The Prentice Hall Florida Exit Test Study Guide for Writing
For courses in Developmental Writing. This self-paced study guide reinforces the skills students need to demonstrate on the Florida College Basic Skills Exit Test for writing.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 213.36 x 271.78 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
- 06 Dec 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
I. THE PRE-TESTS. The Writing Pre-Test. Diagnostic Paragraph. II. TESTING AND STUDY TIPS. III. THE WRITERS GUIDE. Unit 1: Conceptual and Organizational Skills. 1. The Topic Sentence. 2. Logical Patterns. 3. Supporting Details. 4. Relevance of Details. 5. Transitional Devices. Unit 2: Paragraph Writing Skills. Unit 3: Sentence Structure Skills. 6. Coordination and Subordination. 7. Modifiers. 8. Parallel Structure. 9. Major Sentence Errors: Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences. Unit 4: Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation, and Capitalization Skills. 10. Adjectives Versus Adverbs and Degree Forms of Adjectives and Adverbs. 11. Verb Forms. 12. Verb Tense. 13. Subject and Verb Agreement. 14. Pronoun and Antecedent Agreement. 15. Clear Pronoun Reference. 16. Pronoun Shifts. 17. Pronoun Case. 18. Standard Spelling. 19. Standard Punctuation. 20. Standard Capitalization. Unit 5: Word Choice Skills. 21. Appropriate Expressions. 22. Correct Use of Easily Confused and Misused Words. IV. POST-TESTS. Writing Post-test. Paragraph Post-test. V. ANSWER KEYS. Individual Exercises from the Writers Guide. Writing Pre-test. Writing Post-test. VI. EXPLANATIONS OF THE ANSWER KEYS. Individual Exercises from the Writers Guide. Writing Pre-test. Writing Post-test. VII. APPENDIX. Organizational Plan. Paragraph Outline. Answer Sheets for the Exams.