ISBN-10:
1457602288
ISBN-13:
9781457602283
Pub. Date:
12/08/2011
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Taking the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing / Edition 1

Taking the CUNY Assessment Test in Writing / Edition 1

by Laurence D. Berkley
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ISBN-13: 9781457602283
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 12/08/2011
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 825,901
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Laurence Berkley is an Assistant Professor and Chief Reader in the English Department at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Boston University, his Master's Degree from Columbia University, and his Ph. D. from New York University.

Table of Contents


Preface for Instructors
Chapter 1: Introducing the CATW Exam
  The Format of the Exam
  Scoring the Exam
Chapter 2: The Writing Directions
Chapter 3: Writing a Response to a Sample CATW Passage
  Reading Passage: "The Lottery Is for Losers"
  Crafting the Summary
  Developing Your Significant Idea
  Explaining Its Significance
  Supporting the Central Focus with Reasons and Evidence
  Supporting Your Claims with Evidence and Examples
  Using Examples from Your Coursework or Reading
  Writing the Conclusion and Introduction
  Crafting the Finished Product
Chapter 4: Taking the Exam: Writing Your Own Response
  Crafting the Summary
  Developing the Significant Idea
  Supporting the Central Focus with Reasons and Evidence
  Supporting Your Claims with Evidence and Examples
  Writing the Conclusion and Introduction
  Crafting the Finished Product
Chapter 5: Editing and Proofreading
Chapter 6: Sample Responses with Scores
Chapter 7: Additional Practice CATW Exams
Chapter 8: Correcting Common Errors
  Sentence Fragments
  Run-on Sentences
  Subject-Verb Agreement
  Possessives
  Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  Some Commonly Confused Words
  Some Commonly Misspelled Words
Answers to Some of the Exercises in Chapter 5

 

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