This all-new manual gives high school students in Massachusetts detailed preparation for the required examination in English Language Arts. The author presents an overview of the test, followed by detailed instruction on writing a long composition with special atten-tion to selecting a theme and organizing its details, then writing, styling, and editing. Fol-lowing chapters review reading comprehension and discuss elements in style as they per-tain to fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama. This manual also offers test-taking strate-gies for multiple-choice and open-response questions plus three sample tests with an-swers explained.A The sentence in paragraph 32 reads, aquot;Old Behrman, with his red eyes plainly streaming, shouted his contempt and derision for such idiotic imaginings.aquot; The words shouting, derision, and idiotic all suggest that Mr. Behrman is showing his disapproval. 7. ... A simile is a comparison using like or as. In this simile, Theseus isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Barron's how to Prepare for the MCAS, English Language Arts|
|Author||:||Kristie Lipka Burk|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2004|