ACT English Prep Comprehensive I

ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
ACT English Prep Comprehensive I
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This comprehensive activity is part of a series I am developing to prepare students for the English section of the ACT. It includes a single reading passage, a five-paragraph essay, followed by fifteen questions in the style and format of the ACT. At least two questions in the essay deal with each target in the list below:

(1) Sentence Structure (including sentence-structure commas and semicolons)
(2) Parallelism
(3) Agreement (subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent)
(4) Unnecessary Verb Tense Shifts
(5) Contractions and Possessive Forms
(6) Commas
(7) Irrelevance,Verbosity, and Redundancy

In addition, I have included a Targeted Skills Key, in which you can quickly pinpoint which targets a student may be weak in by checking the key to see which skill each question targets. For example, if a student misses problems 2 and 13, you can check the skills key to see that numbers 2 and 13 deal with commas. You may then choose to have the student work only the Targeted Test Prep worksheet for Commas, found here:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ACT-English-Comma-Practice-3275277 rather than the entire set of worksheets in the series.

The 9 pages in this download include:
Cover page (1 page)
Targeted Skills Key (1 page)
Reading passage (1 page)
Questions (3 pages)
Answer key (3 pages)

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This product may also be purchased as part of a bundle described below:

ACT ENGLISH TARGETED TEST PREP BUNDLE
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ACT-English-Prep-Bundle-Targeted-and-Comprehensive-Practice-3413748

The concept for this series involves using the ACT testing format for practicing the concepts, but WITHOUT mixing the concepts (which the ACT does). For example, in Parallelism Practice, all questions about the passage involve parallelism ONLY.

This series presents the same reading passage--adapted seven different ways--to target the following concepts:

(1) Sentence Structure (including sentence-structure commas and semicolons)
(2) Parallelism
(3) Agreement (subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent)
(4) Unnecessary Verb Tense Shifts
(5) Contractions and Possessive Forms
(6) Commas
(7) Irrelevance,Verbosity, and Redundancy

The final three worksheets of the series mix the concepts, mimicking the format of the ACT English section. Having practiced each concept in isolation first, the students should not find the final worksheets intimidating.

The Comprehensive Worksheets may also be used as pre or post-tests to see which of the target worksheets would be most beneficial for individual students.

(8) Comprehensive I
(9) Comprehensive II
(10) Comprehensive III*

*All Targeted Test Prep Worksheets use the same satirical essay about 'Ending Grammar Class' except Comprehensive III (which is a rebuttal to original essay).
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