Critical Reading Section Strategy Review Sentence Completion Passage-Based Skim (label questions, box Q details) Actively Read (annotate passage) • Keyword • Relationships (, =, ≠) • Connotations (+, - , o)
Practice Section Evaluation • Sentence Completion Strategies • 5 points for identifying relationship words and connotations • Skimming • 5 points for correctly labeling the questions and marking specific details in the passage • Active Reading • 10 points for annotating the passage (Thesis? Purpose/main idea? Tone? Trigger Words? Etc.) [20 points total]
College Board’s CR Strategies • Mark the passage or make short notes • Use your knowledge and experience carefully • Read actively • If you’re having a hard time with a passage, read the questions first
On testing day… • Of course, you are the test taker, you decide how to approach the test. • These are universal strategies that test makers, takers, and companies emphasize as the most effective. • We are starting slow, then practicing over and over to make them second nature.
Quiz Thursday Vocabulary Review
Ephemeral Or Evanescent