Barron's Core Focus Grade 8 (Paperback)

Test Practice for Common Core

By Judith Harmon, Nicole Pomaro

Barrons Educational Series, 9781438007120, 264pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2016

List Price: 14.99*
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Help students practice and prepare for the all-important Common Core assessment tests at the end of the school year. Every turn of the page provides a new standard with a series of practice questions for students to work on. Features include:
  • Hundreds of practice questions complete with detailed answers
  • Many different question types, including multiple choice, short answer, extended response, and more
  • Tip boxes throughout the book provide students with friendly reminders
  • Easy-to-follow tabs allow parents and teachers to recognize the types of questions within each standard
  • An easy-to-follow, side-by-side layout lets students conquer one standard at a time
  • Student-friendly worksheets reinforce what they are learning in the classroom
  • Practice tests at the end of each section pinpoint strengths and weaknesses
  • A cumulative assessment tests their understanding of everything they have learned

Grade 8 Test Practice for Common Core can be used at home or in the classroom. It’s an excellent resource for parents and teachers as they help students meet and exceed grade level expectations on the Common Core assessment tests.

About the Author

Nicole Pomaro has been teaching seventh and eighth grade English Language Arts at Blue Ribbon middle school on Long Island for seven years. She has been trained in the implementation of the Common Core standards. She has also collaborated with another colleague in the implementation and curriculum development of a Reading and Writing Workshop for eighth graders, which she currently teaches. Ms. Pomaro loves language and literature and strikes to invoke a similar passion in her own students.