The author presents a self-assessment writing test and five practice SAT II Writing Tests with explained answers for multiple-choice questions and performance evaluation charts for written essays. There is also a self-scoring guide that reflects SAT II standards for the essay questions. Additional features include a grammar and punctuation review plus advice on style and usage. This updated edition contains more than two dozen student essays, each of them analyzed and scored. And for students taking the new-format SAT, which replaces the old SAT II beginning in Spring 2005, this manual offers detailed advice and practice for the SAT's all-new essay-writing component.Structure of Paragraphs Each paragraph of a well-written essay is, in effect, an essay in miniature. ... and feel of little value when they daily fail in a school environment which stresses and rewards academic success. ... For instance, a writer may set down several observations of a fast food restaurant: the crowd, the noise, the overflowing garbage can, the constant motion, the lines of people, and so on.
|Title||:||How to Prepare for SAT II|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2004|