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Thinking Skills for Tests Thinking Skills for Tests Set

Grade(s): Pre K-2
Pages: 120 (two books with 60 pages each)

Nine core thinking skills form the base of verbal and non-verbal reasoning and logic and are commonly tested in primary level testing for school and gifted program placement. This title presents questions in a format similar to that of many commonly used tests. The Workbook presents the questions without words just as a student will see them during a test. The Instructor/Answer book provides a script for presenting the questions and additional information for building on the skills.

Our Price: $22.98
Comprehension and Critical Thinking Grade 1 Comprehension and Critical Thinking Grade 1

Grade(s): 1
Pages: 112

With high-interest grade-leveled reading passages accompanied by comprehension and critical-thinking questions this is the perfect tool for building key comprehension and critical-thinking skills. Questions focus on key strategies for breaking down passages helping students to build cross-curricular reading skills.

Our Price: $24.99
Building Thinking Skills Level 1 Building Thinking Skills Level 1

Grade(s): 2-3
Pages: 370

Building Thinking Skills®
teaches non-verbal and verbal reasoning. These skills are rarely explictly taught in the classroom but are essential for academic excellence and success on any assessment test. In print for over 30 years this is a world-wide top seller. Also available in software - a game like presentation of the same exercises.

Our Price: $29.99
Editor In Chief Beginning 1 Editor In Chief Beginning 1

Grade(s): 2-3
Activities: 40
Pages: 96

Editor in Chief® improves your child's grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail.

Students identify and circle errors in each story. Then they insert, modify, or delete punctuation, words, and short phrases to make corrections. An editing checklist and annotated guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation are provided to help focus students' thinking and allow them to match their answers to applicable rules. Detailed answers are also included.

Our Price: $14.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts (Second Grade)

Grade: 2
Pages: 160, color

This book uses powerful lessons to develop thinking skills important to academic success while teaching the key kindergarten common core concepts. Enhance cognitive development through discussion and observation. Students develop analytical skills as well as deductive and inferential reasoning skills as they work through the exercises.

Our Price: $21.99
Thinking Skills & Key Concepts Thinking Skills & Key Concepts: Teacher's Manual (Second Grade)

Grade: 2
Pages: 192
Format: paperback, reproducible

Parent/Teacher Resource Manual to accompany student book. Does not contain questions. The Parent/Teacher resource contains teaching notes. It is highly recommended for new parents learn how to work with their child to develop higher order thinking skills.

Our Price: $22.99
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 2 Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 2

Grade(s): 2
Activities: 52
Pages: 216

While clearly marketed to teachers for use in test preparation this is an excellent reading comprehension series. Each of the 20 lessons contains a short article chosen from Time for Kids for interest and readability followed by a series of five worksheets covering sentence comprehension, word study, paragraph comprehension, whole story comprehension, enrichment for language mechanics and expression, and graphic development.

Our Price: $29.99
Comprehension and Critical Thinking Grade 2 Comprehension and Critical Thinking Grade 2

Grade(s): 2
Pages: 112

With high-interest grade-leveled reading passages accompanied by comprehension and critical-thinking questions this is the perfect tool for building key comprehension and critical-thinking skills.Questions focus on key strategies for breaking down passages helping students to build cross-curricular reading skills.

Our Price: $24.99
Novel Thinking - Shiloh Novel Thinking: Shiloh

Grade(s): 3-6
Pages: 96

Help children actively engage in the reading process by focusing on those skills that lead to better comprehension, higher test scores, and a greater love of reading. The engaging chapter-by-chapter activities focus on true comprehension - not just word searches that measure surface comprehension.

Our Price: $12.99
Novel Thinking - George's Marvelous Medicine Novel Thinking: George's Marvellous Medicine

Grade(s): 3-6
Pages: 90

Help children actively engage in the reading process by focusing on those skills that lead to better comprehension, higher test scores, and a greater love of reading. The engaging chapter-by-chapter activities focus on true comprehension - not just word searches that measure surface comprehension.

Our Price: $12.99
Novel Thinking - In Their Own Words: Abraham Lincoln Novel Thinking - In Their Own Words: Abraham Lincoln

Grade(s): 3-9
Pages: 112

Help children actively engage in the reading process by focusing on those skills that lead to better comprehension, higher test scores, and a greater love of reading. The engaging chapter-by-chapter activities focus on true comprehension - not just word searches that measure surface comprehension.

Our Price: $12.99
Editor In Chief Beginning 2 Editor In Chief Beginning 2

Grade(s): 3-4
Activities: 40
Pages: 96

Editor in Chief® improves your child's grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail.

Students identify and circle errors in each story. Then they insert, modify, or delete punctuation, words, and short phrases to make corrections. An editing checklist and annotated guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation are provided to help focus students' thinking and allow them to match their answers to applicable rules. Detailed answers are also included.

Our Price: $14.99
Language Mechanic Language Mechanic

Grade(s): 4-7
Activities: 52
Pages: 172

The Language Mechanic is an effective, comprehensive program that uses fun examples and logical reasons to eliminate the confusion students often feel while learning the rules of language mechanics.

Each activity demonstrates and reinforces why following the logical rule is important. Lessons begin with a "grabber"—a humorous miscommunication that results when a rule is broken. Examples are followed by an explanation of the specific rule, the logic behind it, then guided and independent practice exercises.

Our Price: $24.99
Word Roots Beginning Word Roots Beginning

Grade(s): 3-4
Activities: 72
Pages: 106

Word Roots teaches students the meanings of Latin prefixes, roots, and suffixes commonly used in English. The book contains reproducible worksheets with activities for practice, reinforcement, and comprehension for each root introduced. Answers included.

Our Price: $15.99
Reading Detective Beginning Reading Detective Beginning

Develop the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills children need for exceptional reading comprehension.

Our Price: $24.99
Math Detective: Beginning Math Detective Beginning

Grade(s): 3-4
Activities: 38
Pages: 150

Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math.

Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. Next they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the math concept and develop their critical thinking (comprehension) skills. Students can’t just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the chart, table, or graph to explain and support their answers.

Our Price: $19.99
Science Detective, Beginning Science Detective Beginning

Grade(s): 3-4
Activities: 40
Pages: 150

Science Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national science standards to prepare your child for more advanced science courses and new assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in science.

Our Price: $19.99
Comprehension and Critical Thinking Grade 3 Comprehension and Critical Thinking Grade 3

Grade(s): 3
Pages: 112

With high-interest grade-leveled reading passages accompanied by comprehension and critical-thinking questions this is the perfect tool for building key comprehension and critical-thinking skills.Questions focus on key strategies for breaking down passages helping students to build cross-curricular reading skills.

Our Price: $24.99
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 3 Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 3

Grade(s): 3
Activities: 52
Pages: 216

While clearly marketed to teachers for use in test preparation this is an excellent reading comprehension series. Each of the 20 lessons contains a short article chosen from Time for Kids for interest and readability followed by a series of five worksheets covering sentence comprehension, word study, paragraph comprehension, whole story comprehension, enrichment for language mechanics and expression, and graphic development.

Our Price: $29.99
Building Thinking Skills Level 2 Building Thinking Skills Level 2

Grade(s): 4-6
Activities: 1374
Pages: 416

Building Thinking Skills® provides highly effective verbal and nonverbal reasoning activities to improve vocabulary, reading, writing, math, logic, and figural-spatial skills, as well as visual and auditory processing. This exceptional skill set provides a solid foundation for academic excellence and success on any assessment test.Also available in software - a game like presentation of the same exercises.

Our Price: $29.99
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 4 Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 4

Grade(s): 4
Activities: 52
Pages: 216

While clearly marketed to teachers for use in test preparation this is an excellent reading comprehension series. Each of the 20 lessons contains a short article chosen from Time for Kids for interest and readability followed by a series of five worksheets covering sentence comprehension, word study, paragraph comprehension, whole story comprehension, enrichment for language mechanics and expression, and graphic development.

Our Price: $29.99
Word Roots Level 1 Word Roots Level 1

Grade(s): 5-12+
Pages: 240

Learn Latin and Greek prefixes, suffixes and root words for improved vocabulary. The book contains reproducible worksheets with activities for practice, reinforcement, and comprehension for each root introduced. Answers included.

Our Price: $24.99
Reading Detective A1 Reading Detective A1

Grade(s): 5-6
Activities: 50
Pages: 242

The standards-based critical thinking activities of Reading Detective® develops the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills children need for exceptional reading comprehension. The activities are especially effective at helping children understand more challenging reading concepts such as drawing inferences, making conclusions, determining cause-and-effect, and using context clues to define vocabulary.

Our Price: $24.99
Math Detective A1 Math Detective A1

Grade(s): 5-6
Activities: 40
Pages: 113

Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math.

Our Price: $19.99
Science Detective® A1 Science Detective A1

Grade(s): 5-6
Activities: 40
Pages: 150

Science Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national science standards to prepare your child for more advanced science courses and new assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in science.

Our Price: $21.99
Daily Mind Builders Daily Mind Builders: Language Arts

Grade(s): 5-12+
Pages: 112

Short, fun daily activity pages for home or school with a Language Arts focus. Develops inferential reasoning, deductive thinking, synthesizing disparate information and other important skills.

Our Price: $15.99
Daily Mind Builders Daily Mind Builders: Social Studies

Grade(s): 5-12+
Pages: 127

Short, fun daily activity pages for home or school with a Social Studies focus. Develops inferential reasoning, deductive thinking, synthesizing disparate information and other important skills.

Our Price: $15.99
Daily Mind Builders Science Daily Mind Builders: Science

Grade(s): 5-12+
Pages: 144

Short, fun daily activity pages for home or school with a Science focus. Develops inferential reasoning, deductive thinking, synthesizing disparate information and other important skills.

Our Price: $15.99
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 5 Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 5

Grade(s): 5
Activities: 52
Pages: 216

While clearly marketed to teachers for use in test preparation this is an excellent reading comprehension series. Each of the 20 lessons contains a short article chosen from Time for Kids for interest and readability followed by a series of five worksheets covering sentence comprehension, word study, paragraph comprehension, whole story comprehension, enrichment for language mechanics and expression, and graphic development.

Our Price: $29.99
Reading Detective B1 Reading Detective B1

Grade(s): 7-8
Activities: 50
Pages: 246

The standards-based critical thinking activities of Reading Detective® develop the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills children need for exceptional reading comprehension. The activities are especially effective at helping children understand more challenging reading concepts such as drawing inferences, making conclusions, determining cause-and-effect, and using context clues to define vocabulary.

Our Price: $24.99
Math Detective B1 Math Detective B1

Grade(s): 7-8
Activities: 40
Pages: 136

Math Detective® uses topics and skills drawn from national math standards to prepare your students for advanced math courses and assessments that measure reasoning, reading comprehension, and writing in math.

Students read a short story that includes a chart, table, or graph. Next they answer critical thinking questions to improve their understanding of the math concept and develop their critical thinking (comprehension) skills. Students can’t just scan the story for answers—they must carefully analyze and synthesize the information from the text and the chart, table, or graph to explain and support their answers.

Our Price: $19.99
Reading Detective Rx Reading Detective Rx

Grade(s): 6-12+
Activities: 44
Pages: 246

The standards-based critical thinking activities of Reading Detective® develop the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills children need for exceptional reading comprehension. The activities are especially effective at helping children understand more challenging reading concepts such as drawing inferences, making conclusions, determining cause-and-effect, and using context clues to define vocabulary.

The grades 6–12+ remedial (RX) level is organized into single-skill units with a concluding mixed-skills unit and provides an introductory lesson for each skill.
(RX activities are "prescriptive" to help underperforming students in grades 6–12+ improve their comprehension skills. Reading level is grades 4–6; story content is grades 6+.)

Our Price: $24.99
Editor In Chief Level 2 Editor In Chief Level 2

Grade(s): 6-8
Pages: 160

Editor in Chief Level 2 replaces the out of print B1 and B2 levels. It has been significantly restructured.

Editor in Chief® improves your child's grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail.

Our Price: $19.99
Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 6 Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice Level 6

Grade(s): 6
Activities: 52
Pages: 216

While clearly marketed to teachers for use in test preparation this is an excellent reading comprehension series. Each of the 20 lessons contains a short article chosen from Time for Kids for interest and readability followed by a series of five worksheets covering sentence comprehension, word study, paragraph comprehension, whole story comprehension, enrichment for language mechanics and expression, and graphic development.

Our Price: $29.99
Building Thinking Skills Level 3 Figural Building Thinking Skills Level 3 Figural

Grade(s): 7-12+
Activities: 259
Pages: 280

Building Thinking Skills® provides highly effective nonverbal reasoning activities to improve vocabulary, reading, writing, math, logic, and figural-spatial skills, as well as visual and auditory processing. This exceptional skill set provides a solid foundation for academic excellence and success on any assessment test.

Our Price: $29.99
Building Thinking Skills Level 3 Verbal Building Thinking Skills Level 3 Verbal

Grade(s): 7-12+
Activities: 350
Pages: 384

Building Thinking Skills® provides highly effective verbal reasoning activities to improve vocabulary, reading, writing, math, logic, and figural-spatial skills, as well as visual and auditory processing. This exceptional skill set provides a solid foundation for academic excellence and success on any assessment test.

Our Price: $29.99
Editor in Chief Level 3 Editor in Chief Level 3

Grade(s): 9-12+
Pages: 216, perforated, reproducible

Improves your child's grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail. The stories involve mixed-skills practice, starting with easier errors and becoming more challenging as students become adept at the editing process. An editing checklist and annotated guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation are provide.

Our Price: $24.99
   
 
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