ACT English
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ACT Essay
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What are the THREE situations in which you can use an apostrophe, and where should you NEVER use an apostrophe? Demonstrate with an example.
What is possessives, plural possessives, and contractions. Never for plurals.
100
What is 35% of (1/4) of 172?
What is 15.05
100
How many minutes you have on the ACT Reading exam, the total number of passages, and how many minutes per passage. DOUBLE BONUS: What are the 4 types of passages?
What is 35 minutes, 4 passages, 8.5 minutes per passage. Prose Fiction, Social Science, Humanities, Natural Science.
100

A) How many minutes there are on the Science exam?

What is 35 minutes

100
The number of minutes you have on the ACT essay section
What is 40 minutes
200
A) The part(s) of speech that ADJECTIVES describe. B) The part(s) of speech that ADVERBS describe.
200
The strategy Ms. Seraj taught for ratio problems. If Kelly paints her room yellow, blue, and green in a ratio of 2:3:2, and she uses 28 gallons of paint total, how many gallons of blue paint will she use?
What is ratio charts, 12 gallons
200
Name one of the two possible main strategies for getting through the ACT Reading passages in the time limit.
What is Skim the Passage or Go to the Questions First.
200

How many questions are on the science portion of the ACT?

What is 40 questions

200
The first thing you should do when you begin the essay portion (must be SPECIFIC).
What is skim the intro, underline what the prompt is asking, put stars next to things you know about and can use as examples
300

How long do you have to take the English portion of the ACT and how many questions are on it?

What is 75-questions and 45-minutes. (That is about 36 seconds per question!!)

300
The formula Ms. Seraj taught for AVERAGE problems. If Jessica received scores of 87, 89, 94, and 80 on her last four exams, the score she will need on her fifth test to average 91 in the class.
What is AN = T. What is 95.
300
Name one of the easier and less time consuming types of questions to answer.
What is Main Idea questions, Word Meaning questions, and questions with line numbers.
300
The three things to skim for in the passage
What is hypothesis, definition, and conclusion
300
The second thing you should do when you read the essay prompt
Read the perspectives and pick one to agree with.
400
The four different types of comma uses (hint: all start with I) BONUS: When can you use a semicolon?
What is Introductory Clauses, Items in a List/Series/Interchangeable Adjectives, between two Independent Clauses, around an Interrupting Clause Between two independent clauses
400
The value of f(x-2) when f(x)= x^2 + 12
What is x^2 - 4x + 16
400
Three different types of trap answers for Main Idea questions.
400
The most essential strategy for managing your time on an ACT Science passage
What is answer the easy questions first, guess on all time-consuming questions.
400
The main task of the ACT essay (hint: two verbs + a plural noun)
What is analyze and evaluate the perspectives
500
A) The songs on Katy Perry's first pop album was/were controversial. B) The strategy to make sure that subject and verb agree. BONUS: What is the name of the phrase the ACT inserts to confuse the subject and verb?
What is were, circle subject and verb, and prepositional phrase.
500
A) What are the solutions to the equation 16x^2 - 169? B) What is the name of this factoring pattern?
What is 13/4 and -13/4 Difference of two squares
500
Three different types of trap answers for Inference questions. DOUBLE BONUS: Name two strategies to combat these trap answers.
Answers that are related but don't answer the question, answers that seem plausible but are not in the text, answers that supply nearby details but don't answer the question. BONUS: Annotate every question, Close Read Qs and As.
500
The three different types of trends in data to look for, and how to identify the trend.
What is direct/positive, indirect/negative, and no relationship; What are table arrows.
500
A) A general format for how to structure your ACT essay. B) What can you use to support your claims? Be specific.
What is introduction, disprove the perspectives you disagree with, prove the one you agree with, conclusion.
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