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Thursday, May 03, 2012

Test Ready: Plus Reading

This test prep series offers practice for today's standards-based assessments for grade levels 3 through 12.

Test Ready®: Plus Reading provides preparation and review, in as little as two weeks before testing day. It also provides a program of instruction and remediation.

Students practice test-taking skills for:

  • Recalling information
  • Constructing meaning
  • Evaluating literary forms
  • Interpreting fact & opinion
  • Evaluating & extending meaning

Test Ready: Plus Reading is a review program that provides practice in test-taking skills in reading comprehension and open-ended writing tasks.

In just 14 days, students can be test ready with:

  • Timed pretest to diagnose skills gaps
  • Standards-based skill-specific lessons
  • Timed mixed-practice post-test, mirroring pretest to show growth

Accessible Formats

The APH Teacher Guides and Student Books are available in several accessible formats, so that the entire class can work on math together in a multi-media approach. The large print and braille editions include a CD with an .html file and a Digital Talking Book (DTB) file with built-in player.

The large print student edition includes a specially formatted large print answer document. However, it is recommended that each student have a book in his or her preferred reading medium, and should feel free to mark answers in the test books. Used this way, the student books become consumable items.

Note: Copies of regular print Teacher Guides and Student Books are available from the publisher at: Curriculum Associates, Inc., 153 Rangeway Road, North Billerica, MA 01862-0901, 800-225-0248, Fax: 800-366-1158, www.curriculumassociates.com

Test Ready: Plus Reading

Book 3, Teacher Guide:

• Large Print:
Catalog Number: 7-00521-00

Braille:
Catalog Number:5-00521-00
Click this link to purchase Test Ready: Plus Reading: Book 3, Teacher Guide.

Book 3, Student Book:

Large Print:
Catalog Number: 7-00522-00

Braille:
Catalog Number: 5-00522-00
Click this link to purchase Test Ready: Plus Reading: Book 3, Student Book.

Book 4, Teacher Guide:

Large Print:
Catalog Number: 7-00523-00

Braille:
Catalog Number: 5-00523-00
Click this link to purchase Test Ready: Plus Reading: Book 4, Teacher Guide.

Book 4, Student Book:

Large Print:
Catalog Number: 7-00524-00

Braille:
Catalog Number: 5-00524-00
Click this link to purchase Test Ready: Plus Reading: Book 4, Student Book American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
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