A REVIEW OF UPPLC’S VERBAL, QUANTITATIVE AND LOGICAL REASONING FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Verbal, quantitative and logical reasoning skills are very important both in children’s academic lives and their adult lives. Since children are naturally very inquisitive and are always very curious to know everything, this is the best time to teach them essential skills that will help shape them into better adults who are creative, innovative and have great problem-solving skills.
Verbal reasoning, apart from helping children to develop sound vocabulary, allows children to develop important qualities such as perception, understanding, empathy and the use of language to solve complicated problems. It makes them grow up to be socially independent and succeed in their various careers in future.
Quantitative reasoning, which is simply a form of numeracy skills, enables children to develop the ability to use their mathematical skills to solve different problems. It helps them to effectively evaluate quantitative information. A child who is sound in quantitative reasoning will grow up becoming a very good problem-solver.
Logical reasoning is also very essential because it challenges the minds of children and develops their general cognitive abilities, which helps them reason through important decisions, solve problems, discern truths, generate creative ideas and set goals. It also helps to increase the IQ of children which makes it easy for them to develop new, innovative ideas and set achievable goals.
These three subject areas, when combined, enhances the analytical skills of children which is a very vital skill in this era. This is why University Press Plc has taken out time to develop these educative books to help shape and easily transform them into the future leaders we, indeed, want them to become.
The books are segmented into two: Verbal and Logical Reasoning for Primary Schools, books 1 to 6 and Quantitative and Logical Reasoning for Primary Schools, books 1 to 6.
Verbal and Logical Reasoning for Primary Schools is a six-book activity series written for pupils in both lower and upper primary schools to broaden their mastery of verbal and logical reasoning.
The books have been carefully put together to enhance the verbal and logical reasoning skills of pupils through elementary English facts and concepts of the alphabet, parts of speech, spellings, tenses, synonyms, antonyms, homophones and homographs, jumbled words, anagrams and so on.
In addition to these, some logical test activities such as Venn diagram, puzzles, ranking and series, patterns, coding and decoding, analogies and “Sudoku” are included in the text. These are to help pupils improve on how to reason logically, improve on speed and mental ability, establish logical and analytical relationships and also build their level of confidence.
The series will afford pupils the ability to understand and comprehend written passages, acquire basic techniques required in solving questions on verbal reasoning with ease, thereby enhancing a better performance in common entrance examinations and other competitive examinations.
Book 6 of the series comprises carefully selected preparatory examination questions. This is to further enhance pupils’ level of preparedness for various examinations.
Quantitative and Logical Reasoning for Primary Schools is also a six-book activity series written for pupils in both lower and upper primary schools.
The books have been carefully put together to enhance the logical and quantitative reasoning skills of pupils through elementary mathematical facts and concepts of measurement, number series, variables, shapes, algebra and so on.
This is to help pupils develop their reasoning capabilities, problem-solving techniques, speed, as well as improve their mental understanding and ability to establish logical and analytical, relationships in arriving at the right solutions.
Presented and rendered in accordance with the mathematics curriculum as directed by the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), the books will help pupils acquire basic techniques required in solving questions on quantitative reasoning with ease, thereby enabling better performance in the common entrance examination and other competitive examinations.
Book 6 of the series comprises carefully selected preparatory examination questions which is also aimed at further enhancing pupils’ level of preparedness for the examination.
Other benefits of having these books include:
- It makes the children more creative
- It sharpens their analytical skills
- It promotes innovation
- It enhances brain function
- It increases their level of concentration
- It makes them independent thinkers
- It makes them practice-oriented
It is important to encourage children to read these books as this will help them attain academic excellence throughout their school days and even on to adulthood. The books will not only aid them in their academic lives, but will also build up their logical skills, and prepare them to become successful business executives, financial analysts, medical practitioners, engineers, authors, lawyers, policy makers, etc.
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By Janice Johnson Pemida