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  • Most test also contain a 10 th unscored, 25-minute subsection – the “equating” or variable subsection – that maybe critical reading, math, or multiple choice writing subsection Both the placement and the content of this section varies on different versions of the test Students will have different versions of the test as far as the order of the content and what is included in this section
  • Prepartion for sat exam study guide

    1. 1. Preparation for SAT
    2. 2. 6/11/ 2Priority #1 - Timing All juniors who are college-bound or considering collegeshould take the SAT as a junior January Test For students completing Algebra II or higher level math class Semester 1of their junior year June Test For students completing Algebra II or higher level math class Semester 2of their junior year Most students take the test at least twice June of Junior Year Mainly for students who are weak in English and have junior EnglishSemester .
    3. 3. 6/11/ 3Retaking the SAT Seniors taking the test a second time55% Improved their scores35% Had lower scores10% Had no change in score On average, juniors repeating the SAT asseniors improved their combined criticalreading, mathematics, and writing scoresby approximately 40 points
    4. 4. 6/11/ 4Priority #2 - Preparation The best preparation for the SAT is arigorous high school schedule comprisedof Honors and AP courses
    5. 5. College/CareerReadyCollege/CareerReadyPSATSATAP TestsHonors/APCoursesCollege/Career ReadyThe Path to College/Career Readiness
    6. 6. 6/11/ 7Priority #3 – Use the PSAT Take the PSAT in Grades 9, 10 and 11 Why the PSAT? Best preparation for the SAT Uses similar questions and same directions Qualify for scholarships Compare scores with other college-bound students across thecountry Forecast SAT scores Get personalized feedback on skill strengths and weaknesses Identify your child’s potential for AP courses in high school
    7. 7. 6/11/ 9Priority #4 – Test Prep Sessions Test Preparation Sessions @ NCHS Sessions Occur During SET 2 Test Confidence Sessions 4 English Sessions 4 Math Sessions SAT Blast Occurs day prior to the SAT Students take two 80 minute sessions 80 minutes on English 80 minutes on Math
    8. 8. 6/11/ 10Priority #5 – Preparation at Home Use online resources to prepare a study plan. Complete practice tests including at least onefull-length practice test Can be found online Can be purchased in SAT study guides Take mock SAT in March @ NCHS
    9. 9. 6/11/ 11Other Suggested Ways to Prepare Take SAT Prep class at NCHS This year there was only one section Quarter 1 Considering offering two ½ credit options SAT Prep – English SAP Prep – Mathematics All courses run based upon student request College Board offers an online prep course Cost $69.95 CCPS is exploring companies who are interested inoffering SAT Prep services such as Kaplan, etc. Unclear at this time if this will be available and if there will be a costto the student
    10. 10. 6/11/ 12Proven Keys to Success Practice makes perfect! READ, READ, READ! Turn off the electronics (unless it’s an eReader) andpick up a book. Students consistently tell us the mostchallenging part is the vocabulary Get top 100 SAT words Consider purchasing a SAT words book Suggestion: Hot Words for the SAT published by Barron’s atcost of $9.99
    11. 11. The SATThings YouMight Not Know
    12. 12. What does the test look like?Section Content Number ofQuestionsCritical Reading70 minutesTwo 25-minute sectionsOne 20-minute sectionExtended ReasoningLiteral ComprehensionVocabulary in ContextSentence CompletionsTotal36-404-64-61967Mathematics70 minutesTwo 25-minute sectionsOne 20-minute sectionNumber & OperationsAlgebra & FunctionsGeometry & MeasurementData Analysis, Statistics &ProbabilityTotal11-1419-2214-165-854Writing60 minutesOne 25-minute essayOne 25-minute multiplechoiceOne 10-minute multiplechoiceEssayImproving SentencesIdentifying Sentence ErrorsImproving ParagraphsTotal12518650
    13. 13. 6/11/ 15How difficult is the SAT? On average, students answer 50 or 60percent of questions correctly 80 percent finish nearly the entire test Almost all students complete at least 75percent of the questions
    14. 14. 6/11/ 16Timing is Everything! Test is 3 hours and 45 minutes of testing time, plus three5-minute breaks, for a total of 4 hours to complete theentire test. Can’t spend too much time on any one question. Spend seconds on the easiest questions Hesitate to spend more than 1-2 minutes even on thehardest questions The SAT consists of a series of small, timed, mini-tests. Students must keep track of the time allotted for eachone and how much time remains. Test takers should wear a watch to the testing center.
    15. 15. 6/11/ 17Understanding the Scoring! Test takers get a point for a right answer. Test takers lose one-quarter point for a wronganswer. There is no deduction for omitted answers, or forwrong answers in the math section’s student-produced response questions. Each of the 3 sections is on a 200 to 800 pointscale.