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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.

A Technical PassageAdverb Equal ComparisonsAdverb Unequal ComparisonsAlliterations Are All AroundAllusionApostrophesArgumentative WritingBest Comparison Adjectives ReviewBracketsCapitalizationCause and EffectCiting SourcesClausesCompare and ContrastComposition 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 Vs. ImplicitExpository PassagesFigurative LanguageFigure of SpeechFunction of ArticlesFunctions of a SentenceGeneral Revision and ProofreadingGraphic OrganizersHow Do Commas Function in a Sentence?How to Compare and ContrastHow to Effectively Connect SentencesHow to Support a ConclusionHow 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 IIIronyItalicizing and UnderliningJournals, Diaries, Letters, and BlogsLinking VerbsMain and Supporting IdeasMaking Sentences More DistinctMetaphorMethods to Obtain Coherence in WritingMyths, Fables, and LegendsNarrativesOrder 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 MarksRecursive Writing ProcessRevising and EditingSemicolon UsageSensory LanguageSentence StructureSimileSlashStructural Elements of PoetryStyle, Tone, and MoodSubject-Verb AgreementSummary StatementSynonyms and AntonymsThe Importance of Consistency in PunctuationThematic Development in WritingThesis StatementsTopics and Main IdeasTransitionsTransitions in WritingVariation of Sentence TypesWhat are the Elements of a Story?What is Comic Relief?What is Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement?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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