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Tables of Contents for Great Source Mastering Verbal Sat/Psat
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Reviewers
vii
 
Introduction
1
20
SAT Pretest
21
18
UNIT 1: Building a Foundation
39
126
Building a Foundation for Vocabulary
41
26
Words From Daily Life
43
7
The Mighty Prefix
50
7
Roots and Branches
57
5
Synonym Clusters
62
5
Building a Foundation for Sentence Completions
67
22
Key Words and Groups of Words
69
6
Definitional Sentences
75
5
Contrast Sentences
80
9
Building a Foundation for Analogies
89
36
``Is a Type Of'' Analogies
93
7
``Is a Part Of'' Analogies
100
7
``Is a Place Where'' Analogies
107
8
``Is Used To'' Analogies
115
10
Building a Foundation for Critical Reading
125
40
Finding the Main Idea
135
12
Vocabulary-in-Context
147
7
Recognizing a Paraphrase
154
11
UNIT 2: Ascending the Staircase
165
104
Vocabulary for Ascending the Staircase
167
16
The Mighty Prefix, Part II
168
5
Roots and Branches
173
5
Synonym Clusters
178
5
Sentence Completions for Ascending The Staircase
183
24
Cause-and-Effect Sentences
184
6
Synonym Sentences
190
6
Using Positive and Negative Words
196
11
Analogies for Ascending The Staircase
207
30
``Relative Size'' Analogies
208
7
``Is Characteristic Of'' Analogies
215
7
``Antonym'' Analogies
222
6
``Definitional'' Analogies
228
9
Critical Reading for Ascending The Staircase
237
32
Making Inferences
238
10
Recognizing Attitude, Mood, and Tone
248
10
Introducing Paired Passages
258
11
UNIT 3: Rising to the Top of the Tower
269
100
Vocabulary for Rising to the Top of the Tower
271
18
The Mighty Prefix, Part III
272
6
Roots and Branches
278
6
Synonym Clusters
284
5
Sentence Completions for Rising to the Top of the Tower
289
20
Answering the Toughest Sentence Completion Questions
290
11
Pacing Your Work on Sentence Completion Questions
301
8
Analogies for Rising to the Top of the Tower
309
28
``Degree'' Analogies
310
7
Eliminating Unrelated Pairs
317
5
Working in Reverse
322
8
Pacing Your Work on Analogies
330
7
Critical Reading for Rising to the Top of the Tower
337
32
Answering Comparison Questions
338
14
Pacing Your Work on Critical Reading
352
17
APPENDIX A: SAT POSTTEST
369
20
APPENDIX B: WORD HISTORIES
389
12
Lesson 1: Every Word Has a History-Ancient Greece
390
6
Lesson 2: Every Word Has a History-Ancient Rome
396
5
APPENDIX C: SUBJECT AREA VOCABULARY
401
12
Lesson 1: Subject Area Terms-Social Studies
402
6
Lesson 2: Subject Area Terms-Literature
408
5
APPENDIX D: READER'S GUIDE TO THE SAT I
413
4
APPENDIX E: THE PSAT WRITING TEST
417
32
APPENDIX F: PREPARING FOR THE BIG DAY
449
4
400 SAT Words You Absolutely Need to Learn
453