Question Categories. Submit Analysis Revision essay & Syntax Map. See white board for essay order. Copy this list onto your paper before the bell rings: Main idea/tone/attitude Author’s meaning and purpose Word choice – diction Syntax/sentence structure Function/methodology
See white board for essay order.
45% of total exam score
4 to 5 reading selections
54 questions in 60 minutes
5 Steps to a 5 (MC = $13; Essay = $17)
Barron’s, Kaplan, Princeton Review
Peruse College Board website (https://www.collegeboard.org/) and take Cornell notes on what you think are the 5 most important pages, sections, and/or resources. At the bottom of your notes, write a short summary of what you’ve found/learned.
To have a likelihood of scoring a 3 or higher the student needs to score 38 or above in raw score.
What are the sources of questions?
A combination of dated, 16th century to the present, questions which are excerpts of essays, letters, speeches, and contemporary non fiction prose.
Should students guess?
Answer as many as possible, no penalty for guessing. Use process of elimination. When question seems hopeless don’t waste time. Guess and move on.
It’s E because…
It’s not A because… <add distractor type here>
It’s not B because… <add distractor type here>
It’s not C because… <add distractor type here>
It’s not D because… <add distractor type here>
In order to do better on this type of question, I need to
A) explore the possibilities of moving ads from the virtual world into the real world
B) argue the logical extension of synthetic nature is the irrelevance of “true” Nature
C) reveal that the experience of our natural landscape often occurs within an automobile
D) analyze the popularity of advertising which simulates nature
E) explain why modern SUV buyers prefer television monitors.
A) explain children’s fascination with road kill
B) illustrate children’s need to be entertained
C) reveal a generational perspective
D) suggest that life goes by too quickly
E) connect directly with a youthful audience
A) An article by Matt Richtel appears on
pg. 27 of The New York Times
B) “Your Brain on Computer” was a book published in 2009
C) Matt Richtel is referring to a book published by University of New York, Buffalo
D) “Your Brain on Computers” was published by The New York Times
E) Matt Richtel published the New York Times