This Level 11 (Grade 5) test will prepare your child for the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT(R)), a test for children that is used for admission to US gifted and talented programs, including the San Diego Unified School District GATE program, Houston Vanguard schools, and Chicago programs for the education of the gifted.
The questions in this CogAT practice test were created by educators who have prepared many children for gifted and talented tests. They cover all three of the test’s sections (nine question types) so you can help your student improve the logical and visual reasoning skills required to excel on the CogAT test. This gifted and talented workbook also includes resources and tips for preparing for the test, and provides sample questions for each question type.
By using this gifted workbook, your student can get used to the format and content of the CogAT Grade 5 test so he or she is adequately prepared and feels confident on test day.
This practice test contains all nine question types on the Level 11 CogAT, including:
Verbal (Picture Analogies, Sentence Completion, Picture Classification )
Quantitative (Number Analogies, Number Puzzles, Number Series)
Figurative (Figure Matrices, Paper Folding, Figure Classification)
We suggest you use the practice test as a diagnostic to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses, or as a ‘mock’ exam to simulate real testing conditions. In the latter case, we recommend that you have your child take the test in timed conditions over the course of a few days, as per the instructions in the book.
What’s Inside this CogAT Test Prep Book for Grade 5?
A full-length CogAT Level 11 practice test (Form 7/8), containing 176 practice questions.
Detailed descriptions of questions and answer keys.
Essential test prep strategies to help students avoid mistakes and achieve their best score.
Why use our Gifted and Talented books?
Our goal is to provide you with the very best resources, and the best value for your money. We created our test prep material because we could not find enough good practice material to build thinking skills and effectively prepare students for gifted and talented tests. As tutors, we have used various CogAT test prep books and have found that they either have an incorrect difficulty level or are too expensive. After studying original materials from test creators and testing them on children, we are confident our educational materials and tests reflect the real CogAT(R) in difficulty and structure.
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT(R)) is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company was not involved in the production of, nor endorses, this practice test created by Origins Publications and the Gifted and Talented CogAT Test Prep team.