Sometimes when we are looking at the world through the lens of a camera, we capture an image that resonates on a deeper level. So much in this image is similar to what we want our students to carry with them on the test day
What you write and how it is written is based on who the audience is and what the objective of the writing sample is. A DVD instruction manual is written in a different style than a romance novel, which is nothing like an economics textbook. The guy setting up his DVD just wants to know how to complete each step as quickly as possible. The romance reader is looking to escape into a fantasy world.
A question students ask when preparing for the SAT and ACT is: “Should I take the test with or without writing?” The answer has evolved since the new SAT was introduced in March 2016. The Essay was always optional on the ACT. Prior to the launch of the new SAT, the Essay was required.