Writing for the GED Test - Book 2 (2860)

Code: 9781564208606

ISBN: 9781564208606
Item #: 2860
Publisher: New Readers Press
Published: 2013
Category: GED Preparation
Page Count: 79

Preview: Sample pages of "Writing for the GED Test - Book 2: Reading Comprehension"





Writing for the GED Test is a three-book series that covers the language and writing skills your students need to write high-scoring constructed responses. These easy-to-follow workbooks will help students build skills in analyzing source texts, creating well-organized arguments, citing relevant evidence, and demonstrating command of Standard English conventions.

Book 2 - Reading Comprehension covers the skills students will need to read, analyze, understand, answer questions on, and write responses about text passages. It focuses on the types of questions that will be asked aobout informational and fictional passages. This book reinforces the reading comprehension skills students need in order to comprehend source documents and respond to writing prompts. Two units cover key elements of informational and fictional text passages. 

Students practice using graphic organizers to analyze text structures, patterns and details, such as: 

inferences and conclusions 
comparisons and contrasts
meaning and tone
character and theme

Both the informational text and fiction units end with GED-style practice for cumulative review.

Other books in the series:

Book 1: Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
Book 3: Extended Response and Short Answers

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