Get Ready! For Standardized Tests / Edition 1

Get Ready! For Standardized Tests / Edition 1

by Shirley Vickery
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McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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Get Ready! For Standardized Tests / Edition 1

With standardized, state-mandated testing starting as early as the first grade and continuing through high school, parents are concerned that their children may not be able to perform at grade level. Developed by professionals, here is the first and only grade-specific test preparation series geared toward parent and child, including expert tips for optimizing children's test performances.


  • Information on how schools use standardized tests
  • Explanations of the types of questions found on standardized tests
  • Practice sections on necessary verbal and math skills
  • Exercises, drills, and a full-length sample test with answers explained

Shirley Vickery, author of "Get Ready" Grade 6, has had 23 years experience providing psychological services to public school students. She is the current president of the South Carolina Academy of Professional Psychologists.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071360159
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Series: Get Ready for Standardized Tests Series
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Test-Taking Basics.

Chapter 2: Vocabulary.

Chapter 3: Reading Comprehension.

Chapter 4: Language Mechanics.

Chapter 5: Language Expression.

Chapter 6: Spelling and Study Skills.

Chapter 7: Math Concepts.

Chapter 8: Math Computation.

Chapter 9: Math Applications.

Sample Practice Test.

Student Answer Sheet.



Answer Key.

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