A nice book to learn about the SOL tests. It gives concise reviews of what kids needs to know, so you can check their readiness. The test taking tips are very useful for young students to raise scores. Informed parents can make a big difference in children's test prep. Note that such a thin book doesn't do much to improve math or reading. That requires daily learning in school and study in home. There is a nice web site www.beestar.org you can use every week to assess your child's skills step by step. With the fundamentals in place, this book helps to get a better result.
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Product Description This new test prep manual gives high school students in the state of Virginia in-depth preparation for the required exam in English Language Arts. As such it complements Barron’s recently published SOL manual preparing students for the SOL Algebra test. This English Language Arts exam is made up of two tests that students take over the course of several days. One is in Writing; the other is called Reading, Research, and Literature. This manual provides two complete practice tests with answers for each of these tests. ... Read more
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Great but old
I have been a high school English teacher for 8 years and I have used this book to help prepare my students for the English EOC SOL every year that I have been in VA. I like the layout, the explanations, and the practice tests.However the book was published in 2004 and some of the material is now outdated and useless.The SOL tests have been revised several times since then and I look forward to Barron's next publication on this subject.
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