9780071434942

McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SAT Words

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    9780071434942

  • ISBN10:

    0071434941

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/9/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

An expert's proven method to help you ace the vocabulary section of the SATWith the vocabulary section of the SAT slated to become even more challenging in 2005, you need more help than ever before to score well on these high-stakes exams.McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SATWords provides a targeted study program guaranteed to exponentially increase your command of the 400 vocabulary words most often tested on the SAT. Providing a complete introduction to the newly revised SAT vocabulary section, this integrated study guide features: Chapters on how to identify synonyms and paraphrase sentences, roots, prefixes, and suffixes Simulated verbal reasoning exercises for the new SAT I Theme "cluster" groupings to help reinforce usage ability and understanding Memory tips and techniques to reinforce retention Drills and exercises after every word cluster and story

Author Biography

Denise Pivarnik-Nova is the coordinator for the Minnesota Advanced Placement Incentive Program. She is also an advanced placement specialist and item writer for the SAT and other standardized tests for the College Board and Educational Testing Service. She has been involved with the College Board since 1980 and has many expert insights into its standardized tests. She lives in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

SECTION I
Introduction
3(2)
SAT I Test-Taking Tips
5(6)
SECTION II
UNIT 1 Reality or Illusion
11(18)
UNIT 2 How Often?
29(14)
UNIT 3 In Order of Importance
43(14)
UNIT 4 Crystal Clear and Sure or Shadowy, Uncertain, and Disturbed
57(14)
REVIEW 1
71(4)
SECTION III
UNIT 1 Beauty and the Beast
75(14)
UNIT 2 Smart as a Tack or Dumber than Dirt
89(12)
UNIT 3 Roar Like a Lion or Mew Like a Kitten
101(14)
UNIT 4 Something Old, Something New
115(13)
REVIEW 2
128(5)
SECTION IV
UNIT 1 Friend or Foe
133(14)
UNIT 2 Give or Receive
147(14)
UNIT 3 Commend or Condemn
161(14)
UNIT 4 Fortitude and Foolhardiness
175(16)
UNIT 5 One Size Does Not Fit All
191(17)
REVIEW 3
208(3)
Index 211(6)
Final Words 217

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