Pass Key To The ACT, 9th Edition

Overview


This abbreviated but completely up-to-date version of Barron's full-size ACT test preparation manual presents:
  • Two full-length ACT practice tests with all questions answered and explained
  • A handy guide for calculating your ACT score
  • Subject review sections with additional practice questions covering English, math, reading, science reasoning, and advice for students taking ...
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Overview


This abbreviated but completely up-to-date version of Barron's full-size ACT test preparation manual presents:
  • Two full-length ACT practice tests with all questions answered and explained
  • A handy guide for calculating your ACT score
  • Subject review sections with additional practice questions covering English, math, reading, science reasoning, and advice for students taking the optional writing test

Additional helpful features include an overview of the ACT with descriptions of test question types and test-taking advice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438001159
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 784,278
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface

Acknowledgments

Test-Taker's Checklist for the ACT

  • 1 Preparing for the ACT

The ACT

Before Taking the ACT

Test Scores

Composite Scores and College Enrollment

  • 2 Preparing for the English Test

Description of the English Test

Long-Range Strategy

Test-Taking Tips

Usage/Mechanics

Basic Grammar and Usage

Verb Forms and Verbals

Pronouns

Sentence Structure

Consistency and Tense

Parallelism

Transitional Words and Phrases

Rhetorical Skills

Kinds of Questions

Word Choice

Sample English Test

  • 3 Preparing for the Mathematics Test

Description of the Mathematics Test

Strategy

Arithmetic/Pre-Algebra

Algebra and Coordinate Geometry

Operations on Polynomials

Geometry

Trigonometry

  • 4 Preparing for the Reading Test

Description of the Reading Test

Test-Taking Tips

Prose Fiction

Social Studies

Humanities

Natural Science

Sample Reading Test

  • 5 Preparing for the Science Reasoning Test

Description of the Science Reasoning Test

Test-Taking Tips

Data Representation Questions

Research Summaries Questions

Test-Taking Tips

Conflicting Viewpoints Questions

Sample Science Reasoning Test

  • 6 Preparing for the Writing Test

Description of the Writing Test

Sample Student Essays with Evaluations

The Challenge of Writing a 30-Minute Essay

Thirteen Principles of Essay Writing

Essay-Writing Practice

  • 7 Model Tests

Model Test A

Answer Keys and Analysis Charts

Answer Explanations

Model Test B

Answer Keys and Analysis Charts

Answer Explanations

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