Essential Writing and Language Skills, Preparation for High School Equivalency Tests by Teresa Perrin

Essential Writing and Language Skills, Preparation for High School Equivalency Tests

Book Title: Essential Writing and Language Skills, Preparation for High School Equivalency Tests

Publisher: Essential Education

ISBN: 1940532027

Author: Teresa Perrin


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Increase Extended Response Scores on High School Equivalency Tests

Learn strategies for developing ideas and expressing them clearly through writing. Using the Plan, Draft, Evaluate, Submit process, students develop stronger, more persuasive writing.

Lessons are divided into four easy steps that connect new ideas to familiar concepts, demonstrate strategies for make writing decisions, provides practice and explains how to check the work.

This 412-page book covers business, social studies, and science writing and develops extended response writing skills to prepare for the 2014 GED test, TASC Test, or HiSET exam. Aligned to Common Core and College and Career Readiness Standards, this book can be used to compliment a test preparation course or as a stand-alone study guide.

Subjects covered in this book:

The Writing Process: Determining Purpose and Audience, Reading and Thinking for Writing, Choosing an Organizational Structure, Developing a Thesis Statement, Drafting an Introduction, Body Paragraphs and Conclusions, Revising and Editing, Reading Critically, Language and Word Choice, Voice and Tone, Unity and Cohesion, Fluidity, Clarity, Proofreading, Publishing

Organization: Short Answers, Extended Responses, Workplace Documents, Developing Ideas, Arguments and Evidence, Connecting with Claims, Drawing Conclusions

Issues in Revising and Editing: Obstructions to Communication, Word Usage, Spelling, Capitalization, and Punctuation, Sentence Structure

Writing Practice: Everyday Writing Practice, Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies and Science Writing