Test-Prep Your IQ with the Essentials of Music & Song

Test-Prep Your IQ with the Essentials of Music & Song

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 256 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780768911893
  • DDC分類 780.76

Full Description


An effective way to get students to learn is to make them feel as if they're not being taught. This brand-new series is designed to make those countless hours students spend preparing for tests fun and enjoyable. Each volume combines test-taking strategy and instruction with engaging facts and tidbits on a specific topic, all in an effort to help students score higher on the SAT and other standardized tests. Great for trivia buffs, too! Features include: -- Fifteen 50-question subject-specific tests with fun trivia-type questions -- Practice questions that increase in difficulty to mimic the format of SAT-type questions -- Test-taking tips and strategies -- Techniques for taking timed tests Why study with the same old practice questions when you can test your knowledge of melodies, artists, lyrics, and more? Spanning heavy metal, jazz, disco, as well as contemporary pop, rock, and rap, this is an effective and enjoyable guide to improving scores.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (3)
Test-Taking Strategies 3 (8)
Fun Facts 11 (18)
Classical Music 29 (20)
The Big Bands of the Swing Era 49 (23)
Those Fabulous Fifties 72 (21)
We're a Little Bit Country 93 (22)
Th'Th', Th'Th', That's All Folk! 115(19)
The Psychedelic Sixties 134(23)
The Electrifying Seventies 157(21)
The Excellent Eighties 178(20)
The Alternative Age: The 1990s and Beyond 198(19)
The R&B, Hip-Hop, and Rap Revolution 217(22)
Stuff Your Parents Don't Want You To Hear 239