It’s never too early to start preparing for the 11 Plus or entrance exams! The good news is that Explore Learning can support your family to prepare for the 11 Plus and entrance exams straight away, working in partnership with you to get the best results.
- What does the 11 plus exam consist of?
- How do you pass the 11+ test?
- When did the 11 plus stop?
- What is the average score for 11 plus?
- When should I prepare for 11+?
- Should my child sit the 11 plus?
- How do you apply for 11+?
- How do I prepare for 11 English?
- How do you teach verbal reasoning for 11+?
- How do you teach non-verbal reasoning for 11+?
- What are the topics in non verbal reasoning?
- Is verbal fluency a sign of intelligence?
- Why is verbal fluency important?
- What part of the brain controls verbal fluency?
- What does the D KEFS verbal fluency test measure?
- What is verbal ability and fluency?
- What does verbal fluency test?
- What is lexical fluency?
- Is verbal fluency and executive function?
- How do you know if you are verbally fluent?
What does the 11 plus exam consist of?
There are four main subjects tested in 11 Plus exams: verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning, maths, and English. The combination of the subjects varies across the grammar schools and the layout of the papers and length of examinations also varies across different areas and exam boards.
How do you pass the 11+ test?
How to pass the 11 Plus Exam: A Guide for Parents
- Find Out What Exam Board Will Administer the Test.
- Start Preparing for the Exam Early.
- Cover Each Element of the Exam.
- Practise Both Question Formats.
- Use 11 Plus Practice Papers.
- Get Support From Other Parents.
- Consider Using a Private Tutor.
When did the 11 plus stop?
What is the average score for 11 plus?
When should I prepare for 11+?
Don’t start 11+ preparation too soon. You don’t need to begin looking at 11+ questions any earlier than the beginning of Year 5. Twelve months is plenty. I know you’ve probably heard stories of children who started in Year 1, but believe me, it’s unnecessary and possibly counter-productive.
Should my child sit the 11 plus?
No. There is absolutely no obligation for your child to sit the eleven-plus exam. If you and your child are content with their going to state schools – and if you are not particularly interested in private schools or selective secondary schools – then you don’t need to do anything else.
How do you apply for 11+?
Here are the step-by-step basics when applying for Grammar and Comprehensive schools:
- Consider which schools you would like your child to attend.
- Check for catchment areas.
- Attend an open day.
- Register for 11 plus.
- Fill in a Supplementary Information Form (SIF)
- Complete Local Authority Preference form.
- The exam day.
How do I prepare for 11 English?
Apply a strategy to each comprehension exercise:
- Read through the passage carefully twice.
- Read the questions through but write nothing at this stage.
- Read through the passage again to find clues in the text and highlight possible answers the questions.
- Start answering the questions by referring back to the passage.
How do you teach verbal reasoning for 11+?
‘ You can also try the following tips to boost your child’s verbal reasoning skills: Play word games and quizzes, for example, spotting the odd one out from a list of words, giving a synonym or antonym for a word, solving anagrams. Encourage your child to do crosswords and word searches, and play games like Hangman.
How do you teach non-verbal reasoning for 11+?
For many people, the 11 plus non-verbal reasoning tests are extremely difficult….Tips For Passing 11 Plus Non-Verbal Reasoning
- Accuracy. Accuracy is key.
- Draw out the questions. Try drawing out the questions as you go.
- Practice. Practice is key.
- Attention to detail. Pay attention to everything!
- Try out our free tests.
What are the topics in non verbal reasoning?
Some of the important topics under Non Verbal Reasoning are analogy, classification, series, Image and Figure Counting, Cube and Dice and so on….Let us see the various types of questions that may come in this section one by one from below.
- Figure Counting & Image Formation.
- Cube & Dice.
Is verbal fluency a sign of intelligence?
It was found that verbal fluency tests correlated about 0.30 with Verbal Intelligence Quotient (IQ) and Full Scale IQ. In the WCST only Perseverative Errors negatively correlated with Verbal IQ and Full Scale IQ.
Why is verbal fluency important?
Verbal fluency is a cognitive function that facilitates information retrieval from memory. Successful “retrieval from memory” requires executive control over cognitive processes such as selective attention, selective inhibition, mental set shifting, internal response generation, and self-monitoring.
What part of the brain controls verbal fluency?
Some previous neuroimaging and lesion studies have suggested that category fluency (semantic-based word retrieval) is mediated primarily by temporal cortex, while letter fluency (letter-based word retrieval) is mediated primarily by frontal cortex.
What does the D KEFS verbal fluency test measure?
The D-KEFS Verbal Fluency Test (VF) is comprised of three testing conditions: Letter Fluency, Category Fluency, and Category Switching. The VF measures multiple aspects of verbal behavioural productivity and cognitive flexibility. The examinee says words beginning with a specified letter as quickly as possible; 2.
What is verbal ability and fluency?
Verbal fluency is a cognitive function that facilitates information retrieval from memory. Tests of verbal fluency evaluate an individual’s ability to retrieve specific information within restricted search parameters (Lezak, Howieson, Loring, Hannay, & Fischer, 2004).
What does verbal fluency test?
The verbal fluency test is a short test of verbal functioning (e.g., Lezak et al., 2012). In the standard versions of the tasks, participants are given 1 min to produce as many unique words as possible within a semantic category (category fluency) or starting with a given letter (letter fluency).
What is lexical fluency?
Lexical fluency (word generation, Thurstone test): Ask the patient to generate as many words as possible beginning with the letter F in one minute. No proper names or derivatives are allowed. Design fluency (how many designs with four lines) has been suggested as an alternative for aphasic patients.
Is verbal fluency and executive function?
Measures of phonemic and semantic verbal fluency, such as FAS and Animal Fluency (Benton, Hamsher, & Sivan, 1989), are often thought to be measures of executive functioning (EF). However, some studies (Henry & Crawford, 2004a , 2004b , 2004c ) have noted there is also a language component to these tasks.
How do you know if you are verbally fluent?
One important aspect of verbal fluency is having a large vocabulary of words to draw on. But a large word store is not all that is involved; you also need to be able to search rapidly through your vocabulary, find a word that fits the task, speak it and then repeat this until you run out of time.
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