Writing Workbook for the New SAT by George Ehrenhaft Ed. D.

By George Ehrenhaft Ed. D.

The definitely restructured SAT collage front examination that grew to become powerful in 2005 contains a wholly new and extremely vital Writing attempt, which is composed of 2 major elements. First is a 25-minute interval in which scholars needs to write an essay on a given subject. Later, scholars needs to solution multiple-choice questions that try out their ability in correcting poorly-written sentences, discovering errors in grammar and utilization, and correcting errors within the first-draft model of a pupil essay. This handbook familiarizes scholars with all elements of the SAT Writing try and offers evaluate chapters and questions with solutions which are designed to hone test-takers' talents. additionally integrated is a priceless assessment of the Writing try and info on how pupil essays are scored. This guide offers 5 writing assessments. the 1st introduces scholars to the test's layout and the next 4 are just like the particular SAT writing try in size and query varieties. All checks have solutions and factors, and are available with directions on how scholars can convert their perform try out rating to the common SAT scale of 200-800.

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Choice C is the best answer. Choice D alters the intended meaning by improperly placing the focus of the sentence on students who studied American history long ago. Choice E improperly deletes the comma and adds needless words to the sentence. 31. E Although sentences 4 and 5 are grammatical, they are wordy. ” By combining the sentences, one of the repetitive phrases can be eliminated, thereby making the sentence more concise. Choice A contains a comma splice. Two independent sentences may not be joined by a comma.

In addition, as you learn what works and what to avoid, you’ll become more attuned to some of the basic principles of good writing. Because you won’t have time to invent a process when you write your SAT essay, it pays to have one in mind ahead of time. In preparation for the test, try out various processes while writing practice essays. Then develop the one that enables you to work most rapidly and efficiently while producing the best results. In effect, make a plan for what to do during each stage of the writing process.

Choice D shifts the structure of the sentence and makes little sense. Choice E has the same problem as A. ) 7. B Choice A illogically compares residents of Chicago to the city of Minneapolis. Choice B is the best answer. Choice C correctly makes the intended comparison but includes a clumsy construction, have equally the right. Choice D illogically compares residents of Chicago to the city of Minneapolis. Choice E is a sentence fragment. ) 8. D Choice A is unsatisfactory because the pronoun they fails to refer to any specific noun or other pronoun.

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