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Author: Gary R Gruber
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Inc., ©2008.
Series: Gruber's Essential Guide To ...
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A must for parents helping their children understand the important thinking strategies in all test-taking areas, Gruber's Essential Guide to Test Taking: Grades 6-9 helps them realize their child's true potential.
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Gruber, Gary R.
Gruber's essential guide to test taking, grades 6-9.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Inc., ©2008
(OCoLC)166872767
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary R Gruber
ISBN: 9781402220654 1402220650 1282063782 9781282063785
OCLC Number: 299054382
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction to parents --
A word about the psychology of working with your child --
What parents should know about standardized tests --
Four general test-taking skills --
Verbal strategies --
Analogies --
Analogy strategy : always put analogies in sentence form --
Most common types of analogies --
Practice exercises and explanatory answers --
Vocabulary --
Vocabulary strategy 1 : learn prefixes and roots --
Vocabulary strategy 2 : learn suffixes --
Essential word list for grades 6, 7, 8, 9 --
Sentence completions --
Sentence completion strategy 1 : try all of the choices --
Sentence completion strategy 2 : look for clues and key words --
Sentence completion exercises and explanatory answers --
Reading comprehension (two strategies) --
Reading passages, questions, and explanatory answers --
Writing ability --
Spelling --
Punctuation and capitalization --
Grammar and correct usage --
Choosing the right word --
Diction, style, and sentence structure --
Logic and organization --
Math strategies --
A note to parents --
Basic math strategies --
Math strategy 1 : know how to approach solutions to math questions --
Math strategy 2 : use math symbols for words --
Math strategy 3 : know when and how to approximate --
Math strategy 4 : Reduce or simplify before calculating --
Math strategy 5 : start with last choice when testing choices --
Math strategy 6 : you don't always need a complete solution.
Series Title: Gruber's Essential Guide To ...
Other Titles: Essential guide to test taking, grades 6-9
Responsibility: Gary R. Gruber.

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A must for parents helping their children understand the important thinking strategies in all test-taking areas, Gruber's Essential Guide to Test Taking: Grades 6-9 helps them realize their child's true potential.

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