SOLARO Study Guide for Biology 11 — University Preparation (SBI3U) is specifically designed to assist students prepare for quizzes, unit tests, and final exams throughout the year. It is 100% aligned with the Ontario curriculum and covers the following topics: Diversity of Living Things Evolution Genetic Processes Animals: Structure and Function Plants: Anatomy, Growth, and Function Each unit includes essential teaching pieces, practice questions, unit tests, answers, and detailed solutions. Challenger Questions provide students difficult questions that test their depth of knowledge. The complete solutions show problem-solving methods, explain key concepts and highlight potential errors. The resource is ideal for yearlong use by students, teachers, and parents at home or at school.
A Table of Correlations at the beginning of each unit identifies the curriculum outcomes for the unit as well as the multiple-choice, numerical-response, and written-response questions that specifically test those concepts. To help students understand the curriculum, the SOLARO Study Guide provides explanations for key concepts at the beginning of each unit and practice questions. The SOLARO Study Guide includes sample year-end tests that students may use to become familiar with provincial exam format and rigour. Detailed solutions are provided for all questions. Solutions show the processes and ideas used in arriving at the correct answers and may help students gain a better understanding of the concepts being tested.
SOLARO Tips for Being Successful at School provides students with suggestions for reaching their potential at school, identifying their particular learning style, maximizing their study time, and reviewing notes effectively. The section includes a checklist to help students assess their strategies for success. SOLARO Strategies for Success on Tests prepares students to write tests. This section provides students with study options for test preparation, descriptions of common test question formats, tips for understanding common question formats and directing words, suggestions for managing test anxiety, strategies to use before and during a test, and tips for selected subject areas.