ERIC Number: ED474601
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Thinking Skills: Graphic Skills for Social Studies and Science. GED Scoreboost.
GED "Scoreboost" materials target exactly the skills one needs to pass the General Educational Development (GED) tests. This book focuses on the graphics skills needed for the GED Social Studies and Science tests. Those who take the GED Social Studies and Science tests will need to be able to interpret tables and charts, graphs, drawings and other diagrams, editorial cartoons, and maps. The strategies in this booklet can be applied to the GED practice activities included and a GED Practice test. The strategies are: (1) interpret charts and tables; (2) work with pictographs; (3) use bar graphs to make comparisons; (4) see trends in line graphs; (5) relate parts of whole in circle graphs; (6) interpret drawings; (7) figure out diagrams; (8) analyze editorial cartoons; (9) read map formats; (10) interpret location and direction on maps; and (11) interpret maps for meaning. (SLD)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Equivalency Tests, High School Equivalency Programs, Sciences, Skill Development, Social Studies, Thinking Skills
New Readers Press, 1320 Jamesville Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210. Tel: 800-448-8878 (Toll Free). Web site: http://www.newreaderspress.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests