Standardized tests are designed to measure students' abilities to think carefully and critically. Thinking Skills for Tests: Upper Elementary is a resource designed to help students learn effective critical thinking skills and other strategic test-taking skills. Chapters are organized by subject (reading / math) and skill (such as using clues to infer answers or estimation in word problems). Step-by-step instruction is written directly to the student; activities are designed to be worked through in order, as skills are sequentially built. 220 reproducible pages, softcover. Line-listed answer key included. Grades 3-5 / Ages 8-10.