How to prepare for the GED test / Christopher M. Sharpe, Joseph S. Reddy, Kelly A. Battles
Book | Barron's Educational Series, Inc. | 2017 | 2nd edition.
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Edition
2nd edition.
Description
vi, 756 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, charts ; 28 cm
Note
At head of title: Barron's.
"All new content for the updated GED test"--Cover.
Contents
Introduction
Steps to Success - Our Approach -- Our Preparation Philosophy -- The General Education Development (GED) Test -- Computer-Based Testing -- Question Types -- Scoring -- Focus on Reasoning -- Blended Subjects -- Study Plan -- Test-Taking Strategy
Unit 1: Reasoning Through Language Arts
Pretest
1. Language
Lesson 1: Parts of Speech
Lesson 2: Parts of the Sentence
Lesson 3: Independent and Subordinate Clauses
Lesson 4: Types of Sentences
Lesson 5: Agreement
Lesson 6: Capitalization
Lesson 7: Punctuation
Lesson 8: Commonly Confused Words
Lesson 9: Editing
Review Test
2. Reading
Lesson 1: Identifying Main Ideas and Supporting Details
Lesson 2: Summarizing Details and Ideas
Lesson 3: Drawing Conclusions and Making Generalizations
Lesson 4: Making Inferences and Assumptions
Lesson 5: Analyzing Language
Lesson 6: Identifying Plot Elements
Lesson 7: Analyzing Relationships of Ideas
Essential Vocabulary
Review Test
3. Extended Responses
Lesson 1: Format
Lesson 2: Beginning
Lesson 3: Middle
Lesson 4: End
Lesson 5: Planning
Lesson 6: Constructing Your Response
Scoring for the Extended Response
Review Test
Unit 2: Mathematical Reasoning
Pretest
4. Mathematical Reasoning Overview
5. Numbers and Operations
Lesson 1: Digits and Numbers
Lesson 2: The Number Line
Lesson 3: Absolute Value
Lesson 4: Place Values
Lesson 5: Rounding
Lesson 6: Operations
Lesson 7: Signed Number Operations
Lesson 8: Factors and Multiples
Lesson 9: Exponents
Lesson 10: Roots
Lesson 11: Order of Operations
Lesson 12: Fractions
Lesson 13: Decimals
Lesson 14: Scientific Notation
Lesson 15: Percentages
Lesson 16: Converting Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
6. Ratios, Unit Rates, and Proportions
Lesson 1: Ratios
Lesson 2: Unit Rates
Lesson 3: Proportions
7. Measurement and Geometry
Lesson 1: Measurement
Lesosn 2: Dimensions, Lines, and Angles
Lesson 3: Graphing Points and Lines
Lesson 4: Two-Dimensional Figures
Lesson 5: Three-Dimensional Figures
8. Data Analysis
Lesson 1: Interpreting Data Presentations
Lesson 2: Statistics
Lesosn 3: Probability
Lesson 4: Counting Methods
9. Algebra
Lesson 1: Expressions
Lesson 2: Equations
Lesson 3: Graphing Equations
Lesson 4: Inequalities
Lesson 5: Functions
Lesson 6: Graphing Functions
Essential Vocabulary
Review Test
Unit 3: Social Studies
Pretest
10. Social Studies Skills
Lesson 1: Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences
Lesson 2: Identifying Central Ideas and Drawing Conclusions
Lesosn 3: Analyzing Events and Ideas
Lesson 4: Analyzing Language
Lesson 5: Integrating Content Presented in Different Ways
Lesson 6: Evaluating Reasoning and Evidence
Essential Vocabulary
Review Test
Unit 4: Science
11. Science Overview
Scientific Reasoning: Think Like a Scientist
Subject Matter
12. Fundamental Concepts
Life Science Topics
Physical Science Topics
Earth and Space Science Topics
13. Life Science
Lesson 1: Organisms
Lesson 2: Ecosystems
Lesson 3: Heredity
Lesson 4: Evolution
14. Physical Science
Lesson 1: Matter
Lesson 2: Motion and Forces
Lesosn 3: Energy
15. Earth and Space Science
Lesson 1: Earth's Place in the Universe
Lesson 2: Systems of Earth
Lesson 3: Human Activity
16. Understanding Science
Lesson 1: Scientific Theories
Lesson 2: Reading and Interpreting Scientific Findings
Lesson 3: Planning and Conducting Investigations
Lesson 4: Reasoning from Evidence
Lesson 5: Communicating and Evaluating Scientific Findings
Essential Vocabulary
Review Test
Model Tests
Model Test 1
Reasoning Through Language Arts Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Mathematical Reasoning Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Social Studies Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Science Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Model Test 2
Reasoning Through Language Arts Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Mathematical Reasoning Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Social Studies Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Science Exam -- Answer Key and Answers Explained -- Scoring
Summary
"For more than 75 years, Barron's experts have been helping students surpass their expectations on standardized tests. This book will help you succeed in earning your high school equivalency diploma"--Page [4] of cover.
14.00 C ED (99-CED-9) ABE (99-ABE-9)
Subject
Added Author
Reddy, Joseph S., author.
Battles, Kelly A., 1974- author.
Note
Title appears on item as: Barron's How to prepare for the GED test
Added Title
How to prepare for the General Educational Development test
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