• TABE Fundamentals

TABE® Fundamentals

Adult Basic Education Grades 9–Adult

Why TABE Fundamentals?
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  • Why TABE Fundamentals?

    Why TABE Fundamentals?

    TABE® Fundamentals is the only workbook series that provides comprehensive testing at the end of each book to help adult educators ensure that students are prepared for taking the TABE test.

    Manageable Instruction

    We understand that adults and young adults are busy with work, family, and other obligations. The materials are written and produced in a format that reduces page volume and extraneous time spent on unnecessary materials. Each workbook ranges from 64 to 136 pages and helps adult learners progress successfully through NRS levels faster than ever.

    TABE Fundamentals

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    • Correlations

      See how our other products align to the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE®). Download a PDF to see the entire alignment for reading, writing, and math.

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  • Features

    The TABE® Fundamentals series covers TABE testing for levels E–A.  The books directly teach the TABE Objectives allowing adult learners to quickly progress through the NRS levels.

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    • Relevant Content for Adult Learners

      TABE® Fundamentals features:

      • Thirteen workbooks cover reading, language, and mathematics
      • Study strategies and test -taking tips
      • Detailed explanations of answers that support independent study

      Each content area offers real-life examples to make content understandable to students of various skill levels:

      • Level E: Easy (readability 2.0-3.0)
      • Level M: Medium (readability 4.0-5.9)
      • Level D: Difficult (readability 6.0-8.9)
      • Level A: Advanced (readability 9.0-12.9)
    • Book Features

      Table of Contents

      The Table of Contents lists the TABE® objective for each section of the book and its sub-skills. TABE Fundamentals books are broken into sections according to objective. Learners receive instruction on related skills at the same time.

      Table of Contents

      To the Learner Pages

      These pages explain the TABE, provide a short description of each of the seven tests, and give students test-taking tips. These pages also highlight book and lesson structure and features, allowing adult learners to make use of the self-guided format.

      To the Learner Pages

      To the Instructor Pages

      These pages explain the TABE and its uses: Instructional, Administrative, and Governmental. They also outline the correlation between the TABE and National Reporting System (NRS) levels.

      To the Instructor Pages

      Program at a Glance

      This chart provides a quick overview of the elements of Steck-Vaughn®'s TABE Fundamental series, allowing instructors to match the TABE objectives with the skills areas for each level.

      Program at a Glance

      Answers and Explanations

      The Answers and Explanation sections in the Language and Reading books provide detailed explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices for each practice and review problem in the book.

      Answers and Explanations

      Answers and Solutions

      The Math book provides stepped-out solutions for each practice and review problem, allowing learners to work independently because they can see where they made their mistake and can apply the correct process or formula in future exercises.

      Answers and Solutions

      Bubble Answer Sheet

      Reproducible Answer Sheets in each book, correlated to each individual review and performance assessment section, prepare students for the standardized test-taking experience.

      Lessons

      Lesson features in TABE Fundamentals are the same across all levels giving continuity to the product family and a familiar format to learners using the series.

      Informal Introduction and Step-by-Step Instruction

      Each lesson begins with an Informal Introduction of the target concept using language that learners can understand. During Step-by-Step Instruction, learners are led through each step of the solution process for one skill or concept being taught.

      Informal Introduction and Step-by-Step Instruction

      Independent Application

      Each lesson features opportunities that allow learners to apply their new knowledge to a test example and to an independent practice problem.

      Independent Application

      TABE Objective Reviews

      The TABE Review is a cumulative review that appears at the end of each objective and tests the learner's mastery of the target skills covered in that objective.

      TABE Objective Reviews

      Performance Assessment

      The Performance Assessment is a cumulative review of all objectives and skills covered in the book. This assessment has the same number of questions and formatting as the actual TABE and is intended to mimic the test-taking experience.

      Performance Assessment

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