How to Prepare for the GED Test

Editor/Author Sharpe, Christopher and Reddy, Joseph S.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-43-800267-5
Category: Social Sciences - College Preparation
Image Count: 221
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The new How To Prepare For The GED Test offers test-takers a guided approach to taking and passing the exam by building on the skills they already have. Test-takers will benefit from the books extensive subject reviews that cover all four of the new test sections -- Social Studies, Science, Reasoning through Language Arts, and Mathematical Reasoning

Share this

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Steps to Success—Our Approach
  • Our Preparation Philosophy
  • The 2014 General Education Development (GED®) Test
  • Computer-Based Testing
  • Question Types
  • Focus on Reasoning
  • Blended Subjects
  • Study Plan
  • Test-Taking Strategy
  • UNIT 1: REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS
  • Pretest
  • Answers and Explanations
  • 1 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
  • 2 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
  • 3 Extended Responses
  • Lesson 1: Format and Planning
  • Lesson 2: Beginning
  • Lesson 3: Middle
  • Lesson 4: End
  • Lesson 5: Planning
  • Lesson 6: Constructing Your Response
  • Review Test
  • UNIT 2: MATHEMATICAL REASONING
  • Pretest
  • Answers and Explanations
  • 4 Mathematical Reasoning Overview
  • SUBJECT MATTER
  • BIG PICTURE
  • PRACTICE CALCULATION BOTH WAYS
  • PRACTICE DATA ANALYSIS
  • 5 Numbers and Operations
  • Lesson 1: Digits and Numbers
  • Lesson 2: The Number Line
  • Lesson 3: Inequalities
  • Lesson 4: Absolute Value
  • Lesson 5: Place Values
  • Lesson 6: Rounding
  • Lesson 7: Operations
  • Lesson 8: Signed Number Operations
  • Lesson 9: Factors and Multiples
  • Lesson 10: Exponents
  • Lesson 11: Roots
  • Lesson 12: Order of Operations
  • Lesson 13: Fractions
  • Lesson 14: Decimals
  • Lesson 15: Scientific Notation
  • Lesson 16: Percentages
  • Lesson 17: Converting Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
  • 6 Ratios, Proportions, and Rates
  • Lesson 1: Ratios
  • Lesson 2: Unit Rates
  • Lesson 3: Proportions
  • Lesson 4: Ratio Box Variations
  • 7 Measurement and Geometry
  • Lesson 1: Measurement
  • Lesson 2: Dimensions, Lines, and Angles
  • Lesson 3: Two-Dimensional Figures
  • Lesson 4: Three-Dimensional Figures
  • 8 Data Analysis
  • Lesson 1: Interpreting Data Presentations
  • Lesson 2: Statistics
  • Lesson 3: Probability
  • Lesson 4: Counting Methods
  • 9 Algebra
  • Lesson 1: Expressions
  • Lesson 2: Equations
  • Lesson 3: Functions
  • Lesson 4: Graphing and Coordinate Geometry
  • Lesson 5: 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
  • Lesson 3: Analyzing Events and Ideas
  • Lesson 4: Analyzing Language
  • Lesson 5: Integrating Content Presented in Different Ways
  • Lesson 6: Evaluating Reasoning and Evidence
  • Lesson 7: Writing Analytic Responses to Source Texts
  • Essential Vocabulary
  • Review Test
  • UNIT 4: SCIENCE
  • Pretest
  • Answers and Explanations
  • 11 Science Overview
  • Scientific Reasoning: Think Like a Scientist
  • Subject Matter
  • College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading
  • 12 Fundamental Concepts
  • Life Science Topics
  • Physical Science Topics
  • Earth and Space Science Topics
  • 13 Life Science
  • Cells
  • Energy and Respiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Ecosystem and the Food Chain
  • Species
  • Theory of Evolution
  • DNA
  • 14 Physical Science
  • The Atom
  • The Periodic Table
  • The Laws of Motion
  • 15 Earth and Space Science
  • The Solar System
  • Earth
  • 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 ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 1)
  • REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS EXAM (Model Test 1)
  • REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS ANSWER KEY (Model Test 1)
  • MATHEMATICAL REASONING ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 1)
  • MATHEMATICAL REASONING EXAM (Model Test 1)
  • MATHEMATICAL REASONING ANSWER KEY (Model Test 1)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 1)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES EXAM (Model Test 1)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES ANSWER KEY (Model Test 1)
  • SCIENCE ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 1)
  • SCIENCE EXAM (Model Test 1)
  • SCIENCE ANSWER KEY (Model Test 1)
  • Model Test 2
  • REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 2)
  • REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS EXAM (Model Test 2)
  • REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS ANSWER KEY (Model Test 2)
  • MATHEMATICAL ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 2)
  • MATHEMATICAL REASONING EXAM (Model Test 2)
  • MATHEMATICAL ANSWER KEY (Model Test 2)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 2)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES EXAM (Model Test 2)
  • SOCIAL STUDIES ANSWER KEY (Model Test 2)
  • SCIENCE ANSWER SHEET (Model Test 2)
  • SCIENCE EXAM (Model Test 2)
  • SCIENCE ANSWER KEY (Model Test 2)