Study for the CAASPP -- take practice tests HERE.
- I expect you to have watched the comma video on the home page of this website, and to be able to use commas according to the rules in the video. I also expect you to know and be able to use all the rules in the presentation below, as well as avoid the errors it describes. You should be able to fix sentences with comma errors. You should know all the terms in the presentation, the video, and the vocabulary below.
<--- Here is the presentation on commas and sentence structure.
Vocabulary for the final:
- Part 1) Technical Terms: I expect you to be able to use these terms correctly, and to apply the concepts they represent to texts or examples you may be asked to analyze.
- Speaker (and how it's different from a narrator)
- Occasion (of a text)
- Audience (of a text)
- Purpose (of a text)
- Subject (of a text)
- Tone (of a text)
- précis (n.)