Barron's Writing Workbook for the NEW SAT

Barron's Writing Workbook for the NEW SAT

by George Ehrenhaft Ed. D.

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Overview

This thoroughly revised edition of Barron’s Writing Workbook for the New SAT prepares students for the writing sections of the newly redesigned SAT: The SAT Writing and Language Test and The SAT Essay. It includes:

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438068138
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/26/2016
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 729,113
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

George Ehrenhaft has been writing for Barron's for over three decades. During that time he has been the author or co-author of books on the SAT, the ACT, and both the AP English Literature and AP English Language exams. Other titles relate to English grammar and essay writing, especially writing college application essays. He has also written several Barron's Book Notes titles about literature, including The Grapes of Wrath and A Streetcar Named Desire.

Ehrenhaft spent most of his career teaching English in Westchester County, New York, at Fox Lane and Mamaroneck High Schools. He is now a resident of Moraga, California, where he has become a prolific watercolor painter.

Table of Contents


Greetings from the Author
SAT Writing Overview

SECTION ONE: THE WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
1 Overview
Answering the Questions
Sample Questions
Questions on Organization
Questions on Style and Expression
Questions on Sentences
Questions on Standard English Usage
Answer Key to Mini-Workouts
2 Writing and Language Practice Tests
Practice Writing and Language Test A
Answer Key
Answer Explanations
Practice Writing and Language Test B
Answer Key
Answer Explanations
Practice Writing and Language Test C
Answer Key
Answer Explanations
SECTION TWO: THE SAT ESSAY
3 Getting Acquainted with the SAT Essay
Overview of the “Optional” Essay
What to Expect on Test Day
The Essay Topic: What You’ll Write About
The Essay “Prompt”
How the Essay Is Scored
Use of Your Essay Score
4 Getting Prepped to Write
Reading the Source
Finding the Evidence
Screening the Evidence
Annotating: The Gold Standard of Source Analysis
Practice in Annotation
Answer Key to Mini-Workouts
5 How to Write an Analytical Essay in 3, 000 Seconds
Tactics for Writing a 4/4/4 Essay
Planning Your Essay
SAT Essays: What to Say and How to Say It
Answer Key to Mini-Workouts
6 You Be the Ump: Essays for Evaluation
SAT Essay Readers: What They Do and How They Do It
Essay Scoring Guide
Essays for Evaluation
7 Practice, Practice, Practice
Practice Essay #1
Practice Essay #2
Practice Essay #3
Practice Essay #4
Practice Essay #5
Index

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