One of the areas of study students find most difficult to master--and are most fearful of--is math. Yet the core math skills acquired in the first four years of school form the basis of all future academic success. Get Ready for Standardized Tests, the first and only grade-specific test prep series, now features hands-on guidance on helping kids master the all-important basic math skills while arming parents with the tools they need to help their children succeed.
About the Author
June Heller has 36 years of experience as an elementary teacher, elementary principal, and coordinator of gifted education. Winner of the Exceptional Professional Award from the Council for Exceptional Children and the Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding Educator's Award, she received her B.S. and M.S. in elementary education from Millersville University.
Carol Turkington, Series Editor, specializes in developmental psychology. Her articles on parenting and health have appeared in Parents, Psychology Today, and The New York Times.
Table of ContentsIntroduction. Skills Checklist. Part I: Addition and Subtraction. Chapter 1: Two Digits and Three Digits. Chapter 2: Three and Four Digits. Part II: Multiplication. Chapter 3: Basic Facts Through 9 Times Tables. Chapter 4: Two Digit by One Digit. Part III: Division. Chapter 5: Basic Division Through 5. Chapter 6: Basic Division Beyond 5. Part IV: Fractions and Decimals. Chapter 7: Fractions. Chapter 8: Decimals. Part V: Measurement. Chapter 9: Metrics: Linear and Liquid. Chapter 10: Customary: Linear, Liquid. Chapter 11: Problem Solving. Final Review. Answer Key. Appendix A: For More Information. Appendix B: Handy Websites.