411 SAT Essay Prompts and Writing Questions

411 SAT Essay Prompts and Writing Questions - 411 SAT ESSAY...

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Unformatted text preview: 411 SAT ESSAY PROMPTS AND WRITING QUESTIONS N E W Y O R K 411 SAT ESSAY PROMPTS AND WRITING QUESTIONS Copyright 2006 LearningExpress, LLC. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by LearningExpress, LLC, New York. Library of Congress Catologing-in-Publication Data: 411 essay prompts and writing questions. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-57685-562-1 (alk. paper) 1. SAT (Educational test)Study guides. 2. Universities and colleges United StatesEntrance examinationsStudy guides. LB2353.57.A138 2006 378.1'662dc22 2006012695 Printed in the United States of America 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 ISBN 978-1-57685-562-1 For information on LearningExpress, other LearningExpress products, or bulk sales, please write to us at: LearningExpress 2 Rector Street 26th Floor New York, NY 10006 Or visit us at: www.learnatest.com INTRODUCTION 1 PRETEST 3 CHAPTER 1 Ready, Get Set . . . 15 CHAPTER 2 Recognizing Sentence Errors 25 CHAPTER 3 Improving Sentences Questions 49 CHAPTER 4 Improving Paragraphs Questions 93 CHAPTER 5 Responding to Quotation Prompts 117 CHAPTER 6 Responding to Idea Prompts 135 POSTTEST 155 Contents v 411 SAT ESSAY PROMPTS AND WRITING QUESTIONS T he same is true when it comes to taking the SAT. If you dont know what the SAT is going to be like or what questions it is going to ask, your imagination can really scare you into thinking it is much worse than it is or lead you to believe it is something it isnt. By taking the time to study and under-stand what actually is on the SAT (versus what you imagine might be), you will be prepared. You will know exactly what to expect and thus, how to prepare (and how not to). 411 SAT Essay Prompts and Writing Questions will show you what is going to be in the SAT Writing section, as well as what you need to know to ace it. It takes the mysteryand thus the fearout of the whole study process and gives you the information you need to get a stronger, higher score. Introduction 1 As any scary book or movie proves repeatedly, the most frightening thing anyone usually has to face is the unknown or unexpected. If you know that you are going to be attacked by a hostile alien from Pluto, you can prepare for it with the appro-priate high-tech weaponry. If you know that a crazed former high school sweetheart looking for revenge is waiting in the basement, you can call 911 and then run. Its the not knowing what is around the corner that is usually the most intimidating. Following that theme, lets start off by removing the unknown from how this book is designed. Here is what we are going to do: take a look at some of the basic strategies of taking the SAT, such as using the process of elimination and coping with test anxiety explain in-depth each of the four different kinds of writing challenges the SAT gives you and how to address each one, including the essay portion give you hundreds (yes, hundreds!) of examples of the multiple-choice questions and writing prompts you give you hundreds (yes, hundreds!...
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