Which Books for Verbal Reasoning?Www.cherishedandsuccessful.com/11-plus The Majority of all books mentioned here can be bought from many online retailers,including Eleven Plus Exams, Amazon and WHSmith.Building the Foundation - Easter of Year 4Read, read, read!First and foremost, your dc should read, read, read!
Get him reading fictional books, aswell as non fiction.
Get him to read aloud to you, so you can pick up on words he doesn't know, and helphim look them up in the dictionary.
Get an atlas and frequently look up places mentioned in the texts.
Your dc should be reading books that are well written, so he can come acrossvocabulary which will stretch his mind; rather than books which have simple shortrepetitive words.If your dc is not an avid reader, start with abridged versions of classic novels. The following publishers have a great collection of easy to read books:
Step Into Reading, Levels 4 & 5and then there is also the original Complete Fairy Tales, by Grimm; and Stories and Tales, byAndersen (Published by Routledge.) In year 4, children should be encouraged to a read awide range of texts, and play word and number games. Reading should start early, and becontinued till the end.Ideas To Help Making 11+ Learning Fun,a discussion thread from ElevenPlusExams.The First Aid in English, Angus McIver This book should be started early on (a year in advance) for 11+ prep simply because kidscan get totally sick of doing it repetitively! However, it is a great book on English Usage -similes, group terms, gender, occupations, where people live (an aborigine lives in a humpy?)