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CUNY Assessment Test in Reading: Practice & Study Guide

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Review the reading comprehension and inference skills needed to do well on the CUNY Assessment test in reading with the help of this course. Our video and text lessons work as a comprehensive study guide you can access 24 hours a day.
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Ch 1. CUNY Assessment Test in Reading: Summarizing Main Ideas {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[60275].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Navigating a Reading Passage with Transitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Implied Main Idea: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is a Summary? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is Paraphrasing? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. CUNY Assessment Test in Reading: Identifying Literary Meanings {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[60276].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Topic vs. Argument in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Find Cause and Effect in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Implied Metaphor: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21477].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21477].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. CUNY Assessment Test in Reading: Vocabulary in Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[60277].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Standardized Test Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Context Clue: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22376].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22376].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Using Affixes and Roots to Find the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Strategies for Acquiring and Using New Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. CUNY Assessment Test in Reading: Strategies for Reading Comprehension & Passage Types {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[60278].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What Is Nonfiction? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28692].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28692].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Fact vs. Persuasion vs. Informed Opinion in Nonfiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. CUNY Assessment Test in Reading: Inference & Analysis {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[60279].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Analyze Characters in Literature: Explanation and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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