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Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing
Ellen Carley Frechette
Tim Collins

New for 2002!

Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing is correlated to the 2002 GED Language Arts, Reading Test:

New Test Feature:Book Reference:
Types of documents (200–300 word passages, 12–18 numbered sentences)
  • Business documents (letters, memos, meeting notes, company brochures)
  • "How-to" or instructional texts (securing a job, writing a resume, dressing for success, leasing a car, how to get to a specific location)
  • Informational mailings (explanation of how something functions, position papers, critical evaluations, support papers)
All three types of documents are used in practice exercises and on the pretest, posttest, and practice test
Full-page format for documentsDocuments appear in full-page format on the pretest, posttest, and practice test
Organization: new content area (15% of the questions)
  • Add, remove, or reposition a sentence
  • Add a topic sentence
  • Combine paragraphs
  • Begin a new paragraph
Chapter 4: Organization covers all areas that will be tested
No spelling (except for homonyms)Spelling Homonyms section is included in Chapter 6, Mechanics
4-point scoring guide with a passing score of 2 or higherGED Essay Scoring Guide is explained in Chapters 8 and 12; Raising Your Score activities explain how to use the scoring guide as a revision tool