ERIC Number: ED474598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Writing: Sentence Structure, Usage, and Mechanics. GED Scoreboost.
Evans, Karin; Landau, Julie
GED "Scoreboost" materials target exactly the skills one needs to pass the General Educational Development (GED) tests. This book focuses on the multiple choice portion of the GED writing test. The workbook targets topics directly on the multiple-choice section of the GED Language Arts, Writing Test. These include sentence structure, grammar and usage, and mechanics. At the end of each lesson, a hint advises ways to apply the lesson to the essay writing portion of the test. The 15 strategies targeted in this booklet can be applied to 3 practice activities and the GED practice test that is included. The strategies are: (1) correct run-ons and comma splices; (2) combine or rewrite ideas to make new sentences; (3) subordinate ideas in sentences; (4) correct sentence fragments; (5) use modifiers correctly; (6) make ideas parallel; (7) make subjects and verbs agree; (8) make subjects and verbs agree in different sentence structures; (9) use the correct verb form; (10) use the correct verb tense; (11) use the correct pronoun form; (12) fix pronoun agreement problems; (13) capitalize correctly; (14) spell well; and (15) use commas correctly. (SLD)
Descriptors: Equivalency Tests, High School Equivalency Programs, Skill Development, Test Wiseness, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Writing Tests
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests