The Critical Reader, 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide to SAT Reading
Note: If you are looking for the AP English Language and Composition edition of this book, it can be found at https://www.amazon.com/Critical-Reader-English-Language-Composition/dp/0997517859.
Intended to clearly and systematically demystify what is often considered the most challenging section of the SAT, The Critical Reader: The Complete Guide to SAT Reading, 3rd Edition, provides a comprehensive review of the reading skills tested on the redesigned exam for students who are serious about raising their scores.
A chapter-by-chapter breakdown of question types, with in-depth explanations and numerous examples demonstrating how to work through each type.
Techniques for comprehending complex passages and identifying key information quickly and efficiently.
Extensive strategies for simplifying and answering paired supporting evidence questions as well as graph- and chart-based data analysis questions.
A list of alternate definitions of common words, plus strategies for using context clues to decipher the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary.
To allow students to apply the strategies outlined in this book to College Board material while focusing on the specific areas in which they are seeking to improve, this book also includes a list of all the Reading questions from the Official College Board SAT Guide, 2018 Edition, arranged both by category and by test.
Reading and Writing Prep for the SAT & ACT, 2nd Edition: 600 Practice Questions with Complete Answer Explanations (College Test Preparation)
THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the verbal sections of the SAT and ACT with 2 books in 1! Includes 600 practice questions and in-depth topic reviews.
Many students these days are taking both the SAT and ACT to improve their chances of college admission. For those looking to increase their mastery of the verbal sections of these testsReading and Writing on the SAT, and English and Reading on the ACTThe Princeton Review's Reading and Writing Prep for the SAT & ACT provides all the practice you need to get the scores you want. Inside this book, you'll find the full test of two of our most targeted verbal workout books for these all-important college entrance exams.
Two Books in One!*
Reading and Writing Workout for the SAT includes:
2 full-length practice SAT sections (1 for Reading, 1 for Writing), plus tips for tackling the Essay
Targeted strategies to help you efficiently tackle the passage-based SAT
Drills and quick quizzes designed to check in on your understanding
Detailed answer explanations for all of the 240 included practice questions
English and Reading Workout for the ACT includes:
7 full-length practice ACT sections (3 for English, 4 for Reading)
Comprehensive grammar review to brush up on English fundamentals
A 4-step Basic Approach to mastering complex Reading questions
Detailed answer explanations for all of the 380 included practice questions
*The material in this book was previously published as Reading and Writing Workout for the SAT, 3rd Edition and as English and Reading Workout for the ACT, 3rd Edition.
SAT Reading & Writing Prep (Kaplan Test Prep)
Kaplan's SAT Reading & Writing Prep provides the realistic practice, in-depth review, and expert advice you need to master the reading, writing, and essay sections of the SAT. Our guide includes focused quizzes, essay-writing tips, and score-raising strategies from Kaplan's top experts to help you face the test with confidence.
Kaplan is so certain that SAT Reading & Writing Prep offers the review you need that we guarantee it: After studying with our book, you'll score higher on the SATor you'll get your money back.
The Best Review
- 16 comprehensive evidence-based reading and writing practice sets with detailed explanations
- 3 essay practice sets with sample essays
- More than 150 practice questions with expert explanations
- Strategies and tips on how to read passages efficiently so you can build speed and improve your score
- Techniques and methods to improve your writing skills and score higher on the essay
- We know the test: Our Learning Engineers have put tens of thousands of hours into studying the SAT using real data to design the most effective strategies and study plans.
- Kaplan's expert psychometricians make sure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test.
- We invented test prepKaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years, and more than 95 of our students get into their top-choice schools. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.
The previous edition of this book was titled Kaplan Evidence-Based Reading, Writing, and Essay Workbook for the New SAT.
SAT Reading and Writing Prep Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the SAT Reading Comprehension, SAT Writing and Language, and SAT Essay Sections
Test Prep Book's SAT Reading and Writing Prep Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the SAT Reading Comprehension, SAT Writing and Language, and SAT Essay Sections
Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the SAT exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:
Writing and Language
Detailed Answer Explanations
Disclaimer: SAT is a trademark registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, this product.
Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the SAT English subject test.
The Test Prep Books SAT English practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them.
Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Test Prep Books has drilled down the top test-taking tips for you to know.
Anyone planning to take this exam should take advantage of the SAT English prep review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this Test Prep Books study guide.
Barron's Reading Workbook for the NEW SAT (Critical Reading Workbook for the Sat)
This edition concentrates on the Reading Test with exercises reflecting all of the new SAT question types: reading comprehension; understanding words used in context; and graphical analysis. Exercises are divided according to three levels of increasing difficulty and labeled from A to C. The book features a helpful diagnostic test and 3 full-length Reading practice tests. All questions are answered and explained. Students who can answer all level C questions are ready to excel on the actual exam. The workbook also presents test-taking tips and vocabulary review.
- Barron s Educational Series
New SAT Prep Study Guide: Lessons, Strategies, and Diagnostic Tests
Varsity Tutors New SAT Prep Study Guide has almost 700 pages of content to help you prepare for the New SAT exam. In this book, youll find helpful and challenging study material for the New SAT Writing and Language, New SAT Math, New SAT Reading, and New SAT Essay sections. There are over 475 professionally-written questions that will help you practice, and a New SAT practice test to assess your strengths and weaknesses. If youre preparing to take the New SAT and want to score well, download this award-winning book onto the device of your choice today.
2016 Edition of the New SAT
Excellent content for New SAT preparation
The New SAT is one of the two major college prep tests, along with the ACT
Includes a full-length practice test
2018 SAT Reading: World Literature Practice Book (Advanced Practice Series)
Featuring the same U.S. and international authors present on the official SAT, this diverse collection of passages is your key to test-taking success! All 500 questions test you exactly as the SAT would, focusing on aspects such as characterization, theme, plot, and main idea. And our 2000 Detailed Answer Explanations will help you understand how to avoid the common traps found on the SAT. Control The Test! now and achieve your goal score!
New SAT Reading Workbook
Confront and conquer one of the most challenging SAT sections with this new, expert-designed workbook. Ten full New SAT Reading tests will give you the intensive practice that you need to enhance your reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Be part of the IES record of excellence, and get ready to raise your SAT score!
- New SAT Reading Practice Book
Barron's SAT Reading Workbook
Barrons SAT Reading Workbook features exercises for all SAT Reading question types: reading comprehension; understanding words used in context; and graphical analysis. This edition features:
- Diagnostic test
- 3 full-length Reading practice tests
- Answers and explanations for all questions
- Test-taking tips and vocabulary review
Exercises are divided according to three levels of increasing difficulty and labeled from A to C. Students who can answer all level C questions are ready to excel on the actual exam.
SAT Prep Black Book: The Most Effective SAT Strategies Ever Published
Click the "look inside" feature above to browse the SAT Black Book and get a feel for how it approaches the SAT! The fully up-to-date SAT Prep Black Book, Second Edition gives you unique, effective SAT strategies from Mike Barrett, an SAT tutor with clients all over the globe who pay him hundreds of dollars an hour for phone tutoring. In addition to extensive and effective training on every aspect of the SAT, the SAT Black Book gives you detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for every question in 4 of the College Board's official SAT Practice Tests.The Black Book is a must-have in your SAT preparation, whether you need to
- make a perfect 1600 to be competitive at an Ivy,
- score a 450 in each section to claim a sports scholarship,
- or anything in between.
- It covers every aspect of the test with advice that actually works, making it unique in the SAT prep field. It doesn't just review material from your high school classes! Instead, you'll learn to exploit design flaws in the SAT, using its own "SAT tricks" against it.
- The Black Book contains 600 detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for real SAT questions from the College Board, so you know that what you're learning actually works. You'll see every question from the first 4 official SAT Practice Tests attacked in a way that clearly demonstrates the ideal thought process on the SAT. (You'll need your own copies of those real SAT practice tests, which you can get for free from the College Boards website. You can also find them in the College Boards 2016 or 2018 Blue Book.)
- The Black Book is a clear, concise roadmap to the SAT. (See the selected highlights below). It explains exactly how every SAT question works, and how to beat it in the least time possible.
Selected Highlights from the SAT Prep Black Book:
- Why the SAT isnt designed like a high school test, and how this fact influences every aspect of the proper approach to SAT preparation
- Why every SAT question can only have one valid answer, no matter how much it might seem otherwise sometimes
- How to look at SAT questions the same way the College Board does when it writes them
- Why its so important to work with real SAT questions from the College Boardand why you shouldnt pay much attention to the College Boards written explanations for those questions!
- What youre actually supposed to do when the SAT asks you about an authors attitude
- Why you shouldnt put your faith in diagnostic tests, even if they come from the College Board
- The important implications of viewing time as an investment on test day
- The simple formula that allows you to crank out a top-scoring essay (that is, if you even need to take the SAT Essay in the first place)
- The special grammatical rules that are followed by the SAT Writing and Language sectionand how they sometimes differ from common usage in school
- The unwritten rules for every kind of SAT question
- The many ways to approach an SAT Math question, and which ones are likely to work best for you
- Why the order of difficulty doesnt really exist
- Why every real SAT question can potentially be answered in under 30 seconds
- And much more than we can fit in this space
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