Do you have a process?

I had an interesting conversation with a colleague last night about the importance of having a process. The gist of his argument was this: it’s all well and good to understand what a run-on sentence is (for example), but there are lots of kids who know, objectively, what one is, and still miss run-on questions (more…)

Error Identification strategies

You should be mechanical in checking every Error ID question for the following. Verbs. Start here.  If there is a verb underlined in the sentence, you need to check: Subject/Verb Agreement.  The SAT’s favorite ways to trick you include: Prepositional phrases (The display case of trophies at the top of the stairs in my father’s (more…)