C over the answers.

R ead the question carefully.

  • Highlight the important words.

    "I am underlining "signed" because this is what the question is looking for. The word "where" is underlined because I need to choose the answer that tells where."

    Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?

  • Put the question in your own words.

    "They want to know the town and state where the Declaration of Independence was signed."

  • Remember where you saw the answer in your text or notes.

"I remember making a flashcard for this question. The answer on the flashcard was Philadelphia, Pennsylvania."

A nswer the question without looking at the choices.

"I know that the answer is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania."

M atch your answer to one of the given choices.

"I know the answer is a. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania."



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