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Catholic High School Entrance Exams: COOP, HSPT, Tachs [With CDROM] (REA Test Preps)

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Will your child be attending private high school? Then get… 
REAs Catholic High School Entrance Exams Test Prep for the COOP • HSPT • TACHS  
 
Whether applying to a Catholic high school or other private high school, our test experts show students how to master the COOP (Cooperative Admissions Examination), HSPT (High School Placement Test), and TACHS (Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools) entrance exams.  
 
Completely aligned with the most recent test administration, our in-depth subject reviews cover every topic tested on each exam. 
 
The COOP review features sequences, analogies, quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning (words and context), reading and language arts, and mathematics computation.  
 
Our HSPT review includes verbal & quantitative skills, reading, mathematics, and language skills. Review material for the optional sections of the HSPT exam (general science, mechanical aptitude, and Catholic religion) is included on CD.
 
The TACHS review covers reading, language, mathematics skills, estimates, and ability. 
 
Our test prep gives you everything you need to succeed:  
• Focused content reviews  
• Proven test-taking strategies  
• 6 confidence-building practice exams - 2 COOP, 2 HSPT, and 2 TACHS  
• Detailed explanations of questions & answers  
• Powerful diagnostic software to boost your score  
 
Key tutorials and targeted drills reinforce the specific skills and abilities needed for each test. Test-taking strategies and study tips are included to boost your confidence and ease test-day anxiety.  
 
The book includes 6 complete practice tests (2 for each exam), allowing you to test what you've learned and build your skills. Our TestWare CD features a timed practice test for each exam. The CD comes with automatic scoring, diagnostic feedback, and on-screen detailed explanations of answers. 
 
Specifically designed to prepare students for the next step in their education, this test prep is perfect for classroom, family, or individual study!  
 
Want to get into the school of your choice? Then get the guide that will boost your score!

About the Author

Shannon Grey, Ed.D., earned her Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood development from New York University; her Master of Education, Elementary/Language Arts from Rutgers, The State University; and her Doctorate of Education, Sociology and Philosophical Foundations of Education Specialization in Curriculum Theory and Development from Rutgers, The State University.

Dr. Grey has been an elementary school teacher, a curriculum developer, and staff trainer for kindergarten through 12th grade faculty members, staff, and administrators. She holds a permanent Supervisor Certificate, Teacher Pre-K to Grade 6 in New Jersey and New York. She currently is a faculty lecturer at Princeton University.

Table of Contents

Contents

About the Author

About Research & Education Association
Contributors

Acknowledgments 

Introductory Letter to Students 

 
 
Chapter 1  About This Book

About This Book

How to Use This Book and TestWare®

The Review Sections 
Independent Study Schedule

About the High School Placement Test (HSPT)

About the Cooperative Admissions Examination (COOP)

About the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) 

 
HSPT Practice Test 1 

Subtest 1: Verbal Skills

Subtest 2: Quantitative Skills

Subtest 3: Reading 

Subtest 4: Mathematics 

Subtest 5: Language Skills

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

COOP Practice Test 1

Subtest 1: Sequences

Subtest 2: Analogies 

Subtest 3: Quantitative Reasoning 

Subtest 4: Verbal Reasoning–Words

Subtest 5: Verbal Reasoning–Context

Subtest 6: Reading and Language Arts 

Subtest 7: Mathematics 

Detailed Explanations of Answers

 
 
TACHS Practice Test 1

Subtest 1: Reading 

Subtest 2: Language 

Subtest 3: Mathematics

Subtest 4: Ability .

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

 

Chapter 2  Verbal Skills Review

I. Analytical Reasoning Questions

II. Analogy Questions

III. Verbal Reasoning Questions

IV. Antonym Questions

V. Synonym Questions

VI. Other Test-Taking Tips

Chapter 3  Language Skills Review

I. Sentence Structure Skills

II. Verbs

III. Pronouns

IV. Adjectives and Adverbs

V. Punctuation

VI. Capitalization

VII. Spelling

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Chapter 4 Reading Review

I. Reading Comprehension

II. Vocabulary

Chapter 5 Mathematics Review

I. Whole Numbers

II. Fractions

III. Decimals

IV. Topics in Mathematics

V. Percents

VI. Advanced Topics

Chapter 6 Quantitative Skills Review

I. Number Relationships

II. Visual Problems

III. Symbol Relationships

IV. Series Questions

V. Comparison Questions

VI. Pre-Algebra Questions

HSPT Practice Test 2

Subtest 1: Verbal Skills

Subtest 2: Quantitative Skills

Subtest 3: Reading

Subtest 4: Mathematics

Subtest 5: Language Skills

Detailed Explanations of Answers

 

COOP Practice Test 2

Subtest 1: Sequences

Subtest 2: Analogies

Subtest 3: Quantitative Reasoning

Subtest 4: Verbal Reasoning–Words

Subtest 5: Verbal Reasoning–Context

Subtest 6: Reading and Language Arts

Subtest 7: Mathematics

Detailed Explanations of Answers

 

TACHS Practice Test 2

Subtest 1: Reading

Subtest 2: Language

Subtest 3: Mathematics

Subtest 4: Ability

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Installing REAs TestWare

 
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738606675
Author:
Grey, Shannon
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Author:
Price-Davis, Anita
Author:
Bell, David
Author:
Walsh, Brian
Author:
Price Davis, Anita
Author:
Alexander-Travis, Pauline
Author:
Davis, Anita Price
Author:
Shannon Grey
Subject:
Tests
Subject:
High School Entrance
Subject:
Parochial
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Subject:
Catholic High School Entrance Exams
Subject:
COOP/TACHS
Subject:
Test Prep
Subject:
SSAT & COOP (Secondary School Admission Test & Cooperative Admissions Examination)
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Revised
Series:
Catholic High School Entrance Test Prep
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 2.6 lb
Age Level:
from 14 up to 18

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