Kaplan The NEW SAT Writing Workbook

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Problem #1: You want to sharpen your writing skills for the SAT, but don't have a lot of time to study. We get it. Everything you need to achieve your goals on the Writing section of the SAT is in this book. No long-winded lessons. Just what you need to score higher.


Problem #2: You don't know what to expect on the new Writing section. Don't worry. This book contains two entire chapters devoted to writing effective essays in ...

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Overview

Problem Solved.

Problem #1: You want to sharpen your writing skills for the SAT, but don't have a lot of time to study. We get it. Everything you need to achieve your goals on the Writing section of the SAT is in this book. No long-winded lessons. Just what you need to score higher.


Problem #2: You don't know what to expect on the new Writing section. Don't worry. This book contains two entire chapters devoted to writing effective essays in the style and tone that the SAT graders want. Plus, you'll find in-depth coverage of all the topics tested in the multiple-choice section's Usage, Sentence Correction, and Paragraph Correction questions.


Problem #3: Studying for the Writing section is boring. Let's face it. Studying for the SAT is never going to be a lot of laughs. But the payoff is huge — and the tools in this book are a straightforward path to your goal.


You don't have to put your real life on hold while you prepare for your future.


This comprehensive workbook includes:

• 3 realistic writing tests with detailed answer explanations

• Strategies for avoiding common language pitfalls

• Techniques for mastering the qualities SAT graders look for in a high-scoring essay

• Hundreds of practice questions, drills, and quizzes to help you sharpen your skills


Why Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions?

When you want advice, you probably ask your friends. Or parents. Or teachers. And each of them can probably give you some good advice about taking the PSAT. So why do you need Kaplan? Because your friends, parents, andteachers probably haven't invested millions of dollars developing realistic practice exams and test-taking strategies. Kaplan has. And when a test changes, we're prepared with the most up-to-date materials.

When it comes to the PSAT, your friends know what works for them, but do they know what works for you? Kaplan has helped millions of students — all kinds of students, from perfect-score seekers to students who run screaming from algebra problems — reach their individual goals. More than 65 years of test preparation experience — it's all in this book.


You can find the latest information about college admissions on our website. Sign up for our free email newsletter, the College Edge, and we'll keep you posted about college admissions trends and test changes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743260336
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/1/2004
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book vii
Note for International Students ix
Section 1 SAT Writing Essentials
Chapter 1 Strategy Overview 3
Chapter 2 Introduction to SAT Writing 9
Section 2 The Essay
Chapter 3 How to Write a High Scoring Essay 29
Chapter 4 SAT Essay Style 57
Chapter 5 The Twelve Rules of Good Writing 81
Section 3 Multiple-Choice
Chapter 6 Usage Questions 113
Chapter 7 Sentence Correction Questions 145
Chapter 8 Paragraph Correction Questions 169
Section 4 Practice Tests and Explanations
Practice Test A185
Answers and Explanations 200
Practice Test B205
Answers and Explanations 221
Practice Test C229
Answers and Explanations 245
Compute Your Score 251
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2004

    lots of helpful information!

    I didn't know what to expect on the new SAT essay part, but this book really helped. I especially like the strategies they give for writing and I'll be using them on test day!

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