SAT PREP



     






      SAT Format

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What is the Format of the SAT Suite of Assessments?



EVIDENCE-BASED READING & WRITING SECTION

  • Reading Test
  • Writing & Language Test

MATH SECTION

  • Math Test: No-Calculator Portion
  • Math Test: Calculator Portion

***CALCULATORS ARE NOT PROVIDED***


      Key Features

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Key Features of the SAT Suite of Assessments

  • Words in Context
  • Command of Evidence
  • Essay Analyzing a Source
  • Math that Matters Most
  • Problems Grounded in Real-World Contexts
  • Analysis in Science and in History / Social Studies
  • U.S. Founding Documents and the Great Global Conversation
  • No Penalty for Guessing


      Reading and Writing

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Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Overview

  • Evidence Based Reading & Writing Section comprises the Reading Test and the Writing & Language Test
  • Test complexity
  • SAT: range from 9th grade through first-year, post high school
  • PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10: range from 9th to 10th grade
  • PSAT 8/9: range from 6th to 10th grade
  • Ephasizes source analysis and use of evidence
  • Incorporates data and informational graphics
  • Focuses on words in context and on word choice for rhetorical effect
  • Includes texts in literature, science, and social studies


      Reading

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Reading Test Overview

  • The overall aim of the Reading Test is to determine whether students can demonstrate college and career readiness proficiency in comprehending a broad range of high-quality, appropriately challenging literary and informational texts in the content areas of U.S. and world literature, history/social studies, and science.
  • The test comprises a series of passages and associated multiple-choice questions. Some question sets will refer to paired passages, others will refer to only one passage.
  • Students must refer to the specific language in the passages and use careful reasoning to draw supportable inferences.


      Writing and Language

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Writing and Language Test Overview

  • Assesses college and career readiness proficiency in revising and editing a range of texts
  • Does not require students to provide written responses - multiple-choice questions only.
  • Attends to a core set of standard English language conventions and to effective written expression.
  • Some passages and/or questions will be accompanied by representations of data - tables, charts, graphs, etc.
  • All passages will be written specifically for the test
  • The most common question format will require students to choose the best of three alternatives to an indicated part of the passage (often an underlined portion) or to determine that the version presented in the passage is the best option.


      Math

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Math Test Overview

  • Focus on content that matters most for college and career readiness:
  • Assesses fluency with, understanding of, and ability to apply mathematical concepts
  • Algebra and linear equations
  • Problem solving and data analysis
  • Advanced mathematical practices
  • Certain key elements are woven throughout the Math Test:
  • Emphasizes mathematical application and reasoning
  • Offers problems form a range of disciplines addressing real-world problems drawn from science, social studies, and careers
  • Comprises both calculator and no-calculator portions, as well as attention to the use of a calculator as a tool
  • Asks both multiple-choice questions and student-produced response questions


      SAT Program

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SAT Program - Emerge Online Math Tutoring, Inc.

Emerge Online Math Tutoring, Inc offers an Online SAT Prep Course for your Students. It comes highly recommended and is very affordable in comparison to other SAT Prep Courses.


The Course offers:

  • Small class size
  • 18 hours of live instruction
  • Two full-length Practive Exam with personalized consultation



Benefits of SAT Programs

  • Individualized Instruction
  • Learn test-taking strategies
  • Strengthen reasoning skills
  • Improve Vocabulary
  • Sharpen Writing Skils
  • Gain confidence / Stamina in test taking
  • Create Greater Access for College Selection
  • Increase Opportunities for Merit Scholarships


      SAT Practice

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Free, Official SAT Practice Through Khan Academy


FULL LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS

Seven official practice tests, with more to come, plus study and test-taking tips


VIDEO LESSONS

Easy-to-follow videos explain problems step by step



INTERACTIVE PROBLEMS & INSTANT FEEDBACK

Hints, explanations and constant progress updates to know where you stand


      About the SAT

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Top 10 Things to Tell Students About the SAT

  1. Register/sign up for Khan Academy
  2. Use evidence to suport your arguments
  3. Build your reading stamina
  4. Always analyze the informational graphics
  5. Get excited about the U.S. founding documents
  6. Practice editing
  7. Put away the calculator (some of the time)
  8. Check your answers
  9. Answer every question on the test
  10. Take the SAT!


      Resources to Explore

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