This all-new manual gives high school students in Massachusetts detailed preparation for the required examination in English Language Arts. The author presents an overview of the test, followed by detailed instruction on writing a long composition with special atten-tion to selecting a theme and organizing its details, then writing, styling, and editing. Fol-lowing chapters review reading comprehension and discuss elements in style as they per-tain to fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. This manual also offers test-taking strate-gies for multiple-choice and open-response questions plus three sample tests with an-swers explained.Good. Essay. A long composition will earn a high content score if the ideas are well developed, the essay is ... Reading some essays that have already been scored will help you understand the expectations the scorers will have when they anbsp;...
|Title||:||Barron's how to Prepare for the MCAS, English Language Arts|
|Author||:||Kristie Lipka Burk|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2004|