CliffsTestPrep California High School Exit Exam: English-Language Arts

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Wiley, Jan 19, 2005 - Study Aids - 298 pages
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The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. See PDF example

CliffsTestPrep California High School Exit Exam: English-Language Arts can help you pass this critical competency exam necessary for high school graduation. More and more high schools are requiring exit exams in order to ensure that all students graduate with a thorough knowledge of state standards in mathematics. This easy-to-use CAHSEE English-Language Arts Preparation Guide gives you that extra edge with

  • Three full-length practice tests
  • Samples and strategies for all question types
  • Review of the California English-Language Arts standards
  • Answers to common questions about the test
  • Analysis charts to help you spot your weaknesses, including Essay Checklists

This book will help you understand the types of questions that will test your knowledge of state standards for grades 8 and 10. In addition, you'll hone your knowledge in all of the key subject areas, such as

  • Word analysis — discovering meaning
  • Reading comprehension — understanding the main idea, purpose and tone
  • Literary response and analysis — understanding characters, relationships, fiction, theme, and poetry
  • Writing strategies — finding and correcting errors
  • Writing conventions — writing an essay

With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!

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Jerry Bobrow, Ph.D. is an award-winning educator and author. He is a national authority in the field of test preparation and has been administering the test preparation programs for most California state universities for the past 30 years. Each and every year he administers over 500 programs assisting over 17,000 students in preparing for standardized exams. Dr. Bobrow has authored over 40 national best-selling test preparation books including Cliffs Preparation Guides for the CSET, MSAT, GRE, GMAT, the NEW SAT PSAT/NMSQT, CBEST, NTE, PPST, ELM, GED, TAKS, CAHSEE Math, CAHSEE English-Language Arts, and ACT.

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