How to Prepare for the Cat 6: 7th Grade

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930288164
  • Publisher: Carney Educational Services
  • Publication date: 10/16/2002
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.60 (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
Vocabulary Development and Word Recognition 1
Reading Comprehension and Analysis of Grade-Level Text 11
Writing Strategies, Organization and Focus 25
Literary Elements Including Response and Analysis 32
Writing Applications 39
Sentence Structure and Grammar Analysis 48
Answer Key 65
Number Sense - Scientific Notation 67
Number Sense - Communication Skills 70
Number Sense - Whole Number Powers 81
Number Sense - Convert Fractions 82
Number Sense - Use Decimals/Percents 84
Number Sense - Rational or Irrational 86
Number Sense - Terminating/Repeating 87
Number Sense - Converting - Decimals/Fractions 88
Number Sense - Percent Increase/Decrease 90
Number Sense - Discounts/Markups 91
Number Sense - Squares and Roots 93
Number Sense - Negative Exponents 94
Number Sense - Estimate Square Roots 95
Number Sense - Absolute Value 96
Algebra and Functions - Verbal to Problem 97
Algebra and Functions - Evaluate Expressions 100
Algebra and Functions - Simplify Expressions 101
Algebra and Functions - Algebraic Terminology 103
Algebra and Functions - Graphical Interpretation 104
Algebra and Functions - Positive/Negative Powers 106
Algebra and Functions - Monomials 108
Algebra and Functions - y=2n 109
Algebra and Functions - Slope 112
Algebra and Functions - Two-Step Equations 114
Algebra and Functions - Multi-Step Problems 116
Measurement and Geometry - Compare Measurements 118
Measurement and Geometry - Perimeter, Area, and Volume 120
Measurement and Geometry - Plane/Solid Shapes 123
Measurement and Geometry - Complex Figures 124
Measurement and Geometry - Scale Factor 126
Measurement and Geometry - Change Measurement 128
Measurement and Geometry - Coordinate Graph 131
Measurement and Geometry - Pythagorean Theorem 135
Measurement and Geometry - Congruency 137
Measurement and Geometry - 3-D Figures 139
Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability - Data Displays 141
Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability - Scatter Plot 144
Statistics, Data Analysis and Probability - Quartiles 146
Mathematical Reasoning - Evaluating Information 148
Mathematical Reasoning - Simpler Parts 151
Mathematical Reasoning - Diagrams, Models, etc. 153
Mathematical Reasoning - Approximation 155
Mathematical Reasoning - Inductive/Deductive 157
Mathematical Reasoning - Reasonable Answer 160
Answer Key 162
Social Science
World History and Geography: Medieval and Modern Times
The Causes and Effects of the Expansion and Subsequent Decline of the Roman Empire 166
The Origin, Growth, and Expansion of Islam in the Middle East and the Growth of Cities and Trade Routes in Asia, Africa, and Europe 169
China's Geography and its Impact on Political, Economic, and Religious Development; Emphasizing Inventions and Discoveries 172
Contributions of Sub-Saharan African Civilizations During the Medieval Pesiod 175
The Development of Japan During the Medieval Period 179
The Development and Changes During the Middle Ages in Europe 182
The Mesoamerican and Andean Civilizations 187
The Renaissance: Origins, Growth, and Spread of Ideas and Achievements 191
The Reformation and its Historical Development 196
The Scientific Revolution and its Impact on Religious, Political, and Social Thought 199
The Age of Exploration, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Reason 202
Answer Key 206
Life Science - Cell Biology 207
Life Science - Genetics 213
Life Science - Evolution 219
Earth Science 223
Structure and Function in Living Systems 228
Physical Science 234
Answer Key 240
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