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For over two decades, McGraw-Hill has helped students perform their best when taking standardized achievement tests. Over the years, we have identified the skills and strategies that students need to master the challenges of taking a standardized test. Becoming familiar with the test-taking experience can help ensure your child's success.
Spectrum Test Prep Covers all test skill areas
Spectrum Test Prep contains the subject areas that are represented in the five major standardized tests. Spectrum Test Prep will help your child prepare for the following tests:
California Achievement TestsŪ (CAT/5)
Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS/4)
Iowa Tests of Basic SkillsŪ (ITBS, Form K)
Metropolitan Achievement Test (MAT/7)
Stanford Achievement Test (SAT/9)
Spectrum Test Prep provides strategies for success
Many students need special support when preparing to take a standardized test. Spectrum Test Prep gives your child the opportunity to practice and become familiar with:
General test content
The test format
Listening and following standard directions
Working in structured settings
Maintaining a silent, sustained format
Using test-taking strategies
Spectrum Test Prep is comprehensive
Spectrum Test Prep provides a complete presentation of the types of skills covered in standardized tests in a variety of formats. These formats are similar to those your child will encounter when testing. The subject areas covered in this book are:
Spectrum Test Prep gives students the practice they need
Each student lesson provides several components that help develop test-taking skills:
An Example, with directions and sample test items
A Tips feature, that gives test-taking strategies
A Practice section, that helps students practice answering questions in each test format
Each book gives focused test practice that builds confidence:
A Test Yourself lesson for each unit gives students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the unit.
A Test Practice section gives students the experience of a longer test-like situation.
A Progress Chart allows students to note and record their own progress.
Spectrum Test Prep is the first and most successful program ever developed to help students become familiar with the test-taking experience. Spectrum Test Prep can help to build self-confidence, reduce test anxiety, and provide the opportunity for students to successfully show what they have learned.
Spectrum Test Prep-Grade 7 by Carson Dellosa (0-7696-8627-3)