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Assessment strategies for science grades 6-8 by Gina L. Hamilton

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Published by Walch Pub. in Portland, Me .
Written in English


  • Science -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Evaluation.,
  • Science -- Ability testing.,
  • Test-taking skills -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Grading and marking (Students)

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Edition Notes


StatementGina Hamilton.
SeriesAssessment strategies series
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20190748M
ISBN 100825151759

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