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TASC Writing: Prep and Practice

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    What is a Phrase?
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    What is a Phrase?

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Get the best score possible on the writing portion of the TASC exam with this helpful practice course. Short video and text lessons outline all the material you'll find on the exam, while the quizzes help you assess how well you understand the subjects ahead of test day.
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5 chapters in TASC Writing: Prep and Practice

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Ch 1. Grammar & Usage {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[39463].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is a Phrase? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is a Clause? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26312].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26312].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Adverb Clauses: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Sentences: Simple, Compound & Complex Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Compound-Complex Sentence: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is an Antecedent? - Definition, Meaning & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6422].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6422].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6422].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6422].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Correcting Inappropriate Shifts in Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Functions of Verbals: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21495].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21495].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Active and Passive Voice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Verbs in Indicative, Imperative, Interrogative, Conditional & Subjunctive Moods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How to Identify & Use Adjectival & Adverbial Phrases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - What is a Prepositional Phrase? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10033].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10033].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Capitalization, Punctuation & Spelling {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[39465].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Capitalization Rules in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Purposes of the Ellipsis and Dashes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Hyphens, Brackets, Ellipses & Quotation Marks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Parentheses: Definition & Usage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3346].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3346].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Writing Arguments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[39468].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Write a Thesis Statement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1356].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Write a Strong Essay Body Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1360].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
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1361].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1361].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Structure an Argument in Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Parts of An Argument: Claims, Counterclaims, Reasons, and Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Develop Strong Claims & Counterclaims in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - 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
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1331].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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Ch 4. Writing Informative Texts {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[39470].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Informative Essay: Definition, Examples & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Techniques for Brainstorming Great Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Writing: Main Idea, Thesis Statement & Topic Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1322].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1322].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1322].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1322].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - 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
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Use Sources to Write Essays and Evaluate Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1324].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1324].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Use Reference Material in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. TASC Writing Flashcards {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[560319].percentComplete}}% complete

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