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Special sections called "Nota Bene" provide information about etymologies and words that might be confused. Drawings, illustrative sentences, and challenging exercises help students master the vocabulary they need to read works of literature and prepare for SAT's. Exercises based on synonyms, antonyms, analogies, vocabulary in context, and sentence completions not only test students' mastery of definitions but also develop their familiarity with the format of comparable items on standardized tests. Other exercises offer practice in recognizing correct usage. Grade 9. 124 pages, softcover.
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Educators Publishing Service
Publication Date: 2000
Series: Vocabulary from Classical Roots
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Q: Approximately, how long does each lesson take? Thank you.
According to the teacher's guide you should allow approximately 40 minutes for the lesson, 30 minutes for exercises and 15 minutes for review. Three additional 15-minute optional activities are provided as well.
Q: Is it necessary to buy the Teacher Guide to this book, or is the answer key sufficient?
The teacher's guide contains tips for using the curriculum, vocabulary games, lesson activities, and discussion questions, as well as the answer key. It is not required to complete the curriculum, but is highly recommended.
Q: Is this worth a half credit or a whole?
This is a full-year vocabulary program. It should be used in conjunction with other components for a complete Language Arts credit.