Improve test scores on the major national standardized tests!Skills include reading, reading comprehension, language, listening, vocabulary, and math and math problem solving standardized assessments.
Core Skills: Test Preparation provides an authentic test-taking experience as well as refreshing basic skills, familiarizing students with test formats and directions, and teaching test-taking strategies for standardized tests. By using this series prior to test day, students will learn how to approach different types of questions and how to use time wisely. Prepared students will also be able to control their anxiety about a test and to keep their concentration high throughout the testing period.
Each lesson generally includes 1.) clear, concise directions, 2.) ''Try This'' - a skill strategy that helps students approach each exercise in a logical manner, 3) a sample to familiarize students with test-taking items, and 4) ''Think It Through'' - a specific explanation of the correct answer in the Sample item that tells why the correct answer is correct and why the incorrect answers are wrong.
Series Objectives: 1) increase awareness of test-taking strategies: time use, error avoidance, reasoning, and guessing, 2) increase awareness of directions, 3) increase awareness of content and skills, 4) increase awareness of format; 5) understand how the test is administered.
Unit tests and comprehensive tests.
6-book consumable workbook series
Bound-in answer key