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MIDDLE SCHOOL ADVANTAGE


$29.95  

(PN: 86659)
A comprehensive learning system for Middle School

Help your child secure a solid academic foundation with Middle School Advantage, a complete student resource center featuring fun and interactive state standards-driven lessons and activities. Middle School Advantage reinforces classroom learning with over 14 subjects, and student extras like Encyclopedia Britannica Ready Reference, iPod study materials and a student organizer. PLUS After School Extras like music down-loads, mobile games & ring-tones, logic-building puzzle games and more! Develop fundamental Math and English skills through interactive exercises. Understand Science and History and their impact on the world today. Enjoy Foreign Language lessons in Spanish, French, German & Italian!

Skills Learned:

  • Pre-algebra
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Reading
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Earth Science
  • U.S. History
  • Foreign Language
  • Typing

Software Features:

  • 10 Core Subjects Expanding on Key Academic Areas
  • 9,000+ Lessons Deliver Easy-to-Understand Concepts and Tutorials
  • 2,400+ Exercises Adapt to Different Learning Levels and Styles
  • Supports State Standards
  • Student Planner
  • After School Extras for today's students include music, PC games, mobile games, ring-tones

Subjects Covered:

Mathematics

Over 70 Lessons and 200 Exercises Build a solid math foundation by mastering the fundamentals.

Pre-Algebra

  • Formulas
  • Decimals
  • Percentages
  • Factorization
  • Measurements
  • Scientific Notation
  • Variables
  • Word Problems
  • Calculating Fractions
  • Ratios and Proportions
  • Order of Operations

Algebra I

  • Functions
  • Radicals
  • Exponents
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Absolute Values
  • Graphs
  • Lines and Slopes

Geometry

  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Reasoning
  • Angles
  • Triangles
  • Volumes
  • Surface Area

English

Over 100 Lessons and 2,000 Exercises A variety of entertaining interactive activities and lessons strengthen Language Arts aptitude.

Reading

  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Root Words
  • Comprehension
  • Main Ideas
  • Topic Sentences
  • Summarizing
  • Making Predictions
  • Syllables

Vocabulary

  • Patterns
  • Word Definitions
  • Synonyms
  • Homophones
  • Homographs

Grammar

  • Nouns and Verbs
  • Punctuation
  • Capitalization
  • Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Verb Tense
  • Subject/Verb Agreement
  • Regular and Irregular Plurals

Science

Over 200 Illustrations and Animations,7,500 Keywords, 800 Cross-References Explore the origin, structure and development of planet Earth through this fascinating multimedia program. Investigates current issues such as the ozone hole, greenhouse effect, and acid rain.

Earth Science

  • Weather
  • Properties of Air
  • Motion
  • The Solar System
  • Planets
  • Space
  • Galaxies

History

Over 106 Lessons and 280 Video Clips Students retrace historical events form the early settlement of North America through the Internet revolution of the late 20th and early 21st century.

U.S. History

  • Colonization and Settlement
  • Three Worlds Meet
  • Revolution and the New Nation
  • Expansion and Reform
  • The Emergence of Modern America
  • World War II
  • The Great Depression
  • Postwar United States
  • The Civil War and Reconstruction
  • The Development of the Industrial United States
  • The Contemporary United States

Foreign Language

Over 1,000 Key Words and Phrases Learn basic vocabulary and sentence structure in Spanish, French, German and Italian. Each one comes complete with the Native Speak pronunciation flashcard system.

Communication

  • Greetings
  • Family Members
  • Numbers
  • Travel
  • Human Anatomy
  • Clothing
  • Food and Beverages
  • Dates and Times
  • Furniture
  • Dining Out
  • Shopping

Typing

Over 15 Lessons and 7 Exercises Learn standard keyboard techniques with award-winning Mavis Beacon.

Keyboard Skills

  • Proper Keyboard Techniques
  • Practice Tests
  • Ergonomic Tips and Techniques
  • 10 Keypad
  • Speed Games
  • Accuracy Games

Publisher:  Encore Software

Windows Requirements
  • Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
  • Pentium III or faster
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 1.3 GB free Hard Disk space
  • 8X DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.4 or later
  • Video Card with 32 MB of Video RAM
  • DirectX 10 compatible Sound Card
Macintosh Requirements
  • Macintosh OS X v. 10.3.9 – 10.6
  • PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel processor
  • 867 MHz processor or higher
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 8X DVD-ROM drive or faster
  • 1.3 GB free Hard Disk space
  • 800 x 600 color display
  • Standard Macintosh sound




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