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1 Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text ISBN Frequently Asked Questions Top Ten Questions With Answers IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703)

2 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) What is the purpose of the text? The text teaches students to write clear, effective, grammatically correct sentences. IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) What is the purpose of the text? The text teaches students to write clear, effective, grammatically correct sentences. Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

3 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How is the text organized? Table of contents Instructions for using the text Diagnostic pretest Nine self-paced units Diagnostic posttest Index Separate answer key Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

4 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) What are the titles of the nine units? Unit One: Understanding the Parts of Speech Unit Two: Understanding the Parts of a Sentence Unit Three: Avoiding Common Sentence Errors Unit Four: Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement Unit Five: More About Verbs Unit Six: Constructing Clear Sentences Unit Seven: Mastering Pronouns Unit Eight: Mastering Punctuation Unit Nine: Mastering Capitalization Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

5 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How long is the text and what is the readability ease score for the text? Text is 172 pages Answer key is 16 pages Readability-ease score is seventh grade Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

6 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) Knowledge of the skills taught is essential if students are to succeed on standardized writing assessments required for high-school completion, as well as on college entrance exams Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

7 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How should the student complete the text? Juniors and seniors may be able to work independently Freshmen and sophomores will require monitoring and may require classroom review Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

8 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How long will it take a student to complete the text? The average student can complete the text in twelve to fifteen hours Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

9 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How much does the text cost? $7.50 plus the cost of shipping the books to your location Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

10 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How can I purchase the text? Government credit card Purchase order from your unit or your school district Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

11 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) How will completion of the text help my school? The text correlates to the English or language arts sections of many standardized tests required for high-school graduation The text correlates to the writing sections of the SAT and the ACT Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

12 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) Once I place an order, how long will it be until I receive my texts? On the East Coast, no more than five working days In the Midwest, no more than ten working days On the West Coast, no more than fifteen working days Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

13 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) When a student is done with the text does he or she have any further use for it? Yes, the book can be used as a reference text Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

14 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) FREE closed-book tests available? JROTC instructors using Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text may request two closed-book tests (with answer keys) for free download by contacting us via . These tests have the same format and difficulty level of the pretest and final practice test in the text. Students have not seen the questions on this test before. Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

15 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) FREE closed-book tests available? JROTC instructors using Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text may request two closed-book tests (with answer keys) for free download by contacting us via . These tests have the same format and difficulty level of the pretest and final practice test in the text. Students have not seen the questions on this test before. Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text

16 IDA, Inc. P.O. Box #1108 Dumfries, VA Phone: (703) Fax: (703) inc.biz/ How do I contact IDA? Phone (703) Fax (703) or Web Site: Written Communication for Sergeants: A Self-Paced Text


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