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Are you ready for the SAT & ACT? : building critical reading skills for rising high school students

Author: Princeton Review (Firm)
Publisher: Natick, MA : Penguin Random House, 2014.
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Build a solid foundation in the critical reading skills you'll need to succeed on the verbal portions of the SAT and ACT with The Princeton Review! Are you ready for the SAT and ACT' Whether or not we like it, the truth is that scoring well on standardized tests is increasingly important in today's academic environment. The verbal portions of both the SAT and ACT test important reading comprehension skills that many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)857879330
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Princeton Review (Firm)
ISBN: 9780804125222 0804125228
OCLC Number: 883267871
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 14, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Word play --
Purpose and point of view --
Conquering hard passages --
Power of the "word."
Other Titles: Are you ready for the SAT and ACT?
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Build a solid foundation in the critical reading skills you'll need to succeed on the verbal portions of the SAT and ACT with The Princeton Review! Are you ready for the SAT and ACT' Whether or not we like it, the truth is that scoring well on standardized tests is increasingly important in today's academic environment. The verbal portions of both the SAT and ACT test important reading comprehension skills that many students are unprepared for'or need extra help with. With this book, The Princeton Review brings you a focused, strategic approach to improving those crucial reading skills. Be prepared to stretch yourself mentally'while having fun along the way! Inside the Book, You'll Challenge yourself with exciting, engaging activities and drills Hone your knowledge with lessons on topics ranging from the power of a single word to finding the "big picture" of a passage Use context clues to decipher the meaning of unfamiliar words Become a close, careful reader by paying attention to an author's specific wording Learn to recognize why an author makes a particular statement Identify the primary purpose of SAT-styled and ACT-styled reading passages Conquer difficult paragraphs by targeting the most important information Discover the language of argument and its implications From the Trade Paperback edition.

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