Contemporary'sGED: The Complete Bookis a complete and comprehensive study of all areas of the GED exam that provides hundreds of effective activities, engaging lessons, pre-tests, post-tests, and much more.CRITICAL THINKING SKILLSContemporary'sGED: The Complete Bookcontains a detailed explanation of the critical thinking process - Bloom's Taxonomy - that is critical on the GED tests. Students will need a basic understanding of the critical thinking process that will play a vital role in their success in GED preparation.INTERPRETING GRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONSThe GED exam relies on the use of graphs and illustrations. This expanded section is dedicated to teaching students how to use illustrations and graphs to find and critically analyze information presented in a graphical format.ESSAYThe essay section of Contemporary'sGED: The Complete Bookcontains activities for the GED essay standards. This includes appropriate essay structure, new scoring procedures, and plenty of essay practice for students.WORLD HISTORYThe social studies section includes world history information, which is now covered in the GED exam. A section providing a basic overview of civics and government has been added to help non-U.S. natives obtain a deeper sense of governmental procedures. The Economics section includes consumer related issues and teachings.PRACTICAL & BUSINESS DOCUMENTSContemporary'sGED: The Complete Bookuses practical and business documents within its Language Arts and Reading sections. Students will use documents like business memos, practical forms, and letters to provide real-life application and preparation for the GED Language Arts, Reading exam.Patricia Mulcrone is the author of 'Contemporary's Complete Ged: Comprehensive Study Program for the High School Equivalency Examination', published 2001 under ISBN 9780809294695 and ISBN 0809294699.