THE BIG BOOK OF SKILLS 11th Ed. Sample

Skills 11e Cover

Compiled Sample


How to Use This Book, p. v

VERBAL SKILLS REVIEW

Grammar and Mechanics Skills Review, p. 3
Course Concept Outline, p. 3
Parts of Speech, p. 7
Common Grammatical Errors, p. 11
Analyzing Sentence Structure, p. 31
Problems of Logical Expression, p. 45
Idioms and Clarity of Expression, p. 53
Punctuation, p. 65

Diagramming Sentences Skills Review, p. 81
Course Concept Outline, p. 81
Subject and Verbs, p. 85
Modal Auxiliary Verbs, p. 91
Conjunctions, p. 96
Articles, Attributive Adjectives, and Direct Objects, p. 100
Adverbs, p. 105
Subjective Complements: Predicative Nominatives and Predicate Adjectives, p. 110
Appositives, p. 115
Prepositional Phrases, p. 119
Indirect Objects and Objective Complements, p. 124
Infinitives, p. 129
Gerunds, p. 138
Participles, p. 143
Adverb Clauses, p. 149
Adjectives Clauses, p. 158
Noun Clauses, p. 163
Glossary of Grammatical Terms and Diagramming Symbols, p. 168

Vocabulary Skills Review, p. 179
Course Concept Outline, p. 179
Building Vocabulary with Sentence Completions, p. 181
Building Vocabulary Through Context, p. 202

English/Writing Mastery Test, p. 255
English/Writing Mastery Test, p. 257

Reading Skills Review, p. 271
Course Concept Outline, p. 271
Honing Your Reading Skills, p. 273

Reading Mastery Test, p. 303
Reading Mastery Test, p. 305

Writing Skills Review, p. 315
Course Concept Outline, p. 315
Planning an Essay, p. 317
Composition, p. 319
Revision and Scoring, p. 324

MATH AND SCIENCE SKILLS REVIEW

Math Skills Review, p. 333
Course Concept Outline, p. 333
Numbers, p. 341
Fractions, p. 357
Decimals, p. 371
Percents, p. 383
Statistical Measures, p. 393
Ratios and Proportions, p. 401
Exponents and Radicals, p. 411
Algebraic Operations, p. 425
Algebraic Equations and Inequalities, p. 441
Geometry, p. 461
Coordinate Geometry, p. 487
Story Problems, p. 505

Math Mastery Test, p. 529
Math Mastery Test, p. 531

Science Skills Review, p. 537
Course Concept Outline, p. 537
Basics of Experimental Design, p. 539
Data Organization and Analysis in Controlled Experiments, p. 545
Presentation of Conflicting Viewpoints, p. 579
Types of Science Passages, p. 581

Science Mastery Test, p. 595
Science Mastery Test, p. 597

APPENDIX A: ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS

APPENDIX B: PROGRESS REPORTS

Error Correction and Suggestion Form, p. 687

 

 

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