How to Prepare for the CAT 6: 4th Grade

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930288133
  • Publisher: Carney Educational Services
  • Publication date: 10/16/2002
  • Pages: 119
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

An Overview of the CAT/6 Test
Why did California change from the SAT 9 to the CAT/6 1
What does the CAT/6 seek to measure 1
Why do schools give standardized tests 2
What about criticism of standardized tests 2
How Your Child Can Improve His/Her Score On Standardized Tests
The importance of reading 3
The importance of building a larger vocabulary 3
The importance of following written directions 4
Select the best answer 4
Answer the easy questions first 5
Eliminate any unreasonable answer choices 5
Do math questions on paper when necessary 6
Language Arts
Synonyms 7
Antonyms 10
Context 13
Multiple Meanings 15
Sentence Structure and Usage 17
Figurative Language Skills 19
Capitalization and Punctuation 22
Reading Comprehension 24
Spelling 36
Latin Word Roots 38
Answer Key 41
Concepts/Whole Number Computation 42
Number Sense and Numeration 44
Measurement and Geometry 46
Statistics and Probability 49
Fraction and Decimal Concepts 52
Patterns and Relationships 54
Estimation 55
Problem Solving Strategies 56
Logic and Problem Solving 58
Math Computation 62
Answer Key 66
Social Studies
Physical and Geographic Features 67
Social, Political, Cultural and Economic Development of California from its Origins Through the Mexican Rancho Period 70
The Economic, Social, and Political Life of California from the Bear Flag Republic to Statehood 75
California's Economic Development (Post 1850's) into an Agricultural and Industrial Power 81
The Structure, Function, and Powers of Local, State, and National Governments 89
Map Skills 92
Answer Key 95
Earth Science 96
Life Science 102
Physical Science 108
Answer Key 115
Math Glossary 116
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