Verbal Reasoning Assessment Papers 9-10 by Alison Primrose


Verbal Reasoning Assessment Papers 9-10 by Alison Primrose

This book comprises 25 assessment papers, each with 30 questions. Each paper contains a range of question types including sequences, codes, analogies, grids and similarities. Within each group, questions can be phrased in different ways, and these tests introduce your child to many of the more frequently used styles. The simple layout is similar to that used in many exam papers, so the papers will help children to become familiar with the question types and to feel more confident tackling them in a test situation. Verbal reasoning assesses a child's ability to see patterns and relationships at sentence, word and letter level. The questions test comprehension, vocabulary and spelling, as well as the ability to identify patterns and apply logic to solve simple problems. There is a strong correlation between language and literacy skills, and verbal reasoning, so reading, word games and spelling skills all contribute to success in verbal reasoning. The papers can be used as timed assessment tests or worked through a little at a time for regular verbal reasoning practice. Initially, it is better to focus on accuracy, then, as your child gains confidence, working at speed can be developed. If you wish to set whole tests, allow 15 minutes for each paper. If your child completes the test in less time they should be encouraged to check their answers carefully. Use the pull-out answer booklet to mark completed papers. Children can use the score boxes in the margin to make a note of their marks for each section. They then record their overall scores on the progress grid at the back of the book. It is a good idea to work through completed papers with your child, then you can identify any areas of weakness or confusion and discuss those questions together.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info


72 pages


Alison Primrose
More books by Alison Primrose


Publication date

31st July 2010



We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

Lovereading 4 schools