This book will teach you how to master SAT for only 3 minutes daily. With its guide you very easily will learn the Grammar and the methods used for writing the perfect essay. Although the book does not have too many pages with the accuracy of the content it is very useful for preparing for the exam. This book can really teach you how to write good essays and pass the exam. Thus, you will need more tips and exercises because no book can teach you how to write good essays for such short time. It comes with the experience.
The book is very helpful for writing essays and for correcting mistakes on a given sentences. This book is what you need for Writing Tests because it greatly helps you in improving writing skills and contains grammar explanation with solution. We can say that the main characteristic of the book is a grammar learning book. To understand this book and the strategies explained there you will need time so it is not recommended for fast learning SAT.
The reading passages are drawn from both literary and nonfiction writings. Students must use higher-order thinking skills in order to successfully respond to the questions: comprehension, application, analysis, and synthesis. In some questions, students will be asked to demonstrate that they understand literary uses of language and literary themes.
On the Writing portion, the multiple-choice items prompt candidates to make revisions and edits like the ones people make in everyday writing. The passages are drawn from informational and how-to texts, as well as workplace and community documents.
Do you need to strengthen your grammar skills before taking those all-important college entrance exams? If so, you've come to the right place. Barron's Grammar Workbook for the SAT, ACT, and More combines a detailed grammar review with standardized test questions to help students learn, sharpen, and practice grammar skills that are tested on the SAT and ACT. The book is divided into three sections. The first part of the book is called "Grammar Basics: An Orientation." It provides a substantive review of grammar terms (ie. noun, adverb, conjunction) with plenty of examples and short exercises. A chapter on sentences (ie. clauses, sentence structure, mechanics) is included as well. Part Two consists of grammar tests. It begins with a chapter on grammar pitfalls, followed by a chapter devoted to SAT grammar questions, an ACT grammar questions chapter, and a chapter covering grammar tests applicable to high school exit exams. These chapters contain plentiful examples of the types of multiple-choice questions found on these standardized tests, with detailed explanations. Part Three is called "Essay Writing on the SAT and ACT." It provides tips for writing an effective essay in the time allotted and includes sample SAT and Act Writing Test topics. Information on scoring the essays is included as well. Index included. 250 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa 2b1af7f3a8