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Standardized Tests: Word Games

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Structure of word game questions
  • How to eliminate bad answers
  • How to use root words
  • How to use context

Standardized Tests: Word Games

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:19
  • Structure of the Word Games 0:45
    • Example 1
    • Example 2
  • Tricks to Find the Answer 1:53
    • Find Clue Words in the Sentence
    • Predict What Word 'Might' Fit in the Blank
    • Eliminate Even Any Incongruent Words
    • Use Root Words and Prefixes to Help Guess Well
  • Exercises 9:02
    • Problem 1
    • Problem 2
    • Problem 3
  • Wrap Up 18:44