How to Prepare for the Cat 6: 8th Grade

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930288171
  • Publisher: Carney Educational Services
  • Publication date: 10/16/2002
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 227
  • Age range: 12 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

An Overview of the CAT/6 Test
Why did California change from the SAT 9 to the CAT/6 i
What does the CAT/6 seek to measure i
Why do schools give standardized tests ii
What about criticism of standardized tests ii
How Your Child Can Improve His/Her Score On Standardized Tests
The importance of reading iii
The importance of building a larger vocabulary iii
The importance of following written directions iv
Select the best answer iv
Answer the easy questions first v
Eliminate any unreasonable answer choices v
Do math questions on paper when necessary vi
Language Arts
Word Analysis and Vocabulary 1
Reading Comprehension of Informational Materials 29
Literary Response and Analysis 42
Writing Strategies and Applications 51
Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation, and Capitalization 58
Answer Key 69
Algebra 71
Algebra - Section 2 73
Algebra - Section 3 77
Algebra - Section 4 79
Algebra - Section 5 81
Algebra - Section 6 84
Algebra - Section 7 87
Algebra - Section 8 89
Algebra - Section 9 91
Algebra - Section 10 94
Algebra - Section 11 96
Algebra - Section 12 98
Algebra - Section 13 99
Algebra - Section 14 101
Algebra - Section 15 104
Algebra - Section 16-18 107
Algebra - Section 19 111
Algebra - Section 20 112
Algebra - Section 21 114
Algebra - Section 22 116
Algebra - Section 23 117
Algebra - Section 24 119
Algebra - Section 25 122
Answer Key 125
Social Science: U.S. History and Geography
Events Preceding the Founding of The Nation 127
Political Principles Underlying the U.S. Constitution 130
America's Political System at Work 137
Ideals of the New Nation 141
Foreign Policy in the Early Republic 145
Divergent Paths of the Americans: the Northeasterners 150
Divergent Paths of the Americans: the Southerners 154
Divergent Paths of the Americans: the Westerners 157
The Abolitionist Movement 162
The Civil War 166
Reconstruction 175
The Industrial Revolution 178
Answer Key 182
Physical Science - Motion 184
Physical Science - Force 189
Physical Science - Structure of Matter 194
Earth Science - Earth and the Solar System 201
Physical Science - Reactions 209
Life Science - Chemistry of Living Systems 215
Physical Science - Periodic Table 219
Physical Science - Density and Buoyancy 223
Answer Key 226
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