Mastering the SAT Writing Test

Mastering the SAT Writing Test

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Is the dreaded SAT Writing Test weighing heavily on your mind? Get in shape to tackle it with this in-depth writing workout. In comfortable CliffsNotes? style, you'll get the information you need to improve your score - fast! Part I - Introduction includes: an overview of the new SAT exam; an overview of the Writing Test, including the essay and multiple-choice questions; and, a diagnostic test. Part II - The Essay and Verbal Review covers: essay writing skills, from topic sentences to conclusions; rules to review and remember; sample essays with critiques on why they are good and how they could be better; review of grammar and usage you need to know; practice with multiple-choice questions; and, practice writing essays. Part III - Practice Exams contain four full-length practice tests with complete answers and explanations, and two model essay responses per test, each with suggested scoring and detailed analysis.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 205.7 x 274.3 x 17.8mm | 226.8g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 076459835X
  • 9780764598357
  • 1,553,082

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Is the dreaded SAT Writing Test weighing heavily on your mind?Get in shape to tackle it with this in-depth writing workout.In comfortable CliffsNotes(R) style, you'll get the information you need to improve your score--fast!Part I: IntroductionAn overview of the new SAT examAn overview of the Writing Test, including the essay and multiple-choice questionsA diagnostic testPart II: The Essay and Verbal ReviewEssay writing skills, from topic sentences to conclusionsRules to review and rememberSample essays with critiques on why they are good and how they could be betterReview of grammar and usage you need to knowPractice with multiple-choice questionsPractice writing essaysPart III: Practice ExamsFour full-length practice tests with complete answers and explanationsTwo model essay responses per test, each with suggested scoring and detailed analysisshow more

About Denise Pivarnik-Nova

DENISE PIVARNIK-NOVA teaches College Preparation and Advanced Placement English. She has served as an Item Writer for the SAT and ACT; she is an independent consultant for the College Board as well as a Reader of the Advanced Placement English Language and Composition Exam.show more

Table of contents

PART I: THE NEW SAT. The NEW SAT Exam. The New SAT Writing Section-Diagnostic Test. PART II: ESSAY AND VERBAL REVIEW. Tactics for Successful SAT Essay Writing. Improving Sentences. Recognizing Sentence Errors. Improving Paragraphs. PART III: FOUR PRACTICE TESTS. Practice Test I. Practice Test II. Practice Test III. Practice Test IV. Final Thoughts.show more