Barron's ACT

Editor/Author Stewart, Brian
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-43-800347-4
Category: Social Sciences - College Preparation
Image Count: 372
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

For college bound students, this book provides a detailed overview of the ACT with comprehensive answers to frequently asked questions.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Frequently Asked Questions About the ACT
  • Overcoming Mistaken Thoughts About the ACT: Four Big Ideas
  • Attaining an Optimal, Balanced Mindset for the ACT
  • Self-Reflection
  • Diagnostic Test
  • ANSWER SHEET
  • ENGLISH TEST
  • MATH TEST
  • READING TEST
  • SCIENCE TEST
  • WRITING TEST
  • ANSWER KEY
  • ACT SCORING GUIDE
  • WRITING TEST RUBRIC
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS: English
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS: Mathematics
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS: Reading
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS: Science
  • Writing—Sample Response
  • DIAGNOSTIC TEST ANALYSIS GUIDE
  • SUBJECT REVIEW
  • 1 English
  • Grammar Review
  • Punctuation
  • Punctuation Practice
  • Possessions and Apostrophes
  • Tense
  • Parallelism
  • Transitions
  • Wordiness
  • Word Order
  • Illogical Comparisons
  • Proper Wording
  • Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  • Comparative and Superlative
  • Commonly Confused Words
  • ACT English Strategies
  • Sample English Passage
  • ACT-Style English Practice Questions
  • English Grammar Summary
  • English Strategy Summary
  • 2 Mathematics
  • Math Strategies
  • Math Review.
  • Pre-Algebra
  • ACT-Style Pre-Algebra Practice Questions
  • Elementary Algebra.
  • ACT-Style Elementary Algebra Practice Questions.
  • ACT-Style Intermediate Algebra Practice Questions.
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Plane Geometry
  • ACT-Style Plane Geometry Practice Questions
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • ACT-Style Coordinate Geometry Practice Questions
  • Trigonometry
  • ACT-Style Trigonometry Practice Questions
  • Math Formulas Summary
  • Math Strategy Summary
  • 3 Reading
  • Methodology for Reading Passages
  • How to Read Different Types of Passages
  • Methodology for Answering Questions
  • Options for Your Personal Situation
  • Practice Reading Passages
  • ACT-Style Reading Comprehension Practice Questions
  • Reading Strategy Summary.
  • 4 Science
  • Types of Source Material on the ACT
  • Strategies for Reading Science Passages.
  • Practice Science Questions.
  • ACT-Style Science Practice Questions
  • Science Strategy Summary
  • 5 Writing
  • Sample ACT Writing Prompt.
  • Prewriting Ideas
  • The Thesis.
  • Examples and Details
  • Analysis
  • Wording
  • Full Essay Samples and Evaluations
  • ACT-Style Writing Practice
  • Writing Strategy Summary
  • PRACTICE TESTS
  • Practice Test 1
  • ANSWER SHEET Practice Test 1
  • ENGLISH TEST
  • MATH TEST
  • READING TEST
  • SCIENCE TEST
  • WRITING TEST
  • ANSWER KEY Practice Test 1
  • ACT SCORING GUIDE
  • WRITING TEST RUBRIC
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS
  • Writing—Sample Response
  • Practice Test 2
  • ANSWER SHEET Practice Test 2
  • ENGLISH TEST
  • MATH TEST
  • READING TEST
  • SCIENCE TEST
  • WRITING TEST
  • ANSWER KEY Practice Test 2
  • ACT SCORING GUIDE
  • WRITING TEST RUBRIC
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS
  • Practice Test 3
  • ANSWER SHEET Practice Test 3
  • ENGLISH TEST
  • MATH TEST
  • READING TEST
  • SCIENCE TEST
  • WRITING TEST
  • ANSWER KEY Practice Test 3
  • ACT SCORING GUIDE
  • WRITING TEST RUBRIC
  • ANSWER EXPLANATIONS
  • Writing Sample Response