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.The assignment requires you to write approximately a five-to-seven paragraph essay on a work of literature of your choice. ... If you are not finished with the rough draft in the first 45 minutes, you can continue working on it in the next session.
|Title||:||Barron's how to Prepare for the MCAS, English Language Arts|
|Author||:||Kristie Lipka Burk|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2004|