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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, Common Comma FUnctions, Consistency in Punctuation, Drafting a Thesis Statement, Editing Sentences to Read Better, Five Part Essay, How to Summarize, How to Compare and Contrast, Literary Devices, Main Ideas in a Story, Persuasive Techniques, Revising and Editing, Structure and Planning, Transitions in Writing, Trimming Your Writing, Writing Strategies 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 AroundAllusionAn Overview of the Most Common Literary DevicesApostrophesArgumentative WritingBest Comparison Adjectives ReviewBest Tips for SummarizingBracketsCapitalizationCause and EffectCiting SourcesClausesCompare and ContrastComposition PlanningCoordinating and Correlative ConjunctionsCredible Information SourceDashDialogue, Paradox, and DialectDifference Between Metonymy and SynecdocheDifferent Forms of CommunicationDifferent parts of a ReviewDifferent Types of RhymeDrafting a Thesis StatementDrafting Body ParagraphsDrafting ConclusionsEditing Sentences to Read BetterEffect of Sound on PoetryElements in a Written Response to LiteratureElements that Influence FictionEllipsisEvaluation and Critique of One’s Own WritingEvocative Words and RhythmExclamation PointExplicit and Implicit InformationExpository PassagesFigurative LanguageFigure of SpeechFive Part EssayFunction of a SentenceFunction of ArticlesGeneral Revision and ProofreadingGraphic OrganizersGraphsHow Do Commas Function in a Sentence?How to Compare and ContrastHow to Effectively Connect SentencesHow to Effectively Write in the 1st PersonHow 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 UnderliningItalics and EllipsesJournals, Diaries, Letters, and BlogsLinking VerbsLiterary TropesMain and Supporting Ideas – A Literature Review for KIDSMaking Commas FlowMaking Sentences More DistinctMetaphorMethods to Obtain Coherence in WritingMonologue, Soliloquy, and Dramatic IronyMyths, Fables, and LegendsNarrative Descriptive EssayNarrativesNeutralityOrder of Sections of a DraftOrganization in a PaperOrganizational Methods to Structure TextOutlinesOutlining as an Aid to Drawing ConclusionsParallel Sentence ConstructionParallelismParenthesesParts of SpeechPersonal EssayPersonificationPersuasive EssayPersuasive TechniquesPersuasive Text and BiasPresent a ProblemPresent Perfect, Past Perfect and Future Perfect Verb TensesPronoun UsagePunctuation Errors in Possessive PronounsPurposeQuestion MarksQuotation MarksQuotesRecursive Writing ProcessRevising and EditingRhetorical SchemesSemicolon UsageSensory LanguageSentence StructureSimileSlashStructural Elements of PoetryStyle, Tone, and MoodSubject Verb AgreementSummary StatementSymbolSynonyms and AntonymsText StructureThe Basic Elements of PoetryThe Importance of Consistency in PunctuationThe Wade Davis BillThematic Development in WritingThese Writing Strategies Will Save Your Next Test ScoreThesis StatementsTopics and Main IdeasTransitionsTransitions in WritingUniversal Themes in LiteratureVariation 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 a Response to the TextWriting ProcessWriting Purpose and Audience


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