This excerpt from "Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" breaks down style & rhetoric skill of eliminating wordiness and redundancy. Students will practice the skill in the context of a high-interest passage about dreams with questions modeled after the ACT, then reflect upon their learning by reviewing the answer key and explanations. The skill will be reinforced with a graphic organizer, and a "fun facts" section maintains student interest.
"Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" combines fun, high-interest topics relevant to teens with challenging passages and standardized questions. Practice for the ACT while reading about Batman, LeBron James, phobias, video games, urban legends, "The Hunger Games," Taylor Swift, and many more!
Build toward success by learning each of the 23 most-assessed English & Reading skills
Practice by isolating each question type in smaller passages
Chunk several skills together in fun, full-length passages
Reflect with exercises that hone strengths and improve weaknesses
Useful for individual practice, classroom instruction, or small group tutoring, "Fun ACT Prep: Skill by Skill" is adaptable for differentiated instruction and a Response to Invervention (RTI).
Aligned to Common Core Standards for Reading and Language Arts.
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by Mary Kate Durkin & Chris Mikulskis