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Most test-takers will encounter some form of writing on their upcoming test or exam. As you prepare, Mometrix’s free library of review videos will help you refresh your knowledge and understanding of the following writing concepts and ideas: Alliteration, Consistency in Punctuation, Thesis Statements, How to Summarize, How to Compare and Contrast, Main Ideas in a Story, Persuasive Techniques, Revising and Editing, Transitions in Writing, Writing Process and more. Intended for use as a general review of the concepts presented, these videos are invaluable resources that can be utilized in combination with Mometrix’s other examination-specific study materials, including study guides and flashcards, that will offer a more in-depth look at concepts that may be presented on test day.

Adverb Equal ComparisonsAdverb Unequal ComparisonsAlliterations Are All AroundAllusionApostrophesArgumentative WritingBracketsCapitalizationCause and EffectCiting SourcesCompare and ContrastCompare and ContrastComparison Adjectives ReviewComposition PlanningCoordinating and Correlative ConjunctionsCredible Information SourceDialogue, Paradox, and DialectDifference Between Metonymy and SynecdocheDifferent Forms of CommunicationDifferent Types of RhymeDrafting Body ParagraphsDrafting ConclusionsElements in a Written Response to LiteratureEvaluation and Critique of One’s Own WritingEvocative Words and RhythmExclamation PointExplicit and Implicit InformationExpository PassagesFigurative LanguageFigure of SpeechFunction of ArticlesFunctions of a SentenceGeneral Revision and ProofreadingGraphic OrganizersHow Do Commas Function in a Sentence?How to Effectively Connect SentencesHow to Support a ConclusionHow to Use SemicolonsHow to Write a Good ParagraphHow to Write a PERFECT Response PaperHyperbole and UnderstatementImprove Your Writing – 4 Different Styles of WritingIndependent and Dependent ClauseInformative TextIntro to Sentence TypesIntroductionIntroduction IIIronyJournals, Diaries, Letters, and BlogsLinking VerbsMain and Supporting IdeasMaking Sentences More DistinctMetaphors in WritingMethods to Obtain Coherence in WritingMyths, Fables, Legends, and Fairy TalesNarrativesOrder of Sections of a DraftOrganizational Methods to Structure TextOutlining as an Aid to Drawing ConclusionsParallel Sentence ConstructionParallelismParenthesesParts of SpeechPersonificationPersuasive EssayPersuasive TechniquesPresent Perfect, Past Perfect, and Future Perfect Verb TensesPronoun UsagePunctuation Errors in Possessive PronounsPurposeQuestion MarksQuotation MarksRevising and EditingSentence StructureSimilesSlashStructural Elements of PoetryStyle, Tone, and MoodSubject-Verb AgreementSummary StatementSynonyms and AntonymsTechnical PassagesThe Importance of Consistency in PunctuationThe Recursive Writing ProcessThematic Development in WritingThesis StatementsTopics and Main IdeasTransitionsTransitions in WritingVariation of Sentence TypesWhat are the Elements of a Story?What is a Clause?What is Comic Relief?What is Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement?What is Sensory Language?What is the Main Idea of a Story?What is Theme?Word Choice and Intended AudienceWord UsageWriting ProcessWriting Purpose and Audience


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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: January 14, 2021