Book Title: Deconstructing the NYSTCE for the ALST
Author: Bridgette Gubernatis
Related BooksThe ALST is a daunting test that requires you to read, comprehend and analyze Passages and then to write three different essays. Many people are unaware that different types essays have different requirements. 50% of the score on each essay is based on the structure of the essay.
This study guide helps you to read quickly and to extract the important information needed to write a proper essay. The number one problem that most test takers have on this test is TIME MANAGEMENT. Understanding why you being asked to write a particular type of essay is just as important as understanding what is in the Passages. This study guide is designed to help you focus on the important details and to critically analyze the information. This is key to writing a professional essay.
The Multiple Choice section is designed to give you strategies to create a "lens of understanding" so that instead of having to reread the passages, (which takes up valuable time) you will understand the goal of the questions and be able to quickly choose the right answer.
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