Make sure the LearningCheck App is on all student calculators.
After you have selected questions, transfer the LearningCheck EDC files to student calculators using one of these methods:

  • LearningCheck "send to device" feature with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
  • TI Connect™ , a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
  • TI-Navigator™ "send to class" feature (required method for TI-73 users)
  • During the Activity

    This activity is intended as a learning review. Students may work alone or in small groups to answer the questions. You may wish to circulate the room to answer students' questions.

    After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.