Fiske 250 Words Every High School Freshman Needs to Know

Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2011
Product Number: EB00599087
Released: Apr 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402260797
Publisher: Sourcebooks
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Learn the words you need to succeed in high school High school opens a world of new ideas and experiences—along with more challenging and sophisticated concepts. Knowing these 250 words will give students the gift of reduced stress, greater academic achievement, and a head start that will last for years to come. Using this book as a key learning tool, upcoming high school freshmen can... - prepare for the challenge of high school essay writing - learn to impress teachers with their reading comprehension and distinguished word choice - get ahead of their class with summer vocabulary learning - supplement their homeschool vocabulary curriculum - bolster skills with English as a second language - build a lifelong appreciation for words Every year, tens of thousands of families trust Edward Fiske, author of the #1 bestselling Fiske Guide to Colleges and the former education editor of the New York Times, as their guide for honest advice on creating the best educational experience possible. Together with vocabulary experts Jane Mallison and David Hatcher, Fiske 250 Words Every High School Freshman Needs to Know teaches students the most important words they will encounter in high school, across a wide range of subjects and skill levels.