SAT Vocabulary

A New Approach

Author: Erica L Meltzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997517842

Category: English language

Page: 133

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SAT Vocabulary: A New Approach covers key vocabulary for the Reading test, Writing and Language test, and Essay of the redesigned (2016) SAT. Written by two leading test-prep authors, this book offers an approach that is aligned with the new SAT's focus on vocabulary in context. Rather than provide long lists of words and definitions for students to memorize, it features thorough explanations of the various contexts in which vocabulary is tested, then gives students the opportunity to practice applying knowledge via carefully sequenced series of exercises.
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Seberson Method

New SAT Vocabulary Workbook: Over 700 High-frequency Words to Master

Author: Katya Seberson

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 9781641525176

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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Further your SAT vocabulary knowledge to get farther down the road to success Seberson Method: New SAT® Vocabulary Workbook helps students master more than 700 high-frequency words that frequently appear on the test's Reading, Writing, and Essay sections. The book's approach reflects changes made to the SAT in recent years, focusing on more contextual vocabulary understanding than rote memorization. Each of the 145 bite-size lessons features a theme to help improve vocabulary retention, and each includes an activity to test understanding. It's a modern workbook designed to give college-bound students the edge needed to improve their SAT scores. The Seberson Method includes: Contextual learning--Vocabulary is organized into sections focused on real topics you'll encounter on the SAT such as history and science. Master tricky topics--Learn the difference between similar words and phrases with different meanings. Now or later--This focused approach works equally well for students who are taking the test in a week or in a year. This workbook is a perfect resource for anyone looking to master the SAT's vocabulary section with the most contemporary information and methods available.
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Tooth and Nail

A Novel Approach to the SAT

Author: Charles Harrington Elster,Joseph Elliot

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547545894

Category: Study Aids

Page: 368

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An SAT and ACT vocabulary-building program in the lively form of a mystery novel. Now students who take these entrance exams can learn more than 1,300 vocabulary words, improve reading comprehension, and enjoy a good story all at the same time. Includes exercises, glossary with page references.
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Direct Hits Us History in a Flash

For the AP and SAT II

Author: Larry Krieger

Publisher: Direct Hits Publishing

ISBN: 9781936551040

Category: Advanced placement programs (Education)

Page: 348

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US History in a Flash is the definitive prep book for both the AP US History exam and the SAT II US History subject test. The book is based upon a bold new approach. Instead of trying to be a mini-textbook that covers everything, US History in a Flash uses the Direct Hits selective approach of only focusing on topics that have generated clusters of questions. Here are some of the book 's unique features: 40 chronological chapters that focus on 196 key topics. Each topic is covered in a vivid narrative outline.Over 100 study tips that tell students what to ignore and what to emphasize.Correlations to the treasure trove of information found at the College Board 's AP Central website.Detailed chapters on the DBQ and Free-Response essays that include annotated sample essays and thesis paragraphs.A triple tier study plan that includes long-term, mid-term and short term materials. The short-term materials include ten Top Ten lists of keypoints students absolutely, positively have to know.Additional coverage of post-World War II topics that are often skimmed over or even skipped in classes that fall behind schedule.SAT vocabulary words taken from the renowned Direct Hits vocabulary books are integrated and defined in the narrative.About the Author: Larry Krieger is the leading authority on US History, World History, Art History, and the SAT, having written over 20 books on the subjects. In a teaching career that has spanned over 40 years, Krieger has taught urban, rural, and suburban students. In 2004 and 2005, the College Board recognized Larry as one of America 's most successful AP teachers. Krieger is particularly proud of US History in a Flash. It contains a lifetime of key points, strategies, and tips for both the AP US History exam and the SAT II US History subject test.
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Maker Literacy: A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries

A New Approach to Literacy Programming for Libraries

Author: Lynn Pawloski,Cindy Wall

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440843813

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 116

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This book takes the creativity and inventiveness of the maker movement and applies that energy in a new way to help children learn across all subject areas as well as broaden their world view. • Addresses the avid interests of youth in technology • Provides librarians with a practical resource for incorporating tech literacy into storytime and other youth programs • Gives librarians a programming tool to use with makerspaces that can be used to integrate them with all areas of learning
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SAT 词汇宝典

Author: 王志强,陈方 编著

Publisher: 清華大學出版社

ISBN: 7302257922

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 543

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本书是美国名校入学考试指导系列之一,侧重 SAT 考试词汇部分的讲解和训练。所 选的3500个单词均出自SAT 考试权威词库,每个单词的释义均侧重 SAT 考试中常用的 意思和用法,具有很强的针对性。 为了增强本书的实用性,本书在每个章节的释义部分后面附有选词填空和多项选择 两类练习题,目的是训练学生在具体的情形和语境中练习完成句子从而掌握词义和用法。 常春藤100的教学实践证明,通过上下文和形象思维来理解、记忆、积累词汇是极为行 之有效的方法。 本书练习题中所选用的句子多数选自英美作家和主流媒体的文章,有相当一部分是 作者撰写的,范围涵盖文史、音乐、艺术、科学、政治、经济、哲学、宗教、社会学、 心理学、生物学、考古学、人类学等,内容基本与 SAT 考试对接。考生通过使用本书, 能够熟悉 SAT 考试经常涉及的知识领域、考题形式和特点,为将来从容应试打下基础。 本书共分 74 个章节。除了每章后面的练习题,正文最后还增加了 5 组句子练习, 作为正文练习部分的补充。
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SAT Vocabulary - A Word a Minute!

Author: Dean Vaughn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780942168181

Category:

Page: 240

View: 1941

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A MUST for everyone who takes the SAT or wants to build a powerful vocabulary! Use this book to score high on the SAT or to build your English vocabulary to a phenomenal degree! Learn 300 Latin and Greek elements (roots, prefixes and suffixes) and 300 English vocabulary words at the remarkable rate of one new element or word per minute! This Dean Vaughn Total Retention System(tm) is fast, fun, and easy. You will learn how to remember the meanings of the 600 elements and words taught in this book! Like all Dean Vaughn Total Retention Systems, this book is designed for 100% retention! This same proven learning system has been used by millions of individuals in over 10,000 academic and business institutions to learn the meanings of 11,000 complex medical terms. It will now help you build a very powerful English vocabulary. No method of teaching English vocabulary has approached the speed of learning made possible by the Dean Vaughn Total Retention System. No method of learning has begun to approach the effectiveness of the proven memory techniques that make this system possible. At last, there is a way to learn vocabulary without tedious, boring memorization by repetition. With the Dean Vaughn Total Retention System you learn by imagining illogical visual associations already created for you. By recalling these associations (that are so illogical you can't forget them) you will remember the meanings to every element and word taught in this book. In just minutes per day you can easily build your vocabulary far greater than you have ever dreamed possible, and you will have fun doing it! The book includes a convenient review section, enabling you to quickly review the meanings of all the elements or words you have learned up to any point in the book. This book is the world's fastest and easiest method to build English vocabulary - GUARANTEED!
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Test of Time

A Novel Approach to the SAT and ACT

Author: Charles Harrington Elster

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780156011372

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 420

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An eccentric writer is finishing a manuscript about a rebellious boy named Huck when it suddenly disappears and in its place appears a strange contraption--a college student's laptop that has traveled through time.
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