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BARRON’S ACT 36
BARRON’S ACT 36
9780764147050
$16.99







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2nd Edition

Ann Hirsch, M.A., Krista L. McDaniel, M.A., Alexander Spare, M.A., Jonathan Pazol, M.S., and Krista L. McDaniel, M.A. - All books by this author

An ACT test score of 36 represents test-taking perfection. College-bound students who approach this score are virtually assured of acceptance into the nation’s finest colleges. Students who are focusing on getting an exceptionally high or even perfect score on the ACT will want to get their hands on this innovative book. Inside, they’ll find:
  • Advice and strategies for tackling the ACT’s most difficult questions and coming up with winning answers
  • Extra-challenging practice tests in all ACT test areas: English, Math, Reading, Science, and the optional Writing test
  • Instruction on reading efficiently and retentively
  • Special tips for boosting your science score
  • Detailed advice on writing a winning essay
The book can be purchased with an optional CD-ROM presenting a full-length ACT practice test that closely matches the real ACT with answers, plus 50 extra-difficult questions with answers

Table-of-Contents:
    Introduction
    ENGLISH
    1. Fundamentally Speaking
    2. Punctuation: Minimize the Madness
    3. Sound Sentences
    4. World of Words
    5. Thinking Like a Writer
    6. English Practice Test
    MATH
    7. Overview of the Mathematics Section
    8. Elementary Algebra
    9. Intermediate Algebra/Coordinate Geometry
    10. Plane Geometry/Trigonometry
    11. Mini-Lessons as Review
    12. Math Practice Test
    READING
    13. Balancing Efficiency and Accuracy
    14. Fiction: Are You a Good Judge of Character?
    15. The Nuances of Nonfiction
    SCIENCE
    16. Overview of the Science Test
    17. Passage Types and Strategies
    18. Passage Dissection: Introductions
    19. Passage Dissection: Tables, Graphs, and Figures
    20. Passage Dissection: Questions
    21. Data Representation Passages
    22. Research Summaries Passages
    23. Conflicting Viewpoints Passages
    24. Tips for Boosting Your Science Score
    WRITING
    25. Writing an Effective Essay

About The Authors:
Ann Summers, M.A.
, has taught high school math in California and Colorado since 1994. She is currently Secondary Math Resource Specialist for Littleton Public Schools, Littleton, CO.

Krista L. McDaniel, M.A., is Literacy Coordinator and Language Arts teacher at Littleton High School, Littleton, CO.

Alexander Spare, M.A., is a English Language Arts teacher at Littleton High School, Littleton, CO, as well as Educational Director of an in-home tutoring operation.

Jonathan Pazol, M.S., M.Ed., has been a science teacher for 20 years at West Leyden High School, Northlake, IL. Over the years he has taught biology, AP Biology, and chemistry.


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Paperback / 336 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2012

 





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