Increase Your Score In 3 Minutes A Day: ACT Reading

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Master Reading for the ACT—FAST!

If ACT savvy is what you seek, this book is the resource you need. Learn the secrets, shortcuts, and strategies to succeed--with only minutes of effort a day.

Lively and straight to the point, this study aid to the ACT Reading section presents key principles and practical strategies that promote effective reading, practical test strategies that are life-savers when you're under...

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Overview

Master Reading for the ACT—FAST!

If ACT savvy is what you seek, this book is the resource you need. Learn the secrets, shortcuts, and strategies to succeed--with only minutes of effort a day.

Lively and straight to the point, this study aid to the ACT Reading section presents key principles and practical strategies that promote effective reading, practical test strategies that are life-savers when you're under time restraints, and sample passages with insightful commentary on how to select the correct answers.

  • Features essential strategies for tackling reading comprehension passages under the pressure of time
  • Provides sample passages and questions with examiner comments
  • Contains bite-sized sections ideal for students who study in short doses
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071456678
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/15/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 164,690
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Randall McCutcheon is a high school educator nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for innovation in curriculum, with experience teaching English, speech, debate, and journalism. Jim Schaffer, a finalist for the Teacher-in-Space program, is chair of the English Department at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he teaches English and journalism.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Making This Book Work for You
Principles of Reading
1. Rev That Engine, Parnelli!
2. Know When and What to Skip
3. Crystal Bell Grazing
4. Writing Between the Lines
5. X-Ray Vision
6. Something Worth Arguing About
7. Summarily Dismissed
8. Be Chalant
9. The power of Pivot
10. Wordlubbers, Beware
11. Get a Clue, Holmes
12. Coming to Terms
13. The Harder It Comes
14. Reading Fiction
15. Come to Your Senses

Test Strategies
1. Be the Test Maker
2. Ah, the Humanity (etc)
3. Mo, Hairy and Curly Context
4. The questions are the Answers
5. Context Messaging
6. The Night Before the Night Before
7. Translate Questions into English
8. Understand Overstaments
9. Read as a writer
10. Be a Med-Tater Tot
Etc.

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