Elementary School Advantage 2008
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A comprehensive learning system for Elementary School 

[Grades 1 - 5]


Product Information


Elementary School Advantage 2008 delivers quality, comprehensive content that is aligned with classroom curriculum. Get the best results with over 1,600 lessons and 2,000 exercises in the core subjects.  Take advantage of a premier educational tool that offers state standards-driven content to increase scores in key subject areas.

A Complete Student Resource Center now on DVD with 10 core subjects along with after school extras including PC games and more!


Skills Learned

  • Math
  • Reading and Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Phonics and Grammar
  • U.S. History
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Spanish
  • Typing


Product Features

  • 10 Core Subjects Expanding on Key Academic Areas
  • 1,600+  Lessons Deliver Easy-to-Understand Concepts and Tutorials
  • 2,000+  Exercises Adapt to Different Learning Levels and Styles
  • Study Tools
  • Supports State Standards
  • Student Planner
  • After School Extras for today's students include music, PC games, mobile games, ringtones


Educational Features

Mathematics
Over 46 lessons and 915 exercises
Develop the fundamental concepts and secure a solid math foundation with entertaining activities, colorful animations and exciting lessons.

Basic Math 

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Exponents
  • Graphing
  • Word Problems

Advanced Math

  • Square Roots
  • Cube Roots
  • Numeration
  • Measurements
  • Logic
  • Reasoning
  • Rounding
  • Estimation





Reading, Writing, Phonics, Grammar and Vocabulary
Over 80 lessons and 1,700 exercises
Build confidence with skills gained from illuminating lessons, fun activities and interactive games.

Spelling and Vocabulary

  • Spelling Rules
  • Spelling Strategies
  • Letter Combination
  • Phonics
  • Syllables
  • Prefixes and Suffixes

Phonics and Grammar

  • Nouns and Verbs
  • Verb Tense
  • Vowels and Consonant Sounds
  • Adjectives and Pronouns
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Digraphs and Diphthongs

Reading and Writing

  • Comprehension
  • Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Possessive & Punctuation
  • Sentence and Story Construction
  • Story and Letter Writing





Science

Over 65 lessons and 275 exercises 
A fun-filled research adventure investigating Earth, space, living things, energy and Matter.  Extensive scientific illustrations and colorful animations bring the scientific world to life.

Earth Science

  • Weather
  • Properties of Air
  • Motion
  • Habitats
  • Living Things

Biology

  • Skeleton and Muscle
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Human Development
  • The Solar System
    • Planets
    • Space
    • Galaxies





Social Studies

Over 350 Glossary Terms and 12 Mini Movies
Explore the West, and survive the frontier in this trailblazing simulation of history and real-life survival skills.

U.S. History (West)

  • Oregon
  • California
  • Utah
  • Kansas
  • New Mexico
  • Missouri
  • Illinois





Spanish
Over 50 lessons and 230 exercises
Begin to build an understanding of basic Spanish language skills and learn the fundamentals of communication.

Language Skills

  • Alphabets
  • Numbers
  • Greetings
  • Objects
  • Words and Phrases





Typing
Over 45 lessons and 3 levels of difficulty
Keyboarding is a fundamental skill that every student should possess.  Stimulating lessons, enjoyable challenges, and exciting practice games make it easy to master essential skills.

Helpful Typing Tools include:

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


Added Bonus


Included FREE as an added bonus, you will receive Encyclopedia Britannica Student Edition.  The Encyclopedia Britannica Student Edition sets the stage for a lifelong journey of learning.  Enjoy this awesome homework resource, featuring the Encyclopedia Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, thousands of photographs, video and audio clips and historical timelines.  Includes the Merriam-Webster's Student Dictionary.



Windows System Requirements

  • Windows 2000 SP4, XP (Home and Pro) SP2, Vista
  • Pentium III or faster processor
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 480MB free Hard Disk space (If needed Internet Explorer requires an additional 50 MB hard-disk space)
  • 8X DVD-ROM drive
  • 800 x 600 (1024 x 768 recommended) 16-bit color Video Card
  • QuickTime 6.5 or later (not Included)
  • 16-bit Sound Card
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or higher
  • Printer support: works with most popular printers (monochrome and color) supported by Windows
  • 33.6 Kbps modem or faster and Internet service provider account required for Internet access




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Reviewed by 1 customers
2 star(s) Make it for Mac!

By NCMacChik from North Carolina on 1/3/2009

Pros: Lots Of Information
Describe Yourself: Quality Oriented

It would be smart to make it for use with a Mac. Apple is a fast growing company and there are many users... especially young generation.

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