Barron's How to Prepare for the Act Assessment

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Barron's Educational Series, 2004 - Study Aids - 713 pages
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This newly revised and thoroughly updated edition prepares students for the American College Testing Program Assessment, which is the required college entrance exam at many leading schools. In-depth subject reviews cover all test areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science Reasoning. This edition also includes a new, comprehensive guide tailored specifically for students planning to take the optional ACT Writing Test, which is being introduced during the 2004-05 school years. The manual contains an overview of the ACT, a diagnostic test, and three full-length model ACTs with all questions answered and explained. Other features include added practice exercises, study advice, and test-taking strategies for success. The book can be purchased with an optional CD-ROM, which simulates test-taking conditions, offering computerized versions of the tests with automatic scoring.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
PART TWO DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATION
17
PART THREE REVIEW AND PRACTICE FOR THE ACT
75
Reading Review and Practice
297
Science Reasoning Review and Practice
365
ACT Writing Test
421
Model Examination A
545
Model Examination B
601
Model Examination C
653
Index
709
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About the author (2004)

George Ehrenhaft is Chairman of the English Dept., Mamaroneck, NY, High School, and the author of several textbook supplements on grammar and writing skills.

Lehrman is a former Science Department Supervisor at Roslyn High School at Roslyn, New York.

Obrecht is Professor of English at Los Angeles Pierce College, Los Angeles, California.

Allan Mundsack, MA, is on the mathematics faculty at Los Angeles Pierce College and was twice elected President of the Academic Senate at Los Angeles Mission College, where he was vice-chairman of the mathematics department.

James Deese is Hugh Scott Hamilton Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Virginia.

Ellin K. Deese is former Assistant Dean in the college of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor in the General Faculty and Lecturer in Religious Studies at the university of Virginia.

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