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Practice Test

Students of Premium Members have access to a Practice Test feature for both spelling and vocabulary. When students click the Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test button or link, they are given the option of taking either a Practice Test or a Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test. Students can take Practice Tests as many times as they want, but the Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test can be taken only once (unless a retest is allowed by the teacher), and that is the grade that will appear under Test Results. Results for Practice Tests, including the score and any incorrect words, appear under Student Activity, which may be accessed by clicking on any username in the Students section.

Teachers can allow students to retake their Spelling Tests or Vocabulary Tests. To allow an entire class to retake a Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test for a particular list, click on the black gear icon in the Help box on the Test Results page and select the retest you wish to allow. To allow individual students to retake the test, click on the student's score under Test Results and select Allow Retest. Please note that when a retest is allowed, the Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test grade is removed from Test Results and the score may be viewed under Student Activity as a Practice Test.

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What is the difference between a Practice Test and a Spelling Test?

Students may take a Practice Test as many times as they wish. Scores (as well as any words missed) will appear under Student Activity, which may be accessed by clicking on any username in the Students section. A Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test may be taken only once*. These scores will be recorded under Test Results.

*You may disable this feature by clicking on the black gear in Help box in the Test Results section to open the Practice Test Settings menu. Turning Practice Tests off will allow students to take Spelling Tests and Vocabulary Tests multiple times, with the most recent results appearing under Test Results and results for previous attempts recorded under Student Activity.

Can a student retake a Spelling Test or Vocabulary Test?

Yes! You can allow a retake for the entire class by clicking the black gear icon at the top of the column for that particular list within Test Results, then selecting the retest you'd like to allow. To allow a retest for an individual student, click the student's score under Test Results and select Allow Retest. Please note that when a retest is allowed, the original Spelling or Vocabulary Test grade will be renamed as a Practice Test and the score will appear under Student Activity.

Can I print my whole class's grades for a Practice Test?

No - since scores for Practice Tests appear under Student Activity, rather than under Test Results, test reports may not be printed as a batch. To print a Practice Test Report for an individual student, click on the student's name or username in Student Activity, then click on the Activity name (Practice Test) for the list for which you'd like to print a test report.

 
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