LHS-Killough EOC Information

All you need to know for the upcoming EOC

EOC Dates

English I is March 30th

English II is April 1st

(Both tests are 5-hour tests)

Biology is May 6th

Algebra is May 7th

(Both tests are 4-hour tests)

Successful Testing Strategies (ask your child about these strategies)

  • Three passes
  • Tally marks
  • 2-finger bubbling check
  • Using the dictionary & thesaurus
  • Ask the teacher to read the prompt out loud
  • Using the calculator
  • Using accommodations (overlays, index cards, highlighters, post-its, earplugs, scratch paper, etc.
  • REMEMBER to use the skills you learned in English and tutoring.

Things to keep in mind at home

Students need to:

  • Review our EOC video & PPT on the website
  • Review the Eng Smore: https://www.smore.com/cn3uq-english-staar?ref=got_250_views_email
  • Get a good night's sleep
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Get to school on time
  • Feel healthy
  • Check out several books before the test
  • Dress in layers (we cannot control the individual room temperature)
  • Bring a blanket/pillow (they can sleep after the test)
  • Understand how to manage their time on the test. (5 hrs max.)
  • Know their "happy" place

What's Coming Up @ Killough

Mon 4/20--BLT

Wed 5/6--Biology EOC

Thur 5/7--Algebra EOC

Fri 5/8--Make up EOC

Week of May 11--Teacher Appreciation Week

Mon 5/11--AP Biology Test (8:00-12:00)

Tue 5/12--AP Spanish Test (12:00-3:30)

Thur 5/14--AP World History Test (8:00-12:00)

Fri 5/15--AP Human. Geography Test (8:00-12:00); Fantastic Farmer and Farmer Fest (12-3:30)

Mon 5/18-- BLT

Tue 5/19--9th PSAT (tentative)

Wed 5/20--Coffee Talk (11:30-12:30)

Thur 5/21-- AVID 9th Award Banquet

Fri 5/22-- Bad weather make up day

Mon 5/25--HOLIDAY

Thur 5/28--AVID 10th Award Banquet

Thur 6/4 and Fri 6/5-- Final Exams (due to bad weather make-up day)