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Title:
Pocket basics for English ; Pocket basics for math
Author:
Magree, Lyn.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
103 pages, 74 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
General Note:
"Quick and easy reference to basic terms and usage ; An easy reference to math essentials"--Cover.

Includes indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780071440844
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

All the essentials kids need to succeed in grade school and score well on standardized tests in one small, easy-to-use package

A great way for parents to help their kids build confidence in their academic ability while instilling the fundamentals, Pocket Basics for Math and English breaks subject matter down into bite-size, five-minute learning segments pitched to the average grade-schooler's attention span.

Kids learn the parts of speech, spelling, punctuation, literary terms, and how to distinguish between easily confused words. In math, they learn multiplication tables; units of time; months and seasons; the meanings of key math terms and symbols; geometric forms; how to calculate volume, area, simple interest, and discounts; and more.

The fastest, easiest route to mastering basic terms and usage in math and English Organized in bite-size pieces for impatient young learners A perfect handy reference for grown-ups too


Author Notes

Lyn Magree researched the fundamentals of English and mathematics to produce the bestselling Pocket Basics .


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Parts of Speechp. 3
Prepositionsp. 5
Articlesp. 7
Interjectionsp. 8
Adverbsp. 9
Verbsp. 11
Conjunctionsp. 18
Adjectivesp. 19
Pronounsp. 21
Nounsp. 25
Commonp. 26
Collectivep. 27
Abstractp. 28
Properp. 29
Spellingp. 30
Punctuationp. 41
Contractionsp. 55
Have and Ofp. 57
Definitionsp. 58
Common Confusionsp. 69
Forms of Addressp. 95
Phonetic Alphabetp. 96
Indexp. 97