This book contains three 11+ Verbal Reasoning tests with each paper containing 100 questions. It gives practice in the more difficult Verbal Reasoning questions found in many 11+ exams.
This questions are in standard "write in the answer" format and are a useful aid in preparing all pupils for their 11+ exams. They offer practice questions similar to those that have been used by state grammar schools in many areas such as Kent, London, Bucks or by the SW Herts consortium.
You can also use these tests to help prepare pupils for independent and private school selection tests. .
These challenging questions are the type of Verbal Reasoning question that many pupils find difficult requiring the child to deal with a number of pieces of information at the same time. (A grid may assist your pupils to put the information into a format that they can understand more easily.)
Verbal Reasoning involves your pupils thinking about words and text and solving problems, sequences, codes etc. (The questions are mostly language based though some questions may be number based.) It requires a pupil to have a good grasp of English grammar and a wide vocabulary.
Most schools and Local Authorities administer at least one Verbal Reasoning test. These tests may vary depending on the Local Education Authority or school.
Working through these tests will provide your pupils with an experience of formal testing while at the same time helping them to become more at ease with challenging Verbal Reasoning questions. Practicing these tests will increase the ability of any pupil to tackle the actual 11+ exams.
A time of 50-60 minutes is recommended for each test allowing preparation time similar to the actual eleven plus exam. Any pupil practicing these tests will be at a distinct advantage when sitting the actual 11+ exams.
Teacher support is crucial to a child’s success in their schoolwork. Preparing for the 11+ exams is no different.
Detachable answers are included.