Mastering the SAT Writing Test: An In-Depth Writing Workout

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Wiley, Sep 15, 2005 - Study Aids - 185 pages
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Is the dreaded SAT Writing Test weighing heavily on your mind?

Get in shape to tackle it with this in-depth writing workout.

In comfortable CliffsNotes? style, you'll get the information you need to improve your score--fast!

Part I: Introduction
* An overview of the new SAT exam
* An overview of the Writing Test, including the essay and multiple-choice questions
* A diagnostic test


Part II: The Essay and Verbal Review
* Essay writing skills, from topic sentences to conclusions
* Rules to review and remember
* Sample essays with critiques on why they are good and how they could be better
* Review of grammar and usage you need to know
* Practice with multiple-choice questions
* Practice writing essays


Part III: Practice Exams
* Four full-length practice tests with complete answers and explanations
* Two model essay responses per test, each with suggested scoring and detailed analysis

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About the author (2005)

DENISE PIVARNIK-NOVA teaches College Preparation and Advanced Placement English. She has served as an Item Writer for the SAT and ACT; she is an independent consultant for the College Board as well as a Reader of the Advanced Placement English Language and Composition Exam.

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