CliffsNotes GRE General Test with CD ROM

CliffsNotes GRE General Test with CD ROM Author BTPS Testing
ISBN-10 9780544181823
Release 2012-09-12
Pages 432
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About the Book: Introduction Structure of the GRE General Test format and scoring Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions Hints for tackling the essay questions Tips for reducing test-taking anxiety FAQs Part I: Diagnostic Test Part II: Review of Exam Areas Analytical writing assessment Verbal reasoning Quantitative reasoning Part III: Basic Math Review Math skills review Part IV: Full-Length Practice Test A full-length practice test with answers and complete explanations BTPS Testing runs GRE test-prep classes for the California State University system. Their instructors know the ins and outs of the test and how to present review information in a way that test-takers can understand. Proven test-taking strategies Diagnostic test that pinpoints your strengths and weaknesses Focused reviews of all subject areas Full-length practice test that mirrors the actual test CD includes the book's test and subject reviews + 3 bonus tests Requires Adobe Flash Player 9.0 or higher



CliffsNotes SAT

CliffsNotes SAT Author BTPS Testing
ISBN-10 9780544183773
Release 2012-03-19
Pages 554
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Ace the SAT—with the expert guidance of CliffsNotes Four full-length practice tests Learning modules in the review sections help readers with different cognitive learning styles Strategies to reduce test-taking anxiety



CliffsNotes RICA 2nd Edition

CliffsNotes RICA 2nd Edition Author Beth Andersen-Perak
ISBN-10 9780544183667
Release 2010-08-26
Pages 312
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Get subject reviews by domain, analyses of question types, a vocabulary list, and two full-length practice tests



Ready for RICA

Ready for RICA Author James J Zarrillo
ISBN-10 9780134205410
Release 2016-01-08
Pages 192
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Test-taking strategies and content area reviews for successfully passing California’s Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA). Thousands of students have used previous editions of James J. Zarrillo’s Ready for RICA to successfully prepare for the RICA. Now the new edition continues to provide test-taking strategies and helpful reviews of all 15 content areas and includes five significant new components: 1) Learning Outcomes in each chapter help readers focus on what they should accomplish by studying that chapter; 2) Chapter Summaries offer Test Taking Tips that re-state essential information and highlight key instructional strategies; 3) a new chapter, Ten Days to RICA, guides readers in what they should study during the last 10 days before they take the test; 4) 13 videos of the author offer insight on the most important information and instructional strategies; and 5) a new Glossary includes a dictionary of 210 reading-related words and phrases. This is the essential guide for all California Multiple Teaching Credential candidates required to take the RICA.



Unbroken

Unbroken Author Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN-10 0679603751
Release 2010-11-16
Pages 528
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed flight on a May afternoon in 1943. When his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean, against all odds, Zamperini survived, adrift on a foundering life raft. Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft, and, beyond, a trial even greater. Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor; brutality with rebellion. His fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would be suspended on the fraying wire of his will. Unbroken is an unforgettable testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit, brought vividly to life by Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand. Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award “Extraordinarily moving . . . a powerfully drawn survival epic.”—The Wall Street Journal “[A] one-in-a-billion story . . . designed to wrench from self-respecting critics all the blurby adjectives we normally try to avoid: It is amazing, unforgettable, gripping, harrowing, chilling, and inspiring.”—New York “Staggering . . . mesmerizing . . . Hillenbrand’s writing is so ferociously cinematic, the events she describes so incredible, you don’t dare take your eyes off the page.”—People “A meticulous, soaring and beautifully written account of an extraordinary life.”—The Washington Post “Ambitious and powerful . . . a startling narrative and an inspirational book.”—The New York Times Book Review “Magnificent . . . incredible . . . [Hillenbrand] has crafted another masterful blend of sports, history and overcoming terrific odds; this is biography taken to the nth degree, a chronicle of a remarkable life lived through extraordinary times.”—The Dallas Morning News “An astonishing testament to the superhuman power of tenacity.”—Entertainment Weekly “A tale of triumph and redemption . . . astonishingly detailed.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “[A] masterfully told true story . . . nothing less than a marvel.”—Washingtonian “[Hillenbrand tells this] story with cool elegance but at a thrilling sprinter’s pace.”—Time “Hillenbrand [is] one of our best writers of narrative history. You don’t have to be a sports fan or a war-history buff to devour this book—you just have to love great storytelling.”—Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks



Struggling Readers

Struggling Readers Author Lori Jamison Rog
ISBN-10 9781551382920
Release 2014-01-17
Pages 160
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The practical strategies in this insightful book show teachers how to give struggling readers the help they really need. Struggling Readers delivers advice on teaching that targets students' needs, and offers kids opportunities to read texts that they can and want to read. It highlights explicit instruction and guided practice in comprehension. The book also, and perhaps most importantly, illustrates ways to help students build confidence in themselves as readers, writers, and thinkers.



When I was Puerto Rican

When I was Puerto Rican Author Esmeralda Santiago
ISBN-10 9780306814525
Release 2006
Pages 278
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Magic, sexual tension, high comedy, and intense drama move through an enchanted yet harsh autobiography, in the story of a young girl who leaves rural Puerto Rico for New York's tenements and a chance for success.



The Official SAT Subject Tests in Mathematics Levels 1 2 Study Guide

The Official SAT Subject Tests in Mathematics Levels 1   2 Study Guide Author Elaine Israel
ISBN-10 9780874477726
Release 2006-08-08
Pages 190
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Provides full-length practice exams, sample questions and answers, and test-taking strategies.



Case Studies in Preparation for the California Reading Competency Test

Case Studies in Preparation for the California Reading Competency Test Author Joanne C. Rossi
ISBN-10 9780132999205
Release 2011-11-21
Pages 120
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Case Studies in Preparation for the California Reading Competency Test presents a unique, concise, case-based approach covering all domains, concepts, strategies, and assessments required by the RICA®. It’s the ideal resource for pre-service teachers who want practice in synthesizing and analyzing assessment and strategies for reading in the K—8 classroom, for credential candidates who need to prepare to succeed in taking the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA®), and for in-service teachers who want to enhance their assessment and instruction, while increasing students’ learning.



Cliffsnotes Praxis Core

Cliffsnotes Praxis Core Author Btps Testing
ISBN-10 054448083X
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 416
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This test-prep guide on the Praxis Core teacher-certification exam includes subject reviews and four model Core practice exams.



The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Author Junot Diaz
ISBN-10 9780571246205
Release 2008-09-04
Pages 352
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Things have never been easy for Oscar. A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, he's sweet but disastrously overweight. He dreams of becoming the next J.R.R. Tolkien and he keeps falling hopelessly in love. Poor Oscar may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fukú - the curse that has haunted his family for generations. With dazzling energy and insight Díaz immerses us in the tumultuous lives of Oscar; his runaway sister Lola; their beautiful mother Belicia; and in the family's uproarious journey from the Dominican Republic to the US and back. Rendered with uncommon warmth and humour, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a literary triumph, that confirms Junot Díaz as one of the most exciting writers of our time.



Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart Author Chinua Achebe
ISBN-10 0435905252
Release 1996
Pages 148
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This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.



From Poverty to Power

From Poverty to Power Author Duncan Green
ISBN-10 9780855985936
Release 2008
Pages 522
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Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions. This title features research, human stories, statistics, and compelling arguments. It discusses about the world we live in and how we can make it a better place.



Ready for Revised RICA

Ready for Revised RICA Author James Zarrillo
ISBN-10 0137008686
Release 2011
Pages 163
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An inexpensive, paperbound, hands-on guide to taking the written version of the revised California Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA), this resource is a “must have” guide for teacher candidates. In it is everything needed for candidates to pass the test, including complete coverage of the 15 competencies covered in the test, a study guide with key points to remember, an informative case study, and information for working with the practice test on the RICA Website. Ready for the Revised RICA, 3e is completely up to date with the revised RICA.



Multiple Forms of Literacy

Multiple Forms of Literacy Author Carolyn L. Piazza
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047493013
Release 1999
Pages 244
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This book extends traditional language arts content by offering multiple communicative channels for expressing, representing, and responding to ideas.The book equips teachers with ways to maximize children's creative potential and critical literacy through activities involving “the arts” (visual arts, music, dance, drama and film including video, TV and computer technology). The author provides thorough coverage of literacy products, process strategies, procedures, and resources not typically found in language arts texts. All of the literacy tasks presented, which fit into Howard Gardner's framework of multiple intelligences, recognize children's different abilities, talents, needs, learning styles, interests, and cultural background.



Barron s MSAT

Barron s MSAT Author Robert D. Postman
ISBN-10 0764102680
Release 1998
Pages 383
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Reviews subjects on the test--mathematics, science, history, visual and performing arts, human development and physical education--and offers two practice exams with answers



Little Big

Little  Big Author John Crowley
ISBN-10 9780575129801
Release 2015-03-26
Pages 560
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Edgewood is many houses, all put inside each other, or across each other. It's filled with and surrounded by mystery and enchantment: the further in you go, the bigger it gets. Smoky Barnable, who has fallen in love with Daily Alice Drinkwater, comes to Edgewood, her family home, where he finds himself drawn into a world of magical strangeness. Crowley's work has a special alchemy - mixing the world we know with an imagined world which seems more true and real. Winner of the WORLD FANTASY AWARD, LITTLE, BIG is eloquent, sensual, funny and unforgettable, a true Fantasy Masterwork. Winner of the WORLD FANTASY AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL, 1982.