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Barron's Pre-GED

Koch, Mark (Book - 2012 )
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Reading -- provides a foundation in comprehending types of documents and passages cited in the GED reading test: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. Social Studies -- reviews key concepts and topics in U.S. history, government, world history, geography, and economics. Science -- presents the vocabulary used in the world of science and offers basic scientific concepts pertaining to life science, earth and space science, and physical science. Mathematics -- presents examples and instruction on specific math concepts, and offers strategies for solving word problems; includes instructions for using a calculator, special test format questions, and graphic material. Writing -- offers instruction and practice in sentence structure, verb usage, and paragraph organization, as well as step-by-step lessons on effective essay writing. Designed to meet the needs of students of all ages who are assessed below the high school level. Passages and exercises are specifically targeted for lower-level readers while focusing on higher order thinking skills. Key concepts and vocabulary are presented across the content areas along with thinking skills and graphic materials. Before and after each study unit, students will find a test. The first test is a brief diagnostic, and the concluding tests helps students measure what they have learned as they progressed through the unit. All test questions come with answer explanations for self-scoring and review.
Authors: Koch, Mark
Title: Barron's pre-GED
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2012
Characteristics: xi, 899 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mark Koch, Catherine Bristow, Karen Miller
Notes: Includes index
Summary: Reading -- provides a foundation in comprehending types of documents and passages cited in the GED reading test: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama.
Social Studies -- reviews key concepts and topics in U.S. history, government, world history, geography, and economics.
Science -- presents the vocabulary used in the world of science and offers basic scientific concepts pertaining to life science, earth and space science, and physical science.
Mathematics -- presents examples and instruction on specific math concepts, and offers strategies for solving word problems; includes instructions for using a calculator, special test format questions, and graphic material.
Writing -- offers instruction and practice in sentence structure, verb usage, and paragraph organization, as well as step-by-step lessons on effective essay writing.
Designed to meet the needs of students of all ages who are assessed below the high school level. Passages and exercises are specifically targeted for lower-level readers while focusing on higher order thinking skills. Key concepts and vocabulary are presented across the content areas along with thinking skills and graphic materials. Before and after each study unit, students will find a test. The first test is a brief diagnostic, and the concluding tests helps students measure what they have learned as they progressed through the unit. All test questions come with answer explanations for self-scoring and review.
Additional Contributors: Miller, Karen
Bristow, Catherine
Alternate Title: Pre-GED
ISBN: 143800110X
9781438001104
Branch Call Number: 373.1262 K764b 2012
Subject Headings: Examinations United States Study guides English language Study and teaching English language Grammar Problems, exercises, etc Reading (Secondary) Examinations, questions, etc. Study guides Language arts (Secondary) Examinations, questions, etc. Study guides Social sciences Examinations, questions, etc Social sciences Problems, exercises, etc Mathematics Examinations, questions, etc Mathematics Study and teaching (Secondary) Examinations, questions, etc Science Examinations, questions, etc Science Study and teaching (Secondary) Examinations, questions, etc High school equivalency examinations Study guides GED tests Study guides
Topical Term: Examinations
English language
English language
Reading (Secondary)
Language arts (Secondary)
Social sciences
Social sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics
Science
Science
High school equivalency examinations
GED tests
LCCN: 2012941477
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Mar 26, 2014
  • nika24 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Yes, its content a bit different from actual exam's but overall it's one of the best series of GED books. I passed all the parts from first attempt. So, I would suggest to scan all material in this book more carefully. The part of math much more difficult than given here, so don't forget switch to Barron's GED press for further study.

Feb 28, 2014
  • mekritterkrazy rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This book is not suitable for those wishing to write the Canadian GED! This book is American content!!!!!

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