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Which Books for Verbal Reasoning

Which Books for Verbal Reasoning

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A list of books to use for Verbal Reasoning
A list of books to use for Verbal Reasoning

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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:
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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?)
 
Don't forget to buy the answer book aswell. Regular practice is recommended in the monthsapproaching the tests.Vocabulary Cards should be introduced through games.Learning the Method & Technique - January, Year 5The TutorsStep in, The Tutors! These guys are one of the Most Valuable Publishers in the VerbalReasoning World of the 11+! They have a range of interactive CDs which you can purchasefrom their websiteelevenplusexams.co.uk ,the ones we used were:
Vocabulary Builder CDis filled with word games,
Method & Techniquefamiliarise yourself with 21 types types in their freedownloadable book.
Verbal Reasoning CD Volume 1introduces the 21 types of VR questions that appear on NFER/GL Assessment papers.Starting to Practice - March, Year 5IPSThis publisher has lots of books which can be utilised in the early stages of the 11+ practice.They have:
Verbal Reasoning CD - Volume 2introduces you to short papers. A great way to start practicing.
15 Minute Tests level 2 & 3Test Practice Stage - 32 Weeks Left, Mid-AprilBright Sparks Series, Pack 1 & 2 - Susan DaughtreyThese two packs are the only publications of Susan Daughtrey that cover the 21 types. She

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