Master the GED and get your high school equivalency diploma... Our test experts show you the right way to prepare for this important test. REA's latest GED edition examines all subject areas to be found on the exam including in-depth coverage of the GED's essay test. The comprehensive review covers every possible exam topic: Language Arts/Writing, Language Arts/Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math. Features 3 full-length practice exams. Each practice exam question is fully explained to help you better understand the subject material. Use the book's appendix and index for speedy look-ups and smarter searches. Follow up your study with REA's proven test-taking strategies and study schedule that get you ready to master the GED. Also features REA's popular CD-ROM software, TESTware, with full-length, timed, computerized practice exams that give you the closest thing to experiencing a live exam at a testing center. Each computerized test provides actual exam conditions with controlled timing and question order. Your score and test performance are automatically calculated, plus the program provides analysis of your performance with suggestions for further study. DETAILS - Comprehensive review of every subject to appear on the GED exam: Language Arts/Writing, Language Arts/Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math - Flexible study schedule tailored to your needs - Packed with proven test tips, strategies and advice to help you master the GED - 3 full-length practice GED exams. Each exam question is answered with easy-to-follow, easy-to-grasp explanations to allow for greater understanding of each problem. - CD-ROM TESTware program containing 2 of the book's practice exams to give you the closest thing to experiencing an exam live at a computer testing center. - Fully indexed for quicker and smarter searches. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Windows 98 or higher; 64MB Available RAM; 100 MB hard-disk space available TABLE OF CONTENTS INSTALLING REA's TESTware ABOUT RESEARCH & EDUCATION ASSOCIATION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION About this Book and TESTware About the Test How to Use this Book Format for the GED About the Review Sections Scoring the Exam GED Essay Scores Scoring Worksheet Studying for the GED Requirements for Issuance of Certificate/Diploma GED Test-Taking Tips The Day of the Test GED Study Course Schedule CHAPTER 2 - LANGUAGE ARTS: WRITING REVIEW Part I Review Writing I Strategies Review of Standard Written English Capitalization Punctuation Spelling and Word Usage Part II Review The Essay Test Why Essays Exist Essay Strategies Pre-Writing/Planning Time Writing Your Rough Draft Revising, Editing, and Proofreading CHAPTER 3 - SOCIAL STUDIES REVIEW Social Studies Topics U.S. History Economics Political Science Geography CHAPTER 4 - SCIENCE REVIEW Strategies for Science Sections Biology Chemistry Earth Science Physics CHAPTER 5 - LANGUAGE ARTS: READING REVIEW Language Arts: Reading Topics Reading Prose Reading Poetry Reading Drama Reading Commentary CHAPTER 6 - MATH REVIEW Strategies for Math Sections Arithmetic Algebra Geometry PRACTICE EXAMS EXAM I Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers EXAM II Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers EXAM III Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers APPENDIX ANSWER SHEETS INDEX EXCERPT About Research & Education Association Research & Education Association (REA) is an organization of educators, scientists, and engineers specializing in various academic fields. Founded in 1959 with theCameron, S. is the author of 'Best Test Preparation For The Ged High School Equivalency Diploma', published 2004 under ISBN 9780738600437 and ISBN 0738600431.