ready4collegejuly22-2

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Today: The SAT Writing
Section
Thursday: The CSU and UC Application
The GAME SHOW Begins!!
• Today. We are playing our SAT GAME SHOW from the
BEGINNING!
• Ready4College Website Content…
• Use Word Processing on Computer
• Race to type out the answers – Find a fast typer!
• “Buzz” When everything is written
• Read it out loud after you “Buzz”
About the SAT Writing Section
• An Essay (2 graders, total score of 2-12) (Ex: p106)
• 49 Multiple choice questions
• Three types:
1. Improving Sentences (Ex: p137)
2. Identifying Sentence Errors (Ex: p153)
3. Improving Paragraphs (Ex: p169, 170)
Characteristics of Effective Writing
• Table 8.1, Page 101
• 1. Consistency
• 2. Logical Expression of Ideas
• 3. Clarity and Precision
• 4. Appropriate Use of Conventions
# 1: Consistency
• 1. Sequence of Tenses
• 2. Shift of pronoun
• 3. Parallelism
• 4. Noun-number agreement
• 5. Subject-verb agreement
RACE TO ANSWER!
Ready4College Website Content
• What are the three types of Multiple Choice Questions in the
SAT Writing Section? Page 100 (See “Keep in Mind” Box –
Upper Left)
• What are 4 characteristics of effective writing? (Table 8.1, Page
101-102)
• What are the five examples of “Consistency” we want to
remember? Give a real life example of each (and make at least
one of them up on your own!) (Page 101)
#2: Logical Expression of Ideas
• 1. Coordination and Subordination
• 2. Logical Comparison
• 3. Modification and Word Order
#3: Clarity and Precision
• 1. Ambiguous and Vague Pronouns
• 2. Diction
• 3. Wordiness
• 4. Missing Subject
• 5. Weak Passive Verbs
RACE TO ANSWER!
Ready4College Content
• What are the 3 examples of the “Logical Expression of
Ideas”? (Page 101) Give a real life example of each (you
must make one up on your own!)
• What are the 5 examples of “Clarity and Precision”?
(Page 102) Give a real life example of each (you must
make one up on your own!)
#4: Appropriate Use of Conventions
• 1. Adjective and Adverb Confusion
• 2. Pronoun Case
• 3. Idiom
• 4. Comparison of Modifiers
• 5. Sentence Fragment
• 6. Comma Splice or Fused Sentence
RACE TO ANSWER!
Ready4College Content
• What are the 6 examples of “Appropriate Use of
Conventions”? Give a real life example of each
(you must make at least one of them up!)
The GAME SHOW Continues…
with REAL PRACTICE QUESTIONS
• Books Closed!