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Identifying & Correcting Clause Errors: Strategies & Examples

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Fill in the blank: 'Three men wrote the essays in The Federalist Papers. John Jay wrote 5, James Madison wrote 26, and _____.

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1.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence:

Even though Chelsea wanted the green earrings her mother insisted on buying the blue ones.

2.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion:

Marc wanted to adopt a small dog, his roommate insisted that they get a big one to defend the apartment in case someone broke in.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet focus on the three main strategies that can improve your vocabulary in preparation for the SAT. You will be tested on your understanding of what these tactics are all about.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments quiz you on:

  • Where to look for vocabulary words related to the SAT
  • What to do with vocabulary words you find
  • How to use root words to decode meanings
  • Strategies for reviewing vocabulary

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you identify the most relevant information from the related SAT prep lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from this lesson, such as how to use roots of words vs. studying Latin roots
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about techniques for studying vocabulary words

Additional Learning

To find out more about vocabulary on the SAT, check out our video lesson called How to Study and Strengthen Your Vocabulary for the SAT. You will come away with a better understanding of the following:

  • Choosing words wisely
  • Selecting quality over quantity
  • Reviewing words in practice problems
  • Studying Latin roots
  • Note cards and organization
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