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BASIC SKILLS WORKBOOK FOR THE GED® TEST, TASC, AND HISET
BASIC SKILLS WORKBOOK FOR THE GED® TEST, TASC, AND HISET
9781438006246
$21.99







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2nd Edition
Mark Koch and Catherine Bristow - All books by this author

This updated and revised guide is designed to meet the needs of students of all ages who are assessed below the high school level. The passages and exercises are specifically targeted for lower-level readers while focusing on higher order thinking skills. With this foundation, students will be able to advance to GED®, TASC, and HiSet-level materials with confidence.
  • Writing—offers key information about sentence structure, paragraph organization, building an argument, and analyzing texts
  • Mathematics—examples and instruction in specific math concepts; strategies for solving word problems; instructions for using a calculator, special test format questions, and graphic material
  • Science—presents vocabulary used in science and offers basic scientific concepts pertaining to life science, earth and space science, and physical science
  • Social Studies—reviews key concepts and topics in U.S. history, government, world history, geography, and economics
  • Reading—provides a foundation in comprehending types of documents and passages found on these exams in areas of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama
Tests appear before and after each study unit. The first is a brief diagnostic, and the concluding tests helps students measure what they have learned in the unit. All questions come with thorough answer explanations.

Table of Contents:
    Introduction
    UNIT 1: WRITING
    Writing Pretest
    Pretest Evaluation Chart
    Pretest Answer Explanations
    1 Sentence Structure
    2 Paragraph Organization
    3 Argument Analysis
    Writing Posttest
    UNIT 2: MATHEMATICS
    Mathematics Pretest
    4 Whole Numbers
    5 Word Problems
    6 Decimals
    7 Fractions
    8 Proportions and Ratios
    9 Percents
    10 Calculator Use
    11 Standard Deviation
    12 Graphic Material
    Mathematics Posttest
    UNIT 3: SCIENCE
    Science Pretest
    13 Life Science
    14 Earth and Space Science
    15 Physical Science
    Science Posttest
    UNIT 4: SOCIAL STUDIES
    Social Studies Pretest
    16 US History
    17 Government
    18 World History
    19 Geography
    20 Economics
    21 Writing on the GED Social Studies Test
    Social Studies Posttest
    UNIT 5: READING
    Reading Pretest
    22 Reading Skills
    23 Nonfiction
    24 Fiction
    25 Comparing Texts
    26 Poetry on the TASC and HiSet Only
    27 Drama on the TASC and HiSet Only
    Reading Posttest
    Index
(1438006241)

Paperback / 912 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2015

 





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