In order to achieve rapid improvement, you should study the following topics, in the order of appearance.
1) Sentence Mechanics:
The rules of grammar, parts of speech, and sentence structure
Skills/Key Terms: parallelism, dangling modifiers, plurals vs possessives, subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement
2) Punctuation/Boundaries:
The conventional rules of punctuation, especially pertaining to how clauses are linked together
Skills/Key Terms: comma placement, comma splice, colon usage, dash usage, semicolon and period usage, parenthesis usage
3) Transition Words:
Using words effectively to make transitions between ideas.
Skills/Key Terms: transition words, transition word types
4) Word Choice:
Completing text with the most logical and precise word.
Skills/Key Terms: word choice, vocabulary in context, SAT vocabulary, Greek and Latin Roots
In order to achieve rapid improvement, you should study the following topics, in the order of appearance.
1) Linear Equations:
Working with linear equations both algebraically and graphically
Skills/Key Terms: linear equations, slope, y-intercept, slope-intercept equation, parallel/perpendicular lines, interpret linear function
2) Quadratic Equations:
Working with quadratic equations both algebraically and graphically
Skills/Key Terms: solving quadratic equations, quadratic formula, discriminant, completing the square, factoring, parabolas, vertex form, standard form
3) Exponential Equations:
Working with exponential equations both algebraically and graphically.
Skills/Key Terms: exponential growth/decay, compound interest, solving exponential equations, interpret exponential equations
4) Dimensional Analysis:
Solving problems involving unit conversions.
Skills/Key Terms: dimensional analysis, unit conversions
In order to achieve rapid improvement, you should study the following topics, in the order of appearance.
1) Sentence Mechanics:
The rules of grammar, parts of speech, and sentence structure
Skills/Key Terms: parallelism, dangling modifiers, plurals vs possessives, subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement
2) Punctuation/Boundaries:
The conventional rules of punctuation, especially pertaining to how clauses are linked together
Skills/Key Terms: comma placement, comma splice, colon usage, dash usage, semicolon and period usage, parenthesis usage
3) Transition Words:
Using words effectively to make transitions between ideas.
Skills/Key Terms: transition words, transition word types
4) Word Choice:
Completing text with the most logical and precise word.
Skills/Key Terms: word choice, vocabulary in context, SAT vocabulary, Greek and Latin Roots
In order to achieve rapid improvement, you should study the following topics, in the order of appearance.
1) Linear Equations:
Working with linear equations both algebraically and graphically
Skills/Key Terms: linear equations, slope, y-intercept, slope-intercept equation, parallel/perpendicular lines, interpret linear function
2) Quadratic Equations:
Working with quadratic equations both algebraically and graphically
Skills/Key Terms: solving quadratic equations, quadratic formula, discriminant, completing the square, factoring, parabolas, vertex form, standard form
3) Exponential Equations:
Working with exponential equations both algebraically and graphically.
Skills/Key Terms: exponential growth/decay, compound interest, solving exponential equations, interpret exponential equations
4) Dimensional Analysis:
Solving problems involving unit conversions.
Skills/Key Terms: dimensional analysis, unit conversions