Take the Summer Reading Recommendation Quiz

Summer is right around the corner, which means it is the perfect time to read some new fiction. The following quiz will help pick the ideal book for you. All of these books are ones I have read in the last two years. These are the best books I have read that are fiction andContinue reading “Take the Summer Reading Recommendation Quiz”

Advanced Work with Adjectives

Take the time to familiarize yourself with the following 16 useful adjectives: Advanced Adjectives Study Link Take the following comprehension quiz: Activity Choose six of the new adjectives and write a sentence for each of them. Now, it is time to put the adjective skills to answer real GED questions. These questions are adapted fromContinue reading “Advanced Work with Adjectives”

Proper Adjectives/Using Adjectives to make your writing more concise

What do Trumpian tweets, French poodles, and Buddhist monks have in common? They are all described using proper adjectives! Proper adjectives are based on names and need to be capitalized. They tend to be based in either a certain place or person. Take a look at some examples: Practice Use adjectives, both proper and common,Continue reading “Proper Adjectives/Using Adjectives to make your writing more concise”

Adjectives in a nutshell

The following is based off of: Grammar and Usage for Better Writing. What is the difference between a dog and that short, white dog? Dog means any dog at all. The words that, short, and white modify (change) the meaning of dog from any dog to a specific dog. These words are called adjectives. AnContinue reading “Adjectives in a nutshell”

A Day in the Life of a Cybernaut

First, if you need to refresh on your adjectives, click here. In this activity, fill in the missing adjectives in this story and get a peek into the life of a Los Angeles Public Library cybernaut. If you need help, I have posted a list of possible adjectives to use below. Everything in this storyContinue reading “A Day in the Life of a Cybernaut”

Using transitional words effectively

The following are resources for learning transitional words and phrases. Start here for an explanation and short quiz: https://bestgedclasses.org/using-transitional-words-and-phrases/ Take a transitional words quiz: https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=transitional-words_3 Exercise: Add missing transition words to the following paragraph: Below is a useful reference of popular transition words:

Top 25 Things You Need to Know to Pass the GED Reading and Language Arts Test

The following is adapted from the book Language Arts Workbook for the GED Test. I highly recommend it for study, as it has plenty of realistic practice question with explanations. Main Idea: Identify the main idea of a paragraph or passage. Structural Relationships: Distinguish between cause-and-effect, compare-and-contrast, and parallel relationships. Follow the sequence of eventsContinue reading “Top 25 Things You Need to Know to Pass the GED Reading and Language Arts Test”