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Accuplacer WritePlacer Test: Practice & Study Guide

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6 chapters in Accuplacer WritePlacer Test: Practice & Study Guide

Ch 1. Accuplacer WritePlacer Test: Prewriting {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[63622].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Developing the Essay Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Freewriting: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5967].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5967].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Effective Prewriting: Instructions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Brainstorming? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Techniques for Brainstorming Great Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Structuring Essays Using Mind Mapping Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Arrange Ideas in a Reading Selection in an Outline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31581].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31581].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Essay Organization and Outline Building Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15530].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15530].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Glossary of Literary Terms: Prose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1488].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1488].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Point-of-View: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Informative Essay: Definition, Examples & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Write an Informative Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Descriptive Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Descriptive Writing: Definition, Techniques & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7026].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7026].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Evaluative Essay: Examples, Format & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7030].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7030].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Components of Writing a Persuasive Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Write a Great Argument Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1328].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1328].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Parts of An Argument: Claims, Counterclaims, Reasons, and Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - How to Engage Readers by Picking and Developing an Appeal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1352].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1352].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Writing for Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - How to Write a Strong Essay Body Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Organize an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Write an Outline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is a Thesis Statement? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Write a Thesis Statement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Introductions and Conclusions: Best Practices and Advice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Introduce a Topic Clearly With a Summary Preview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15899].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15899].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is a Body Paragraph? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5963].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5963].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Writing the Middle of an Essay First: Technique & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Concluding Paragraph: Examples & Format Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - How To Write Effective Conclusions: Importance and Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15902].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15902].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Supporting Details: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Structure an Argument in Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Write and Use Transition Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1361].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1361].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Persuasive Text? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Persuasive Devices in Writing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Using Rhetorical Skills to Write Better Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Audience Opposition: Anticipating and Refuting Opposing Views in Your Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How Word Choice and Language Sets the Tone of Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Structuring Paragraphs and Sentences: Tips and Tricks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Structure Sentences in an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1326].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1326].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Varied Sentence Structure in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2696].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2696].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Importance of Using Precise Language in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15901].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15901].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Determine if Your Essay Addresses its Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Edit and Improve Essay Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Avoid Redundancy in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Conciseness in Writing: Definition & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3682].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3682].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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