Direct Hits Core Vocabulary of the Sat

Direct Hits core vocabulary focuses on high school vocabulary found in the classroom and on a variety of standardized tests. This book targets words students need to know in order to be successful on the PSAT, SAT, ACT and AP exams.

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ISBN: 1936551225

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Direct Hits Core Vocabulary of the SAT 4th Edition

Presents 220 words and their definitions, illustrating their meanings through examples from movies, television, literature, music, and historical and current events.

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ISBN: 1936551055

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Presents 220 words and their definitions, illustrating their meanings through examples from movies, television, literature, music, and historical and current events.
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Direct Hits Core Vocabulary of the SAT

'Direct Hits' Core Vocabulary focuses on the words a student needs to know to achieve a Critical Reading score above a 500. This book includes the following features: Selective vocabulary found on recent SATs and PSATs used in context.

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ISBN: 1936551136

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Does developing a high-level vocabulary need to be a tedious, frustrating task? Direct Hits doesnt think so! Research has shown that a powerful and vibrant vocabulary has a high correlation with success in school, business, the professions, AND standardised tests, including the ACT, PSAT, SAT, SSAT, and AP exams. Direct Hits Core Vocabulary of the SAT offers a different approach. 'Direct Hits Core Vocabulary focuses on the words a student needs to know to achieve a Critical Reading score above a 500. This book includes the following features: Selective vocabulary found on recent SATs and PSATs used in context. No more memorising the definitions of long lists of seemingly random words in a vacuum; Relevant, vivid, and memorable examples from literature, historic events, contemporary issues, and pop culture; Six easy-to-tackle chapters covering core words, interesting people words, historical figure words, frequently used affixes, and tone words; A Fast Review for each chapter, with quick definitions; A Final Review with sentence completion questions just like real SATs and PSATs, including complete solution explanations Given the books ease of portability (not the size of a phone book), students are comfortable carrying this book with them to study another word or two when time permits.
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Direct Hits Core Vocabulary of the SAT

Bay finally ended the war of words when he cut Fox from “Transformers 3” saying her role was not INTEGRAL (essential) to the story. 94. POMPOUS: Filled with excessive self-importance; pretentious In the Harry Potter SAGA (Word 208), ...

Author: Larry Krieger

Publisher: Direct Hits Publishing

ISBN: 9780981818450

Category: English language

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Product Description Volume 1 of the world-renowned Direct Hits SAT vocabulary books is based upon an innovative and fun approach to learning using vivid, relevant, and selective examples to teach students. Written by one of the country's leading authorities on the SAT, the book includes the following features: - 200 words found on recent SATs - memorable examples from pop culture, historic events, and contemporary issues explain word meanings in context - 5 easy-to-tackle chapters - critical reading and sentence completion questions just like the real SAT - chapter quizzes with complete solution explanations - a Final Review and a Fast Review This is a powerful SAT study method developed through extensive research and testing in classrooms across the US that not only raises SAT scores, but increases verbal acumen for long-term success in college and beyond. But don't take our word for it, check out CollegeConfidential.com to read what students across the world are saying about the Direct Hits books.About The Author Larry Krieger is one of the foremost SAT experts in the country and the co-author of several US History, World History, and AP Art History textbooks. His renowned teaching methods and SAT prep courses are praised for both their inventive, engaging approaches and their results. Formerly an AP Art History teacher and social studies supervisor at New Jersey's SAT powerhouse Montgomery Township High School near Princeton, Krieger led the school to a number 1 ranking in the state and nation for a comprehensive public high school. In 2004, Montgomery students achieved a record national average score of 629 on the Critical Reading section of the SAT.
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Direct Hits Toughest Vocabulary of the Sat 5th Edition

The books include the following features: - 215 of the SAT's most challenging words (those that often appear in Level 4 and Level 5 questions), not a phonebook-size list of words that never appear on the SAT - Relevant, vivid, and memorable ...

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ISBN: 1936551144

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Want a superior vocabulary? Let Direct Hits help. Words are our tools for learning and communicating. A proficient and robust vocabulary is critical to success in school, business, the professions, AND standardised tests such as the PSAT and SAT. But even the most dedicated students dread memorizing long lists of seemingly random words. Like its companion book "Core Vocabulary", "Direct Hits Toughest Vocabulary" offers an approach that places the words in a context students can easily understand and remember. Direct Hits "Toughest Vocabulary" focuses on the level 4 and 5 words a student needs to score above a 650. The books feature the following: 215 of the SAT's most challenging that have appeared on the PSAT and SAT; Relevant, vivid, and memorable examples from popular movies, television, literature, music, historical events, and recent headlines; Five easy-to-tackle chapters covering literary terms and key words from science and the social sciences, words with multiple meanings and uses, and level 5 words which were the answers to the most challenging questions on recent SATs; A Fast Review with quick definitions; A Final Review with critical reading and sentence completion questions just like the real SAT Given the books ease of portability (not the size of a phone book), students are comfortable carrying this book with them to study another word or two when time permits.
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Direct Hits Essential Vocabulary

Teachers will love this book because Direct Hits Essential Vocabulary is engaging and entertaining for students.

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ISBN: 1936551209

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Direct Hits Toughest Vocabulary of the SAT

The books include the following features: - 200 words found on recent SATs - memorable examples from pop culture, historic events, and contemporary issues explain word meanings in context - 5 easy-to-tackle chapters - critical reading and ...

Author: Larry Krieger

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ISBN: 0981818447

Category: SAT (Educational test)

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Product Description Volume 2 of the world-renowned Direct Hits SAT books builds upon the core vocabulary from Volume 1 to augment students' vocabularies and prepare them to solve the toughest SAT verbal questions. The books include the following features: - 200 words found on recent SATs - memorable examples from pop culture, historic events, and contemporary issues explain word meanings in context - 5 easy-to-tackle chapters - critical reading and sentence completion questions just like the real SAT - chapter quizzes with complete solution explanations - a Final Review and a Fast Review This is a powerful SAT study method developed through extensive research and testing in classrooms across the US that not only raises SAT scores, but increases verbal acumen for long-term success in college and beyond. But don't take our word for it, check out CollegeConfidential.com to see what students across the world are saying about the Direct Hits books.
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Direct Hits Core Vocabulary of the SAT

Written by one of the country's leading authorities on the SAT, the book includes the following features: - 200 words found on recent SATs - memorable examples from pop culture, historic events, and contemporary issues explain word meanings ...

Author: Larry Krieger

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ISBN: 0981818439

Category: English language

Page: 167

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Volume 1 of the world-renowned Direct Hits SAT vocabulary books is based upon an innovative and fun approach to learning using vivid, relevant, and selective examples to teach students. Written by one of the country's leading authorities on the SAT, the book includes the following features: - 200 words found on recent SATs - memorable examples from pop culture, historic events, and contemporary issues explain word meanings in context - 5 easy-to-tackle chapters - critical reading and sentence completion questions just like the real SAT - chapter quizzes with complete solution explanations - a Final Review and a Fast Review This is a powerful SAT study method developed through extensive research and testing in classrooms across the US that not only raises SAT scores, but increases verbal acumen for long-term success in college and beyond. But don't take our word for it, check out CollegeConfidential.com to read what students across the world are saying about the Direct Hits books.
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Direct Hits Toughest Vocabulary of the SAT

E The question asks you to find a word that is consistent with “selective taste” and logically essential to avoid making a mistake with “expensive consequences.” The correct answer is DISCRIMINATING (Word 267).

Author: Larry Krieger

Publisher: Direct Hits Publishing

ISBN: 9780981818467

Category: English language

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Product Description Volume 2 of the world-renowned Direct Hits SAT books builds upon the core vocabulary from Volume 1 to augment students' vocabularies and prepare them to solve the toughest SAT verbal questions. The books include the following features: - 200 words found on recent SATs - memorable examples from pop culture, historic events, and contemporary issues explain word meanings in context - 5 easy-to-tackle chapters - critical reading and sentence completion questions just like the real SAT - chapter quizzes with complete solution explanations - a Final Review and a Fast Review This is a powerful SAT study method developed through extensive research and testing in classrooms across the US that not only raises SAT scores, but increases verbal acumen for long-term success in college and beyond. But don't take our word for it, check out CollegeConfidential.com to see what students across the world are saying about the Direct Hits books.About The Author Larry Krieger is one of the foremost SAT experts in the country and the co-author of several US History, World History, and AP Art History textbooks. His renowned teaching methods and SAT prep courses are praised for both their inventive, engaging approaches and their results. Formerly an AP Art History teacher and social studies supervisor at New Jersey's SAT powerhouse Montgomery Township High School near Princeton, Krieger led the school to a number 1 ranking in the state and nation for a comprehensive public high school. In 2004, Montgomery students achieved a record national average score of 629 on the Critical Reading section of the SAT.
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Direct Hits

"Want a superior vocabulary? Let Direct hits help. Words are our tools for learning and communicating.

Author: Ted Griffith

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ISBN: OCLC:1280789306

Category: English language

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"Want a superior vocabulary? Let Direct hits help. Words are our tools for learning and communicating. A proficient and robust vocabulary is critical to success in school, business, the professions, AND standardized tests such as the PSAT and SAT. But even the most dedicated students dread memorizing long lists of seemingly random words. Like its companion book Core Vocabulary, Direct Hits Toughest Vocabulary offers an approach that places the words in a context students can easily understand and remember. Direct hits toughest vocabulary focuses on the level 4 and 5 words a student needs to score above a 650. The books include the following features: - 215 of the SAT's most challenging words (those that often appear in Level 4 and Level 5 questions), not a phonebook-size list of words that never appear on the SAT - Relevant, vivid, and memorable examples from popular movies, television, literature, music, historical events, and recent headlines -A fast review with quick definitions..." --Publisher description.
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