Presentation on theme: "The Official SAT Online Course. – It tests the same things taught every day in high school classrooms: reading, writing and math. – SAT questions represent."— Presentation transcript:
– It tests the same things taught every day in high school classrooms: reading, writing and math. – SAT questions represent high school curricula, testing skills in geometry, algebra, grammar and critical reading. – Teachers and educators review every SAT question for relevance and coherence. – The critical thinking skills that the SAT tests are 21st-century skills that will help you succeed in college. What the SAT ® Measures The SAT measures what students know and how well they apply that knowledge.
– Three sections: critical reading, mathematics and writing – Length: 3 hours, 45 minutes (including three breaks) – Score range: 200–800 per section, 600–2400 overall – Question types: Critical Reading Sentence Completions, Reading Passages Mathematics Number and Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics and Probability Writing Essay, Identifying Errors, Improving Grammar and Usage Test Details
– Select challenging high school courses. – Read widely and write extensively, both in and out of school. – Take the PSAT/NMSQT ® as a sophomore or junior. – Become familiar with SAT question types, format and directions. – Take advantage of free College Board resources at sat.collegeboard.com. Getting Ready for the SAT ®
– Research is clear that cramming and short-term test prep arent effective substitutes for hard work in school. – To feel comfortable and confident on test day, its a good idea to be familiar with the test format and question types. – Like anything else in life, a little practice never hurts. A Little Practice Goes a Long Way
Official Full-Length Pretest Personalized Score Reports 18 Interactive Lessons Practice Quizzes with over 600 additional questions 9 full-length Practice Tests (with automatic essay scoring) Detailed answer explanations Features of the Online Course
Take the Official Full-Length Pretest Work Through the Lessons and Quizzes Take the Practice Quizzes Take an Official Full-Length Practice Test Take Another Official Practice Test Recommended Plan A little practice goes a long way!
About the SAT Introducing the SAT® How to Do Your Best on the SAT® About the PSAT/NMSQT® Math About the Mathematics Section Multiple-Choice Questions Student-Produced Response Questions Number and Operations Algebra and Functions Geometry and Measurement Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability Critical Reading About the Critical Reading Section Sentence Completion Passage-based Reading Writing About the Writing Section The Essay Identifying Sentence Errors Improving Sentences Improving Paragraphs Lessons
Practice is authentic, with all questions made by the test maker. Students that use the online course: – Become more familiar with the test experience – Increase test-taking comfort and confidence – Perform better on the SAT than students who do not The SAT Online Course is available 24/7 anywhere you have an internet connection. Benefits