Must Know High School Vocabulary (Paperback)

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The 500 words you must know before college

Must Know High School Vocabulary is more than just a vocabulary workbook. It gives you the edge you'll need now--from improving your reading comprehension for high school and future college course work to scoring higher on AP and college entrance exams. Its user-friendly approach presents challenging aspects of the topics, exceptions to any rules, and clear answer explanations that will all help you build vocabulary quickly and easily. It's like a lightning bolt to the brain

As part of our Must Know series, Must Know High School Vocabulary provides a fresh approach to learning by making sure what you really need to know is clear up-front. Chapters begin with the must know ideas, or concepts. The chapter then shows you how these important concepts will help you succeed in your studies. Plenty of examples and practical exercises at the end of each chapter help boost your confidence that you've mastered the essential topics.


  • 500 words you should know before college, including important academic vocabulary
  • Vocabulary entries that include part of speech, pronunciation, definitions, and example sentences showing the word in context, in addition to related words, relevant notes or cautions about usage, and ways to remember the definitions
  • Chapters that focus on literary, historical, social science and science passages, in addition to teaching the way words are tested--as meaningful content in the context of a reading passage
  • Preparation for important college entrance tests, with words taken from past SAT, ACT and AP tests
  • Nearly 250 real-life practice questions to test knowledge and boost your confidence
  • Conversational writing style and informative IRL (In Real Life) and BTW (By the Way) sidebars
  • Bonus app includes 100 flashcards to reinforce what you've learned

Product Details
ISBN: 9781264275069
ISBN-10: 1264275064
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2021
Pages: 240
Language: English