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WORKBOOK FOR THE SAT - Weebly

Read the Critical Reading over view andunderstand how the sections ar e scored Use the book s vocabulary review tosharpen your r eading compr ehension Do the Level A practice exer cises andscore your r esults Review the answers and explanations forall Level A questions When you have master ed Level A exercises, pr ogress to Levels B and CIt s Your Path to a Higher Test ScoreChoose Barron s Method for Success on the SAT s Critical Reading Sections ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-3381-7 EAN$ Canada $ : 0-7641-3381-0 SATSAT CRITICAL READINGWORKBOOK FOR THECRITICAL READINGWORKBOOK FOR THEYour Blueprint for T est SuccessAn overview of the SAT Critical Reading SectionsStudy advice and test-taking tipsYour Private T utor Practice questions with explained answers to prepare you for the sentence-completionand reading comprehension questions Practice exer cises or ganized accor ding to level of dif ficultyPersonal Instruction for a Better T est Score Tips, questions, answers, and answerexplanations cover all aspects of theCritical Reading Sections An extensive vocabulary review to maximize your r eading compr ehension abilitySATSATS haron Weiner Green SAT is a registered trademark of the College Entrance ExaminationBoard, which was not involved in the production of, and does notendorse, this READINGWORKBOOK FOR THECRITICAL READINGWORKBOOK FOR THEV isit GreenSATSAT CRITICAL READING WORKBOOK FOR THECRITICAL READING WORKBOOK FOR THE7-3381-CRWB SAT-ufbs 3/14/06 3:23 PM Page

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1 Read the Critical Reading over view andunderstand how the sections ar e scored Use the book s vocabulary review tosharpen your r eading compr ehension Do the Level A practice exer cises andscore your r esults Review the answers and explanations forall Level A questions When you have master ed Level A exercises, pr ogress to Levels B and CIt s Your Path to a Higher Test ScoreChoose Barron s Method for Success on the SAT s Critical Reading Sections ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-3381-7 EAN$ Canada $ : 0-7641-3381-0 SATSAT CRITICAL READINGWORKBOOK FOR THECRITICAL READINGWORKBOOK FOR THEYour Blueprint for T est SuccessAn overview of the SAT Critical Reading SectionsStudy advice and test-taking tipsYour Private T utor Practice questions with explained answers to prepare you for the sentence-completionand reading comprehension questions Practice exer cises or ganized accor ding to level of dif ficultyPersonal Instruction for a Better T est Score Tips, questions, answers, and answerexplanations cover all aspects of theCritical Reading Sections An extensive vocabulary review to maximize your r eading compr ehension abilitySATSATS haron Weiner Green SAT is a registered trademark of the College Entrance ExaminationBoard, which was not involved in the production of, and does notendorse, this READINGWORKBOOK FOR THECRITICAL READINGWORKBOOK FOR THEV isit GreenSATSAT CRITICAL READING WORKBOOK FOR THECRITICAL READING WORKBOOK FOR THE7-3381-CRWB SAT-ufbs 3/14/06 3.

2 23 PM Page 1 HOW TO PREPARE FOR THEGRADUATE MANAGEMENTADMISSION TESTCCRRIITTIICCAALL RREEAADDIINNGG WWOORRKKBBOOOOKKFFOORR TTHHEESATSAT12TH EDITION Mitchel WeinerFormer Member, Depar tment of EnglishJames Madison High School, Br ooklyn, New Y orkSharon Weiner GreenFormer Instr uctor in EnglishMerritt College, Oakland, Califor nia SAT is a registered trademark of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this 12/2/05 4:43 PM Page iACKNOWLEDGMENTSThe authors gratefully acknowledge the following copyright holders forpermission to reprint material used in reading passages:Page 4: From A Handbook to Literature, 6/Eby Holman. by permission of Prentice-Hall, 20 21: From Symbolic Language of Dreams by Erich Fromm inLanguage: An Enquiry into Its Meaning and Functionby Ruth NandaAnshen, ed. Copyright 1957. HarperCollins Publishers, 26 27: From The Spider and the Wasp by Alexander 1952 by Scientific American, rights 30: From Small Town Americaby Richard Lingerman.

3 Copyright 1980 with permission of Putnam Publishing 31: From A Pocket History of the United Statesby Alan Nevins andHenry Steele Commager. Copyright 1991. Alfred A. Knopf, New 93 94: From The Most Beautiful House in the W orldby WitoldRybczynski. Copyright 1989. With permission of Viking 96: From La Vidaby Oscar Lewis. Copyright 1965. Random House,New 96 97: From What is Poverty? by Jo Goodwin Parker. Originallypublished in America s Other Childr en: Public Schools Outside Suburbiaby George Henderson, ed. Copyright 1971. University of Oklahoma 99: From Living in Two Cultures by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston inOutlooks and Insights. Copyright 1983. St. Martin s 100 101: Reprinted by permission from Introduction by AntonioCastro Leal to Twenty Centuries of Mexican Art. 1940 The Museum ofModern Art, New 102 103: From The Press and the Pr esidencyby John Tebbel andSarah Miles Watts. Copyright 1985. Oxford University Press, New 105: From The Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in PapagoIndian Country by Gary Nabhan.

4 With permission of North Point Press;div. of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 107 108: Native Earth, from Indian Countryby Peter Matthiessen,copyright 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984 by Peter Matthiessen. Used by per-mission of Viking Penguin, a division of Penguin Group (USA) 108 109: From Social Characteristics and Socialization of WildChimpanzees by Yukimaru Sugiyama in Primate Socializationby FrankE. Poirer, ed. Copyright 1972. Random House, New 110 111: From War, Peace and International Politicsby David , Copyright 1977. Reprinted by permission of Addison-WesleyEducational Publishers, 113: From Picasso on Art: A Selection of Viewsby Dore 1972. The Viking Press, New 113 114: From Picasso: The Early Y earsby Jiri Padrta. Publishing Co., New 117: From The Dynamic Abyss by Charles D. Hollister, Arthur Nowell, and Peter A. Jumars. Copyright 1984 by Scientific American, rights 118 120: From Organizing the World s Moneyby Benjamin Copyright 1977. Basic Books, a div.

5 Of HarperCollins Publishers, 121 122: From F. Scott Fitzgeraldby Kenneth Eble. Copyright1963. Twayne Publishers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster 122: From F. Scott Fitzgerald by Edmund Wilson in Shores ofLight. 1985 with permission from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 201: Reprinted by permission from Picasso: Fifty Years of His ArtbyAlfred H. Barr. 1946 The Museum of Modern Art, New 207: From The Magic Yearsby Selma H. Fraiberg. Copyright permission of Scribner, a division of Simon & 207 208: From Essentials of Psychology and Lifeby Philip Reprinted with permission of Addison-Wesley EducationalPublishers, Inc. Copyright 1980. Scott, Foresman and Co., Glenview, 222 223: From The Joy of Musicby Leonard Bernstein. Copyright1959. Used by permission of Doubleday, a div. of BDD Publishing 227: From The Canopy of the Tropical Rain Forest by Donald Copyright 1984 by Scientific American, rights 232: From The Politics of Pr ejudiceby Roger Daniels. Copyright1962. University of California Press, 232 233: From American Antisemitism Historically Reconsidered by John Higham, in Jews in the Mind of Americaby Herbert Stember, et al,eds.

6 Copyright 1966. American Jewish Committee, Basic Books, New in Antisemitism in the United Statesby Leonard Dinnerstein, 1971. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., New 246 247: From The Man Who Hitched the Reindeer To SantaClaus s Sleigh by X. J. Kennedy in The New York Times Book Review,December 5, 1993. 1993 The New York Times 251: From The Way to Rainy Mountainby N. Scott 1969. University of New Mexico 252 253: From Huge Conservation Effort Aims to Save VanishingArchitect of the Savanna by William K. Stevens, 1989 by The NewYork Times Co. Reprinted with 256: From Montana 1948by Larry Watson. Copyright 1993 byLarry Watson. (Milkweed Editions, 1993) Copyright 2006, 2005, 2001, 1997, 1994, 1990, 1987, 1983, 1979,1975, 1974, 1965 by Barron s Educational Series, rights part of this book may be reproduced in any form, by photostat,microfilm, xerography, or any other means, or incorporated into anyinformation retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, without thewritten permission of the copyright inquiries should be addressed to:Barron s Educational Series, Wireless BoulevardHauppauge, New York 11788 of Congress Catalog Card No.

7 2006040766 ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-3381-7 ISBN-10: 0-7641-3381-0 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataWeiner, Mitchel, 1907-Barron s critical reading WORKBOOK for the SAT / Mitchel Weiner, Sharon Weiner Green. 12th ed. of: Barron s verbal WORKBOOK for the new SAT. 11th : 978-0-7641-3381-7 ISBN-10: 0-7641-3381-01. english language Examinations Study guides. 2. Universities and colleges United States Entrance examina-tions Study guides. 3. SAT (Educational test) Study guides. I. Title: Critical reading WORKBOOK for the SAT. II. Green, Sharon,1939- III. '662 dc222006040766 Printed in the United States of America9 8 7 6 5 4 37_3381_VerbalSAT_FM 4/3/07 3:40 PM Page iiCONTENTSPREFACE vPART IINTRODUCINGTHESAT: CRITICALREADINGSKILLSN ature of the Test3 Overview and Content3 The Critical Reading Sections4 Sentence Completion Questions4 Reading Comprehension Questions4 Before the Test5 Six Months Before 5 Two Months Before5 The Night Before7 During the Test8 Use Time Wisely8 Center on the Test9 PART IISELF-ASSESSMENTI ntroduction13 Self-Assessment Test17 Answer Key 34 Analysis of Test Results 35 Answer Explanations 37 PART III SENTENCECOMPLETIONQUESTIONSO verview43 Tips on Handling Sentence Completion Questions43 Before You Look at the Answer Choices, Think of a Word That Makes Sense43 Spot Clues in the Sentence: Signal Words44 Notice Negatives45 words Have Many Meanings.

8 Stay Alert 45 Break Down Unfamiliar words , Looking for Familiar Word Parts 46 Take One Blank at a Time46 Sentence Completion Exercises47 Level A47 Level B56 Level C64 Answers to Sentence Completion Exercises73 Answer Explanations757_3381_VerbalSAT_FM 12/2/05 4:43 PM Page iiiPART IV READINGCOMPREHENSIONQUESTIONSO verview87 Tips on Handling Reading Comprehension Questions88 Try to Anticipate What the Passage Is About88 Pick Your Questions to Answer88 Read Purposefully: Passage, Questions, and Answer Choices88Go Back to the Passage to Double-Check Your Answer Choices89 Tackle Paired Passages One Passage at a Time89 Reading Comprehension Exercises90 Level A90 Level B107 Level C115 Answers to Reading Comprehension Exercises124 Answer Explanations125 PART VBUILDINGYOURVOCABULARYO verview137 Tips on Building Your Vocabulary137 Read Widely to Develop Your Feeling for Words137 Use Memory Tricks to Keep New words in Your Active Vocabulary138 Acquaint Yourself with Word Parts Prefixes, Suffixes.

9 Roots to Expand Your Vocabulary 138 Work Through the SAT High- frequency Word List to Expand Your College-Level Vocabulary138 SAT High- frequency Word List139 Basic Word Parts171 PART VITESTS FORPRACTICEC ritical Reading Test 1193 Answer Key211 Analysis of Test Results212 Answer Explanations213 Critical Reading Test 2219 Answer Key235 Analysis of Test Results236 Answer Explanations237 Critical Reading Test 3243 Answer Key260 Analysis of Test Results261 Answer Explanations262iv CRITICAL READING WORKBOOK FOR THE SAT7_3381_VerbalSAT_FM 12/2/05 4:43 PM Page ivvPREFACEW elcome to the world of the SAT, where airand lumbercan be verbs, and apathyand phenome-naare common everyday words . Welcome to thetwelfth edition of Barron sCritical ReadingWorkbook. If you are preparing for the criticalreading sections of the SAT, this is the book youneed. It features four complete critical reading tests,each three sections long. Here are four crucial dress rehearsals for the day you walk into theexamination room.

10 It briefs you on the vocabulary-in-context andreading comprehension questions, giving youkey tips on how to tackle these important typesof questions. It takes you through the double reading passages,showing you how to work your way through a pair of passages without wasting effort or time. It offers you enough material for a year -longstudy program so that you don t have to settle forlast-minute cram sessions. Pace yourself as youwork your way through the wealth of practiceexercises designed for you. It gives you the SAT High- frequency Word List,incorporating vocabulary from actual SAT teststhrough 2005. These words are vital computeranalysis shows that they occur test after test onactual SATs. Master them, and you ll be well onyour way to building a college-level dozens of clear, helpful pointers and hun-dreds of brand-new questions modeled closely onquestions appearing on today s SAT, Barron s CriticalReading Workbookgives you a down-to-earth intro-duction to the sometimes intimidating world of theSAT.


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