4SAT – an overview Total 200–800 516 Math Critical Reading 200–800 501 SECTIONFORMAT/ TIMEQUESTION TYPESSCORE2010AveragesMultiple ChoiceGrid-Ins200–800516Math3 SectionsCritical ReadingMultiple Choice200–8005013 Sections200–800492Multiple ChoiceEssayWriting3 Sections0–12SAT should be a section in your binderExperimental1 SectionMultiple ChoiceNot ScoredN/A10 Sections3 hours, 45 minutesMultiple ChoiceGrid-InsEssayTotal600–24001509
5Sat: the English part Critical Reading Writing Section Content Number of QuestionsCritical Reading70 minutesTwo 25-minute sectionsOne 20-minute sectionExtended ReasoningLiteral ComprehensionVocabulary in ContextSentence CompletionsTotal36-404-61967Writing60 minutesOne 25-minute essayOne 25-minute multiple choiceOne 10-minute multiple choiceEssayImproving SentencesIdentifying Sentence ErrorsImproving Paragraphs12518650Most test also contain a 10th unscored, 25-minute subsection – the “equating” or variable subsection – that maybe critical reading, math, or multiple choice writing subsectionBoth the placement and the content of this section varies on different versions of the testStudents will have different versions of the test as far as the order of the content and what is included in this section
6SAT prep in English 11(A) Each one of the dogs in the show (B)require a (C)special (D)kind of diet. (E)No errorQuestions of the DayHandoutNote-takingDiscussionQuizzes over SKILLS on Questions of the Day
9End Product: Writing prompt Write a well-developed paragraph using details from the illustration, the speech, and the poem to define the promise of America for those who come to the United States. Use the definition strategy of EXEMPLIFICATION.Include a clearly stated thesis that states the definition of the promise of America.Explain the most significant and relevant details from the texts with commentary.Use definition strategies effectively to define the promise of America.This is the end product for today’s activities. Keep it in mind as you go through the three different forms of communication.
10Analyzing a Primary Source What point is the source trying to convey?What is the source of the illustration and why is that important?Why might the date of the source be significant?How does this picture exemplify the promise of AMERICA?PRIMARY SOURCE goes into your vocab sectionUse OPTIC, have them make chart in their notesSource: “An ocean steamer passing the Statue of Liberty: Scene on the Steerage Deck,” from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, July 2, Reproduced by permission of Accessible Archives.Arrival at Ellis Island
11Title of Piece: ____________________________________________________________Artist: ______________________ Type of artwork: ______________________________OOVERVIEW: Look at the artwork for at least 10 seconds. Generate questions. What is the subject? What strikes you as interesting, odd, etc? What is happening?PPARTS: Look closely at the artwork, making note of important elements and details. Ask additional questions: Who are the figures? What is the setting and time period? What symbols are present? What historical information would aid understanding this piece?TTITLE: Consider what the title and any written elements of text suggest about meaning. How does the title relate to what is portrayed?IINTER-RELATIONSHIPS: Look for connections between and among the title, caption, and the parts of the art. How are the different elements related?CCONCLUSION: Form a conclusion about the meaning/theme of the text. Remember the questions you asked when you first examined it. Be prepared to support your conclusions with evidence.p. 464 in their books
12How does the image exemplify the promise of America?
13“The New Colossus 1883”Paraphrase each of the three sentences in the poem.Annotate the places in the text where you see the connections to the imagery of the illustration.What does the torch symbolize? Evidence?Simpsons (really poor quality, but we need a brain break)Talk about word ALLUSION
14How does the poem exemplify the promise of America?
15“Address on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Statue of Liberty” AudioAudio starts at 1:55
16How does the speech exemplify the promise of America?
17Writing promptWrite a well-developed text using details from the illustration, the speech, and the poem to define the promise of America for those who come to the United States. Use the definition strategy of EXEMPLIFICATION.Include a clearly stated thesis that states the definition of the promise of America.Explain the most significant and relevant details from the texts with commentary.Use definition strategies effectively to define the promise of America.