The Complete Idiot's Guide to the GED 5-Subject Crash Course

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the GED 5-Subject Crash Course

by Del Franz, Phyllis Dutwin
     
 

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Each year, hundreds of thousands of people who did not finish high school study to take the battery of GED examinations. A GED diploma opens up a new level of career, education, and compensation opportunities for them. This crash course helps them get up to speed quickly on the five major subject areas they will be tested on, and gives them test-taking practice and

Overview

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people who did not finish high school study to take the battery of GED examinations. A GED diploma opens up a new level of career, education, and compensation opportunities for them. This crash course helps them get up to speed quickly on the five major subject areas they will be tested on, and gives them test-taking practice and hints. The easy-to-use Complete Idiot's Guide® format distills the information to its simplest and makes it easy to grasp and remember the essential concepts and facts readers must know to pass the GED tests. Subjects covered include:

·Language Arts-Writing: Sentences; parts of speech; grammar; punctuation; writing cohesive paragraphs; and planning, writing, and editing essays.

·Social Studies: U.S. history, government and civics, economics, world history, and geography.

·Science: Scientific method, health and environment, biology, chemistry, physics, and earth and space science.

·Language Arts-Reading: Fiction, poetry, drama, business writing, and nonfiction prose.

·Mathematics: Number sense, arithmetic, measurement, geometry, statistics and probability, and algebra functions.

The book also includes a half-length practice test for each of the five subjects, as well as extensive in-chapter practice sets and answer keys. An introductory chapter covers test-taking hints and strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101588901
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
950,165
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Lead author Del Franz is an experienced social studies educator and publishing executive with 12 years of successful leadership in test-prep publishing with Peterson's/Nelnet and Kaplan. Phyllis Dutwin is the author of several language arts and test-prep books, including TABE Test of Adult Basic Education from McGraw-Hill and Writing the Easy Way. Richard Ku has been teaching mathematics at the secondary level for more than 25 years and has authored several test-preparation books, including Barron's SAT Subject Test Math Level 2. Kathleen Peno is an associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island and has been a GED instructor. Courtney Mayer has been a secondary science teacher for nearly 15 years and has contributed to several AP test-preparation guides for major publishers.

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