High Stakes : Reading (High Stakes Test Series)

High Stakes : Reading (High Stakes Test Series)

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  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780768910711
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Designed specifically to help students succeed on the all-important high school exit level and proficiency exams.

Table of Contents

Before You Get Started                             vii
PART I--INTRODUCTION
Alphabet City 2 (12)
Alabama 3 (1)
California 4 (1)
Florida 4 (1)
Georgia 5 (1)
Louisiana 5 (1)
Massachusetts 6 (1)
Michigan 6 (1)
Minnesota 7 (1)
New Jersey 8 (1)
New York 8 (1)
North Carolina 9 (1)
Ohio 9 (1)
South Carolina 10 (1)
Texas 10 (1)
Virginia 11 (1)
Washington 12 (2)
Test-Taking Tips and Strategies 14 (8)
Make a Study Plan 15 (1)
Make a Test Day Plan 15 (2)
Know Your Enemy 17 (1)
Test Anxiety 17 (5)
PART II--READING REVIEW
What You'll Encounter 22 (30)
Main Idea 22 (1)
Supporting Details 23 (1)
Vocabulary, or Words, Words, Words 24 (1)
Inference Is Not a Fluffy Animal 25 (1)
A Closer Look at Analogies 26 (1)
Solving Analogies: Strategies that Really 27 (6)
Work
Solving Analogies: The Best Tips 33 (4)
Solving Analogies: The Most Important 37 (1)
Warnings
Summary: What You Need To Know about 37 (1)
Analogies
Sentence Completions Strategies 38 (8)
Summary: What You Need to Know about 46 (1)
Sentence Completions
Pop Quiz 47 (3)
Answer Explanations 50 (2)
Reviewing Critical Reading 52 (34)
An Up Close and Personal Look at Critical 52 (2)
Reading
Question Format 54 (1)
How to Ace Critical Reading Questions 55 (10)
Learn the Most Important Critical Reading 65 (8)
Tips
The Short Answer Is 73 (5)
Summary: What You Need to Know About 78 (1)
Critical Reading
Pop Quiz 79 (4)
Answer Explanations 83 (3)
Success Strategy--Fixing Common Errors 86 (16)
Skim to My Lou 86 (1)
... Ah, That Is the Question! 87 (1)
Correct It First 88 (2)
Listening Help Wanted 90 (1)
Shorter Is Better 91 (1)
Be Careful Not to Add a New Mistake 91 (1)
To Find the Right Sequence, Find the First 92 (1)
Item
One Idea to a Paragraph, Please 93 (1)
Avoid the Repetition of Ideas 94 (1)
Success Strategy Roundup: A List of DOs and 95 (3)
DON'Ts
Pop Quiz 98 (3)
Answer Explanations 101(1)
Reviewing English and Language Arts 102(56)
The Verbiage on Verbs 103(4)
Verbs Need To Get Tense---You Don't 107(3)
Mastering Modifying Phrases 110(5)
Pronouns 115(2)
Who's the Third Person (Let Alone the 117(2)
Second One)?
The English (Not French) Connection 119(4)
Punctuation Does Not Mean Being on Time 123(4)
Grammar Is Logical 127(8)
Pop Quiz A 135(2)
Solutions for Pop Quiz A 137(1)
Diction, Tone, and Figurative Language 137(2)
How Word Parts Work 139(15)
Summary: What You Need To Know about Word 154(1)
Parts
Pop Quiz B 154(1)
Solutions for Pop Quiz B 155(3)
PART III--EXERCISES
Practice One 158(38)
Practicing Sentence Completions 159(4)
Practicing Solving Analogies 163(2)
Practicing Reading Passages 165(8)
Practice with Critical Reasoning, AKA: More 173(4)
Sentence Completions
More Practice Solving Analogies 177(4)
More Practice With Reading Interpretation 181(15)
and Analysis
Gramma(r) Said There'd Be Days Like This 196(28)
The Magic of Special Effects 197(6)
Breathing Space Number One 203(1)
Cities on the Sea 203(6)
Breathing Space Number Two 209(1)
The Devastation of El Nino 210(6)
Breathing Space Number Three 216(1)
The First Thanksgiving---Turkey Day and a 217(5)
Whole Lot More
Breathing Space Number Four 222(2)
Practice Too (or Two) 224(1)
Practicing Sentence Completions 225(3)
Analogies, Not Analgesics! (Look it up if 228(3)
you need to.)
Now Analyze This 231(8)
The Poetry of Economics 239(6)
What the ? 245(4)
Analogy versus Digital 249(4)
Now Analyze This, Part 2 253(5)
Mythical Heroes of Yore 258(7)
Almost the Home Stretch 265(6)
The Home Stretch 271(12)
The Last Word(s) 283