GED Exam Cram

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As you prepare to take your General Education Development (GED) exam, it is important to select the study aids that will best help you achieve your goals. The GED Exam Cram will provide you with the most targeted, concise information that will ultimately help you study quicker and score higher. The book's content offers you precise instruction on what to study and how to study. There are numerous examples, quizzes and practice exams to help you focus on the areas in which you need the most help. You will cover the five test areas:



Writing
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Interpreting literature and the arts

Reinforce your knowledge on problem areas with more than 600 questions throughout the book, all with explanations of how to get the correct answers. You'll also receive the popular Cram Sheet tearcard, which is perfect for last minute exam review. The GED Exam Cram is your opportunity to achieve your GED.
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 154.9 x 226.1 x 27.9mm | 589.68g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0789733641
  • 9780789733641

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As you prepare to take your General Education Development (GED) exam, it is important to select the study aids that will best help you achieve your goals. The "GED Exam Cram" will provide you with the most targeted, concise information that will ultimately help you study quicker and score higher. The book's content offers you precise instruction on what to study and how to study. There are numerous examples, quizzes and practice exams to help you focus on the areas in which you need the most help. You will cover the five test areas: Writing Mathematics Science Social Studies Interpreting literature and the arts Reinforce your knowledge on problem areas with more than 600 questions throughout the book, all with explanations of how to get the correct answers. You'll also receive the popular Cram Sheet tearcard, which is perfect for last minute exam review. The "GED Exam Cram" is your opportunity to achieve your GED.
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Table of contents

Introduction.

Self-Assessment.

I. ASSESSING YOUR SKILLS.

1. Assessing Your Knowledge with the GED Mock Exam.

Before You Begin: A Few Quick Notes.

Take the GED Mock Exam.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Writing Part I.

Social Studies.

Science.

Reading.

Mathematics.

Language Arts Writing Test, Part I.

Social Studies Test.

Science Test.

Language Arts Reading Test.

Mathematics Test.

Assessing Your Mock Exam Results.

2. Mock Exam Answer Key.

Language Arts Writing Test, Part I: Answer Key.

Social Studies Test: Answer Key.

Science Test: Answer Key.

Language Arts Reading Test: Answer Key.

Mathematics Test: Answer Key.

3. General Test Preparation Strategies.

Discovering Your Personal Study Habits.

Becoming Familiar with the GED Format.

Introducing Your Study Partner, Jeremy Smith.

Jeremy Smith Case Study: Preparing for the GED.

II. REVIEWING GED EXAM COMPONENTS.

4.Introducing the Language Arts Writing Test.

What Is Being Tested?

Part II: The Written Essay.

Preparing for the Language Arts Writing Test, Part I.

Question Type: Organization.

Question Type: Sentence Structure.

Question Type: Usage.

Question Type: Mechanics.

Preparing for the Language Arts Writing Test, Part II.

Exam Prep Questions.

Answers to Exam Prep Questions.

5. Introducing the Social Studies Test.

What Is Being Tested?

Understanding the Social Studies Visual Question Format.

Exam Prep Questions.

Answers to Exam Prep Questions.

6. Introducing the Science Test.

What Is Being Tested?

Understanding the Science Question Format.

Exam Prep Questions.

Answers to Exam Prep Questions.

7.Introducing the Language Arts Reading Test.

What Is Being Tested?

Reading Selection Type: Fictional Prose.

Reading Selection Type: Poetry.

Reading Selection Type: Drama.

Reading Selection Type: Commentary/Criticism/Reviews.

Reading Selection Type: Workplace-Related Documents.

Exam Prep Questions.

Answers to Exam Prep Questions.

Jeremy Smith Case Study: Reading Between the Lines.

8. Introducing the Mathematics Test.

What Is Being Tested?

Understanding the Alternative Format Question Type.

Preparing for the Mathematics Test.

Cognitive Level: Procedural.

Cognitive Level: Conceptual.

Cognitive Level: Application/Modeling/Problem Solving.

Complexity of Required Math Knowledge.

Exam Prep Questions.

Answers to Exam Prep Questions.

Jeremy Smith Case Study: Playing the Numbers Game.

III. PUTTING YOUR KNOWLEDGE TO THE TEST.

9. Language Arts Writing Practice Test.

Take the Language Arts Writing Practice Test.

Practice Exam I Answer Sheet.

Language Arts Practice Test, Part I.

Language Arts Practice Test, Part II.

Language Arts Exam Answer Sheet.

Answer Key for Language Arts Writing Test Part I.

Answer Key for Language Arts Writing Test Part II.

10. Social Studies Practice Test.

Take the Social Studies Practice Test.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Answer Key for Social Studies Practice Test.

11. Science Practice Test.

Take the Science Practice Test.

Practice Exam I Answer Sheet.

Answer Key for Science Practice Test.

12. Language Arts Reading Practice Test.

Take the Language Arts Reading Practice Test.

Practice Exam I Answer Sheet.

Answer Key for Language Arts Reading Practice Test.

13. Mathematics Practice Test.

Take the Mathematics Practice Test.

Practice Exam I Answer Sheet.

Begin Part I of the Exam.

Begin Part II of the Exam.

Answer Key for Mathematics Practice Test.

IV. MASTERING THE GED.

14. Preparing for Test Day.

A Last-Minute Checklist: Do You Have What You Need?

A Real-World Test Preparation Case Study.

Jeremy Smith Case Study: The Night Before the Exam.

15. Full-Length Practice Exam.

Language Arts Writing Test, Part I.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Writing, Part I.

Language Arts Writing Test, Part II.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Language Arts Writing, Part II.

Social Studies Test.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Social Studies.

Science Test.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Science.

Language Arts Reading Test.

Practice Exam Answer Sheet.

Reading.

Mathematics Test, Parts I and II.

Math.

Math (continued).

16. Answer Key to Full-Length Practice Exam.

Language Arts Writing Test, Part I: Answer Key.

Social Studies Test: Answer Key.

Science Test: Answer Key.

Language Arts Reading Test: Answer Key.

Mathematics Test: Parts I and II Answer Key.

V. APPENDIXES.

Appendix A. The Periodic Table of Elements.

Appendix B.Mathematical Formulas Reference Table.

Appendix C.How to Use the Casio fx-260 Calculator.

Touring the Casio fx-260 Calculator.

Testing Your fx-260 Calculator.

Basic Calculations.

Advanced Calculations.

Fractions.

Working with Percents.

Working with Squares and Square Roots.

Appendix D. Need to Know More.

Resources for General Test-Taking Strategies (Chapter 3).

Resources for Additional Material on the Language Arts Writing Test (Chapter 4).

Resources for Additional Material on the Social Studies Test (Chapter 5).

Resources for Additional Material on the Science Test (Chapter 6).

Resources for Additional Material on the Language Arts Reading Test (Chapter 7).

Resources for Additional Material on the Mathematics Test (Chapter 8).

Glossary.

Index.
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About John Gosney

John Gosney is a writer and teacher in the area of education and test preparation. John holds a bachelor's degree in professional writing and psychology from Purdue University and an M.A. in English from Butler University. He has written over a dozen instructional titles including the Postal Clerk and Carrier Exam Cram and the Sams Teach Yourself to Pass the Law Enforcement Exams in 24 Hours.



Dawn McKay and Michele Lipson both have Masters of Library Science (MLS) degrees and have 25 years experience in professional researching.
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