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BARRON’S WRITING WORKBOOK FOR THE NEW SAT
BARRON’S WRITING WORKBOOK FOR THE NEW SAT
9781438006239
$16.99







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4th Edition
George Ehrenhaft, Ed. D. - All books by this author

This thoroughly revised edition of Barron’s Writing Workbook for the New SAT prepares students for the writing sections of the newly redesigned SAT Writing and Language Test and The SAT Essay. It includes:
  • An overview of the new Writing and Language Testtest
  • Sample multiple-choice questions that test students’ skills in editing and revising the text of four prose passages
  • Three complete W & L Tests for practice with all answers explained
  • Overview of the new “optional” SAT essay
  • Practice in reading and analyzing a “source” — the prose passage that students must write about
  • Numerous “Mini-Workouts” for sharpening essay writing skills
  • Samples of student-written SAT Essays for evaluation
  • Instruction in drafting and editing your essay
  • Guidance in completing the essay within the SAT’s time limitation
  • Five prose passages for essay-writing practice
  • Criteria for analyzing and scoring SAT essays
This must-have writing workbook will give you all the help you need to prepare—and succeed—at the writing sections featured on the brand new SAT.

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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Paperback / 384 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2016

 





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