Scoring High on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)
Includes practice in vocabulary, reading comprehension, spelling, grammar, math, reference materials, and science.
Teachers Editions provide detailed lesson plans and are necessary to use with the workbooks. They feature minimized reproductions of student pages with the answers filled in and also provide scripted instructions, teaching suggestions, test-taking tips, and objectives for the topic being covered. The student workbooks are filled with tests in the standardized, fill-in-the bubble format that students will encounter at the various grade levels. Approximately 20-30 tests are included in each workbook and cover the skills related to each test. Students fill in bubbles directly on the pages (please note that the workbooks are not reproducible so each student will need their own). The final unit in the student book is made up of practice tests, where students can use what they've learned throughout the book. There are no answers or teaching tips in the student books, which is why the teacher books are needed. In using this series, students become familiar with both following oral directions and the terminology on the tests and they get plenty of practice with actually taking tests.