Master the Act Assessment 2004 (Master the New Act Assessment) (4 REV SUB)

Master the Act Assessment 2004 (Master the New Act Assessment) (4 REV SUB)

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The perfect solution for students, teachers, and parents looking for complete test preparation rather than a supplement to another guide. Filled with full-length practice exams, test-taking strategies, and skill-building exercises, the book helps readers acquire a solid foundation of math and verbal skills and learn how to prepare to apply those skills in a timed test situation. Each chapter includes simple yet effective tips for managing study time. Features include: -- 4 full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations -- A recommended study plan to help students save time -- Subject reviews of math, English, reading, and science reasoning -- CD features additional timed practice tests

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       xiii
PART I MEETING AND MASTERING THE ACT 1 (110)
ASSESSMENT
Get to Know the ACT Assessment 3 (16)
Overview 3 (1)
Understand the ACT Assessment 3 (1)
ACT Assessment Contents and Format 4 (1)
The ACT Assessment English Test 5 (1)
The ACT Assessment Math Test 6 (1)
The ACT Assessment Reading Test 7 (1)
The ACT Assessment Science Reasoning Test 8 (1)
Nuts and Bolts: The ACT Assessment Test 9 (1)
Booklet and Answer Sheet
How the ACT Assessment Is Scored 10 (1)
How College Admissions Offices Use the 10 (2)
ACT Assessment Score
Registering for the ACT Assessment 12 (1)
Calculating the Testing Fee 12 (1)
When Should You Take the ACT Assessment? 12 (1)
Where Should You Take the ACT Assessment? 13 (1)
A Look Ahead: What You Need to Do the Day 13 (1)
of the ACT Assessment
Special Registration Situations 14 (1)
How to Contact the ACT, Inc. Office 15 (2)
Summary: What You Need to Know about the 17 (2)
ACT Assessment
Diagnostic Test 19 (82)
Overview 19 (1)
Taking the ACT Assessment Diagnostic Test 19 (4)
Diagnostic Test 23 (54)
Answer Key 77 (2)
Explanatory Answers 79 (17)
What This First Score Means 96 (4)
Tracking Your Progress 100 (1)
Mastering the ACT Assessment: Your Plan for 101 (10)
Success
Overview 101 (1)
Creating Your ACT Assessment Study Plan 101 (1)
If You Have Three Months or More to 102 (1)
Prepare
If You Have Four to Six Weeks to Prepare 103 (1)
If You Have Two Weeks to Prepare 104 (1)
Minimizing Test Anxiety 105 (1)
Ten Strategies for Scoring Higher on the 106 (3)
ACT Assessment
Summary: What You Need to Know about 109 (2)
Making Your Study Plan
PART II STRENGTHENING YOUR ACT ASSESSMENT 111 (120)
SUBJECT SKILLS
The ACT Assessment English Test 113 (30)
Overview 113 (1)
What to Expect on the ACT Assessment 113 (3)
English Test
Strategies for Success on the ACT 116 (6)
Assessment English Test
Success Strategy Roundup: A List of Do's 122 (1)
and Don'ts
Practice Exercises 123 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment English Test 124 (12)
Answer Key and Explanations 136 (5)
Are You Ready to Move On? 141 (1)
Summary: What You Need to Know about the 142 (1)
ACT Assessment English Test
The ACT Assessment Math Test 143 (28)
Overview 143 (1)
What to Expect on the ACT Assessment Math 143 (2)
Test
Strategies for Success on the ACT 145 (12)
Assessment Math Test
Success Strategy Roundup: A List of Do's 157 (2)
and Don'ts
Practice Exercises 159 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment Math Test 160 (5)
Answer Key and Explanations 165 (3)
Are You Ready to Move On? 168 (1)
Summary: What You Need to Know about the 169 (2)
ACT Assessment Math Test
The ACT Assessment Reading Test 171 (30)
Overview 171 (1)
What to Expect on the ACT Assessment 171 (2)
Reading Test
Strategies for Success on the ACT 173 (9)
Assessment Reading Test
Success Strategy Roundup: A List of Do's 182 (1)
and Don'ts
Practice Exercises 183 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment Reading Test 184 (11)
Answer Key and Explanations 195 (4)
Are You Ready to Move On? 199 (1)
Summary: What You Need to Know about the 200 (1)
ACT Assessment Reading Test
The ACT Assessment Science Reasoning Test 201 (30)
Overview 201 (1)
What to Expect on the ACT Assessment 201 (5)
Science Reasoning Test
Strategies for Success on the ACT 206 (10)
Assessment Science Reasoning Test
Success Strategy Roundup: A List of Do's 216 (1)
and Don'ts
Practice Exercises 217 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment Science 218 (8)
Reasoning Test
Answer Key and Explanations 226 (3)
Are You Ready to Move On? 229 (1)
Summary: What You Need to Know about the 230 (1)
ACT Assessment Science Reasoning Test
PART III MASTER ACT ASSESSMENT SUBJECT REVIEWS 231 (264)
English Review 233 (46)
Overview 233 (1)
Mastering Verbs 233 (4)
Mastering Modifying Phrases 237 (1)
Mastering Adjectives and Adverbs 238 (2)
Mastering Pronouns 240 (2)
Mastering Connecting Clauses 242 (2)
Mastering Punctuation 244 (3)
Mastering Grammar and Logic 247 (1)
Mastering the Use of Idioms 248 (2)
Learn to Distinguish between Easily 250 (1)
Confused Words
Master the Ability to Identify Wordiness 250 (2)
Practice Exercises 252 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment English Test 253 (16)
Answer Key and Explanations 269 (8)
Are You Ready to Move On? 277 (1)
Additional Resources for Review 277 (2)
Math Review 279 (82)
Overview 279 (1)
Arithmetic 279 (11)
Algebra 290 (21)
Geometry 311 (19)
Coordinate Geometry 330 (9)
Other ACT Assessment Math Topics 339 (6)
Practice Exercises 345 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment Math Test 346 (9)
Answer Key and Explanations 355 (5)
Are You Ready to Move On? 360 (1)
Additional Resources for Review 360 (1)
Reading Review 361 (70)
Overview 361 (1)
Master Strategies for Building Your 361 (2)
Vocabulary
How to Use Your ACT Assessment Word List 363 (1)
Words Most Likely to Appear on the ACT 363 (42)
Assessment Test
Prefix and Suffix Tables 405 (2)
Practice Exercises 407 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment Reading Test 408 (16)
Answer Key and Explanations 424 (6)
Are You Ready to Move On? 430 (1)
Additional Resources for Review 430 (1)
Science Reasoning Review 431 (64)
Overview 431 (1)
How to Read Tables, Graphs, and Charts 431 (1)
An In-Depth Review of Tables 432 (1)
An In-Depth Review of Graphs 433 (13)
A Simple Guide to the Scientific Method 446 (4)
What You Need to Know about Variables 450 (1)
How to Read Research Summaries 451 (3)
Understanding How Scientists Compare 454 (3)
Conclusions
How to Read Conflicting Viewpoints 457 (2)
Passages
Scientific Terms and Concepts Most Likely 459 (16)
to Be on Your ACT Assessment
Practice Exercises 475 (1)
Exercises: The ACT Assessment Science 475 (15)
Reasoning Test
Answer Key and Explanations 490 (4)
Are You Ready to Move On? 494 (1)
Additional Resources for Review 494 (1)
PART IV THREE FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE ACT 495 (4)
ASSESSMENT TESTS
Practice Test 1 499 (72)
Answer Key 548 (2)
Explanatory Answers 550 (21)
Practice Test 2 571 (72)
Answer Key 620 (2)
Explanatory Answers 622 (21)
Practice Test 3 643 (70)
Answer Key 692 (2)
Explanatory Answers 694 (19)
PART V LIFE AFTER THE ACT ASSESSMENT 713 (2)
Appendix A: Applying to the College of Your 715 (10)
Choice
Appendix B: Finding Financial Aid 725 (12)
Appendix C: Choosing the Right College 737