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ACT/SAT English and Writing
Features of Best Answers
FANBOYS connectors that go with comma
Modifiers must be ...
Comma between adjectives when
Correct, Concise, Relevant
For And Nor But Or Yet So
As close as possible to what they modify
Order can be reversed or and inserted
Features of Best Answers
Correct, Concise, Relevant
FANBOYS connectors that go with comma
For And Nor But Or Yet So
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Writing and English Final SAT words
Recluse
Vigilant
Quell
Diminish
a person who lives in seclusion or apart from society, often…
keenly watchful to detect danger; wary:
to suppress; put an end to; extinguish:
to make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc.;…
Recluse
a person who lives in seclusion or apart from society, often…
Vigilant
keenly watchful to detect danger; wary:
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SAT English types and styles of writing
pros and cons
classify and divide
descriptive
definition
advantages and disadvantages
organizes by putting into categories and giving examples
painting a picture for the reader
something is something; noun is noun
pros and cons
advantages and disadvantages
classify and divide
organizes by putting into categories and giving examples
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SAT Writing
objective
subjective
Big Vocab for Essays
After the comma,
not bias
opinionated
many --> ... myriad... a plethora... show--->... demonstrate... illustrate…
you need to place the noun being modified.
objective
not bias
subjective
opinionated
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Sat writing
After he broke his arm he is home for…
If you are tense, one should try to re…
The Carpenter showed us how to counter…
Ann and Sarah wants to be a pilot
After he broke his arm he was home for two weeks
If you are tense, you should try to relax
The master Carpenter showed us how to countersink the wood, v…
Ann and Sarah want to be pilots
After he broke his arm he is home for…
After he broke his arm he was home for two weeks
If you are tense, one should try to re…
If you are tense, you should try to relax
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SAT Writing Practice 1
Commas
Apostrophe
Semicolon
Colon
-lists ... - on each side of an appositive ... - sperate dependent…
- possession: after noun of possession (Alison's)... - contracti…
- separate 2 INDEPENDENT CLAUSES ... **when in doubt leave it ou…
-after independent clause to introduce a follow up statement…
Commas
-lists ... - on each side of an appositive ... - sperate dependent…
Apostrophe
- possession: after noun of possession (Alison's)... - contracti…
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SAT Writing and Language: Standard English Conventions
Sentence boundaries
subordination and coordination
parallel structure
modifier placement
fixing sentences like run-ons, sentence fragments, and comma…
dealing with how parts of the sentence are related, like when…
when you fail to treat gramatically similar structures in a s…
correcting dangling and misplaced modifiers like a word phras…
Sentence boundaries
fixing sentences like run-ons, sentence fragments, and comma…
subordination and coordination
dealing with how parts of the sentence are related, like when…
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SAT Writing
Neither...
collective nouns are followed by
A number of ...
The number ...
nor + verb
singular verbs- these nouns include: agency, institution, sch…
plural
singular
Neither...
nor + verb
collective nouns are followed by
singular verbs- these nouns include: agency, institution, sch…
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SAT Writing
(PAIR) Either
(PAIR) Neither
(PAIR) Not only
(PAIR) Both
or
nor
but also
and
(PAIR) Either
or
(PAIR) Neither
nor
SAT WRITING
Allusion
dictation
symbolism
rhetorical question
literary, historical, religious or mythological refernce
specific word choice(strong language)
a person, place, or thing that symbolizes something else(used…
a question that is asked simply for the sake of stylistic eff…
Allusion
literary, historical, religious or mythological refernce
dictation
specific word choice(strong language)
SAT Writing: Collective Nouns
The family
The jury
The group
The team
is
is
is
is
The family
is
The jury
is
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SAT Writing
Thesis Statement
Topic Sentence
Supporting Topic Sentence
Support
This is a sentence that tells what your paper is about.
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
Evidence or proof to back up what you are saying in your thes…
Thesis Statement
This is a sentence that tells what your paper is about.
Topic Sentence
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
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SAT Writing
Main point is where
Conclusion sentence of each paragraph…
demonstrate reading comprehension
analysis of specific examples
in the question statement
relate back to the thesis
-demonstrate how the author's methods link together... -write a…
-why is the way they use it so effective? (relates to audienc…
Main point is where
in the question statement
Conclusion sentence of each paragraph…
relate back to the thesis
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SAT Writing
Thesis Statement
Topic Sentence
Supporting Topic Sentence
Support
This is a sentence that tells what your paper is about.
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
Evidence or proof to back up what you are saying in your thes…
Thesis Statement
This is a sentence that tells what your paper is about.
Topic Sentence
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
SAT Writing Skills Rules
Subject/Verb Agreement
Subjective and Objective Case
Pronouns must Agree with their Anteced…
Singular Indefinite Pronouns
A subject and a verb must agree in number ... When there are two…
Use subjective case when the pronoun functions as a subject (…
Everybody must keep his or her eyes on his or her own paper.
Anyone, Everyone, Someone, nothing, another, anything, nobody…
Subject/Verb Agreement
A subject and a verb must agree in number ... When there are two…
Subjective and Objective Case
Use subjective case when the pronoun functions as a subject (…
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SAT Writing Prompts
"Nowadays nothing is private: our cult…
Occasionally, students in elementary s…
Your city council is considering a pro…
In some countries every young person m…
Should people make more of an effort to keep some things priv…
Write and essay stating your opinion on this issue, making su…
What is your position on this issue? Write a letter in which…
Should we have a similar policy in the United States? Write a…
"Nowadays nothing is private: our cult…
Should people make more of an effort to keep some things priv…
Occasionally, students in elementary s…
Write and essay stating your opinion on this issue, making su…
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SAT Writing
Singular or plural? city
Singular or plural? committee
Singular or plural? Each
Singular or plural? Every
singular
singular
singular
singular
Singular or plural? city
singular
Singular or plural? committee
singular
SAT Writing
NAME THE CONJUNCTIONS (FANBOYS)
What are conjunctions
Can I put a conjunction after a semi c…
What is a preposition?
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
Used between 2 independent clauses. After a comma!!
HELL NO
indicate location of something to something else
NAME THE CONJUNCTIONS (FANBOYS)
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
What are conjunctions
Used between 2 independent clauses. After a comma!!
SAT Writing
When subject is singular and present t…
When subject is plural and present ten…
To find subject...
Use semi-colons when...
Is
Are
Ask yourself what the verb is being applied to
There are two independent clauses
When subject is singular and present t…
Is
When subject is plural and present ten…
Are
SAT writing
Transitions
Add/delete
Prompted questions
Commas around clause
Read before and after and predict relationship betweeen 2 sen…
Add if specific relevant and new.... Delete if repetitive or ir…
Underline specific goals of question
If it can be removed... "Which" clauses always surrounded by co…
Transitions
Read before and after and predict relationship betweeen 2 sen…
Add/delete
Add if specific relevant and new.... Delete if repetitive or ir…
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Sat writing
Contrast
Repercussions
Emotions
Word choice
Author uses stark contrast to compare the positive aspects of…
Author points out the far reaching consequences of an argument
Author makes an emotional appeal to the reader
Author uses purposefully certain language to build argument
Contrast
Author uses stark contrast to compare the positive aspects of…
Repercussions
Author points out the far reaching consequences of an argument
Sat writing
Big pic
Support and undermining claims
Inferences
Function
Main idea ... Identify topic
Consist of line ref and identify ... Determine what could suppor…
What the section suggest or imply ... Watch for generalization o…
Not what the line says but why... MP serves to in order to
Big pic
Main idea ... Identify topic
Support and undermining claims
Consist of line ref and identify ... Determine what could suppor…
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SAT 2016 ENGLISH AND WRITING QUIZLET - MAY 5 2016 (SAT IS ON MAY THE 7th)
Keenest
Nostalgia
Folly
Despair
Sharp; intelligent
Longing for the past
Foolishness
Extreme sadness
Keenest
Sharp; intelligent
Nostalgia
Longing for the past
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SAT writing
CREW SAID
intro
body 1
body 2
Contrast, repercussions, emotion, word choice... Similarity, aut…
In (title), (name) synthesizes a compelling dissertation that…
Throughout the article, (last name) highlights several influe…
Similar to many adept editorial writers, (last name) attempts…
CREW SAID
Contrast, repercussions, emotion, word choice... Similarity, aut…
intro
In (title), (name) synthesizes a compelling dissertation that…
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SAT Writing
Noun
Pronoun
Verb
Adjective
person, place, thing
a noun that replaces/points to another noun
action or state (be, is, are, were, etc.)
words that describe nouns
Noun
person, place, thing
Pronoun
a noun that replaces/points to another noun
Writing SAT
Collective nouns
Inverted sentence
Rule of AND
Rule of Or
"Army" singular
Subject comes after verb
Makes subject plural
Use subject closest to the verb
Collective nouns
"Army" singular
Inverted sentence
Subject comes after verb
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SAT Writing
preoccupation
interested
(im)patient
accustomed
with
in
with
to
preoccupation
with
interested
in
SAT WRITING
Pronoun Errors
Singular-plural Errors
Idiom Errors
Comparison Errors
It; that; which; who, etc.
One - their; groups; his
"Plan to", not "plan on" (only occurs with verbs)
Comparing the somethjng of something to that/thise of soemthi…
Pronoun Errors
It; that; which; who, etc.
Singular-plural Errors
One - their; groups; his
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SAT Writing
Predicate
coordination
subordination
adjectives
tells what the subject is or does
Grammatical equivalence between parts of a sentence, often th…
The dependence of one syntactical element on another in a sen…
word used to modify or describe a noun or pronoun, such as "h…
Predicate
tells what the subject is or does
coordination
Grammatical equivalence between parts of a sentence, often th…
12 terms
SAT Writing
Verb
Noun
Pronoun
Preposition
A word that expresses action or a state of being... (to be, to h…
A person, place, thing, or idea
A word that replaces a noun... -1st Person Singular= I ... -2nd Sin…
A word or phrase that shows the relationship of a noun to ano…
Verb
A word that expresses action or a state of being... (to be, to h…
Noun
A person, place, thing, or idea
Writing SAT
not so much A
would rather A
just as S/V/O
at once A
as B
than B
so S/V/O
and B
not so much A
as B
would rather A
than B
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sat writing
If had pp..
regarded
viewed
seen
would have pp
as (being)
as (being)
as (being)
If had pp..
would have pp
regarded
as (being)
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Sat writing
Tenses
Shift if pronoun
Noun-number agreement
Subject-verb agreements
After he broke his arm, he is home for two weeks
If you are tense, you should try to relax
Ann and Sarah want to be a pilot
There is right people on shore
Tenses
After he broke his arm, he is home for two weeks
Shift if pronoun
If you are tense, you should try to relax
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SAT Writing
Read
Look for common problem areas in sente…
Read slowly
Mark each question that you do not ans…
Eachchoice along with The sentence
Noun and verb agreement parallelism placement of modifiers an…
Our brains sometimes make automatic corrections that we do no…
This will help find them later
Read
Eachchoice along with The sentence
Look for common problem areas in sente…
Noun and verb agreement parallelism placement of modifiers an…
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writing sat
neither
either
not only
noun closest to the verb determines nu…
-nor ... -neither the police nor the zookeeper was able to find…
or
but also
-Several species of small mammals and one solitary silver fox…
neither
-nor ... -neither the police nor the zookeeper was able to find…
either
or
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SAT writing
Collective nouns that need a singular…
Pronouns that take singular verbs
Singular subject pronouns
Plural subject pronouns
Family, jury, group, team, audience, congregation, country
Either, neither, none, each, anyone, no one, everyone
I, you, he, she, it, who
We, you, they, they, they, who
Collective nouns that need a singular…
Family, jury, group, team, audience, congregation, country
Pronouns that take singular verbs
Either, neither, none, each, anyone, no one, everyone
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SAT WRITING
Parallelism
Comparison Problems
Pronoun-Antecedent Disagreement
Dangling and Misplaced Participles
Believe it or not, I like to read more than I like going to p…
Her chances of getting an A aren't much better than the lotte…
David was the one that first spotted the error.
Bob found his watch walking to the bathroom.
Parallelism
Believe it or not, I like to read more than I like going to p…
Comparison Problems
Her chances of getting an A aren't much better than the lotte…
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sat writing
participles
participial phrases
parallelism
subject verb agreement: phrases surrou…
verb forms that function as adjectives... ex. laughing child, co…
need subjects
sentence is balanced throughout. ... ex. Hawaii is famous for it…
cross out anything between the commas, identify subject, matc…
participles
verb forms that function as adjectives... ex. laughing child, co…
participial phrases
need subjects
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SAT WRITING
Noun and pronoun agreement
Pronoun Ambiguity
Misplaced modifiers
Adjectives
All the nouns and pronouns in a sentence must agree and be co…
Watch Out for source less pronouns
Part of sentence, usually surrounded by commas, that describe…
Can only describe nouns
Noun and pronoun agreement
All the nouns and pronouns in a sentence must agree and be co…
Pronoun Ambiguity
Watch Out for source less pronouns
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SAT Writing
February 5th
The uses of the comma
Cardinal rule of improving sentences
What are the five prepositional phrase…
SAT question of the day
It's going to connect a dependent clause with an independent…
Shorter is always better. If not shorter then longest is best
Nor... Or... But also... Something of a (blank)... Arrive at a thing... Arri…
February 5th
SAT question of the day
The uses of the comma
It's going to connect a dependent clause with an independent…
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SAT Practice Test- Writing
Since last September Patty (has been w…
To help freshman and sophomores in sel…
The landscape artist who designed New…
In (areas where deer roam freely), res…
A
D
D
A
Since last September Patty (has been w…
A
To help freshman and sophomores in sel…
D
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SAT Writing
backlash
bill
hurled
spurred
反对
法案
猛扔,扑,投入工作
激励
backlash
反对
bill
法案
SAT Writing
sinister
surly
abysmal
satiate
stemming from evil characteristics or forces
bad-tempered and unfriendly
extremely bad
fill to satisfaction
sinister
stemming from evil characteristics or forces
surly
bad-tempered and unfriendly
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PrepWright SAT Writing
Correct use of commas between subjects…
WRONG use of commas between subjects a…
Two times comma + and may be used
When not to use comma + and
2 commas or no comma... Ex: ... Subject verb. (no comma)... Subject x…
one comma... Ex:... Subject, verb. WRONG... Subject, xxxxx verb. WRON…
1) Between two complete sentences (as a conjunction)... Ex: Sen…
Any other time you use the word "and" (other than the previou…
Correct use of commas between subjects…
2 commas or no comma... Ex: ... Subject verb. (no comma)... Subject x…
WRONG use of commas between subjects a…
one comma... Ex:... Subject, verb. WRONG... Subject, xxxxx verb. WRON…
31 terms
English/Writing
(0) Getting started stuff
(3) How should your English section be…
(1) What are the five steps for answer…
(4) What do you do for verbs?
The number in parentheses on each flashcard is just to help J…
Eliminate really bad answers (all questions)... Draw an arrow an…
1. read the sentence ... 2. use strategies... 3. eliminate bad answ…
Check tense by looking at other verbs (ignore ing & to verbs)…
(0) Getting started stuff
The number in parentheses on each flashcard is just to help J…
(3) How should your English section be…
Eliminate really bad answers (all questions)... Draw an arrow an…
SAT Writing
Being Literal is
What Sounds Correct may be
Passage Approach
Find PKP
Key
Wrong
Chunk Approach
Before answering questions, 1st Paragraph
Being Literal is
Key
What Sounds Correct may be
Wrong
76 terms
SAT Writing
Thesis Statement
Topic Sentence
Supporting Topic Sentence
Support
This is a sentence that tells what your paper is about.
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
Evidence or proof to back up what you are saying in your thes…
Thesis Statement
This is a sentence that tells what your paper is about.
Topic Sentence
This is a sentence that tells what a paragraph is going to be…
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SAT - Writing
Essay Organization: Introduction
Essay Organization: Point of View
Essay Organization: Transitions
Essay Organization: Paragraphs
Word your introduction in such a way that it makes sense stan…
Your thesis statement should be clear and should lead into yo…
Transitions refers to two different things: connecting words…
Plan on writing four to five paragraphs for your SAT essay. Y…
Essay Organization: Introduction
Word your introduction in such a way that it makes sense stan…
Essay Organization: Point of View
Your thesis statement should be clear and should lead into yo…
60 terms
SAT Writing
Singular or plural? city
Singular or plural? committee
Singular or plural? Each
Singular or plural? Every
singular
singular
singular
singular
Singular or plural? city
singular
Singular or plural? committee
singular
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SAT Writing
When a prompt asks for the best fit wi…
When a question asks for the most logi…
When things are being compared...
how do you test verb agreement?
You must make the sentence agree with the non underlined sect…
Read one sentence above and below, make sure that the sentenc…
they must have the same construction
-make sure each verb agrees with its noun... -make sure it agree…
When a prompt asks for the best fit wi…
You must make the sentence agree with the non underlined sect…
When a question asks for the most logi…
Read one sentence above and below, make sure that the sentenc…
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