From the Back Cover
Master Essay Writing for the ACT—FAST!
If ACT savvy is what you seek, this book is the resource you need. Learn the secrets, shortcuts, and strategies to succeed--with only minutes of effort a day.
Lively and straight to the point, this study aid to the ACT Essay section, new for 2005, presents key principles and practical strategies that promote effective essay writing, practical test strategies that are lifesavers when you're under time restraints, and sample essays with insightful commentary on how to construct a high-scoring piece.
- Features essential strategies for effective essay writing
- Provides sample essays with annotated comments and examiner marks
- Contains bite-sized sections ideal for students who study in short doses
About the Author
Randall McCutcheon is a high school educator nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for innovation in curriculum, with experience teaching English, speech, debate, and journalism. Jim Schaffer, a finalist for the Teacher-in-Space program, is chair of the English Department at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he teaches English and journalism.