SAT PREP
SAT Prep Format  (2 DAY SESSION 7 HOUR SESSION) <ul><li>DAY ONE  (2 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL TEST STRATEGIES </li>...
SAT Prep Format  (2 DAY SESSION 4 HOUR SESSION) <ul><li>DAY ONE  (2 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL TEST STRATEGIES </li>...
<ul><li>PART ONE  </li></ul>
General Test SAT Taking Strategies <ul><li>Knowing the Test </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety control </li></ul><ul><li>Time manag...
Know the test SAT STRUCTURE Excluding an experimental question section, which will not count towards your SAT score, you w...
SAT Test Tips for Anxiety <ul><li>What is the SAT? </li></ul><ul><li>College admission and SAT </li></ul><ul><li>SAT Gradi...
Keep track of the time <ul><li>Use clocks or timers as you work practice questions </li></ul><ul><li>Allocate your time wi...
Multiple choice patterns <ul><li>There is a relatively equal number of correct answers corresponding to each of the multip...
Process of elimination is your friend <ul><li>identifying and eliminating the obviously wrong answers to a question. </li>...
Know when to Omit (skip) a question <ul><li>Every question on the SAT is worth the same number of points.  </li></ul><ul><...
SAT – Guessing Strategies WHEN TO GUESS Correct = 1 pt Omitted = 0 pt  Wrong = Negative Pts Guess when you can positively ...
SAT – Guessing Sample 10 questions / 5 answer choices ( - ¼ for wrong answers) JOHN 6 right + 6 4 wrong -  1 Score + 5 SAR...
Keep track of your omitted questions <ul><li>Put a question mark or other notation next to each question you skip.  </li><...
SAT – Answer Sheet Strategies Know the answer sheet (especially the “grid-in” section)
Take a moment….
<ul><li>Part 2  </li></ul>
SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Make up a sentence that shows the relationship between the  two words: </li></ul><ul><li>...
SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Make up a sentence that shows the relationship between the  two words: </li></ul><ul><li>...
SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Read all answer choices </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful that your sentence isn’t too general...
SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Always compare the relationship between the  pair  capitalized words with the relationshi...
SAT – Sentence Completion Strategies <ul><li>At a recent press conference, the usually reserved biochemist was unexpectedl...
SAT – Sentence Completion Strategies <ul><li>Read the sentence carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Pay attention to the precise me...
SAT – Critical Reading Strategies <ul><li>Passages are from 400 – 850 words </li></ul><ul><li>College-level reading </li><...
SAT – Critical Reading Strategies <ul><li>Read each passage thoughtfully </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t spend too much time takin...
<ul><li>Part 3 </li></ul>
SAT – Math, General Strategies <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>     Arithmetic </li></ul><ul><li>   Algebra </li></ul>...
SAT – Math, Multiple Choice Strategies <ul><li>Read all answer choices </li></ul><ul><li>The correct answer may be written...
SAT – Math, “Grid-In” Strategies <ul><li>No answers greater than 9,999 </li></ul><ul><li>Write your answer in the boxes  a...
Lets Take a Break!
<ul><li>Part 4 </li></ul>
Session 2 or homework Practice SAT TEST <ul><li>Lets go!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full p...
Session 2 SAT Practice Test Review <ul><li>Self Scoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form in  Taking the SAT </li></ul></ul><ul><...
SAT – Before the Test The Night Before <ul><li>Get a good night sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Lay out your identification, test ...
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  • Many schools give students a two-hour SAT prep followed by an actual test. Counselors may wish to use practice SAT’s from previous year’s “Taking the SAT” booklet provided at no cost by College Board. Self-scoring really make students aware of the impact of guessing.
  • Many schools give students a two-hour SAT prep followed by an actual test. Counselors may wish to use practice SAT’s from previous year’s “Taking the SAT” booklet provided at no cost by College Board. Self-scoring really make students aware of the impact of guessing.
  • Preparation will familiarize you with what you&apos;ll face on test day, and build your confidence in your ability to use test-taking strategies. Practice tests that use actual questions from previous SAT exams and that mimic test room conditions will train you to do your best on the actual test. Do both these things, and you&apos;ll find there&apos;s nothing left to be anxious about on test day. Knowledge is power Many students suffer SAT anxiety because they do not understand what the test is or what it is used for. Quite simply, the SAT was developed as a way for colleges to compare all of their applicants against a common standard. In theory, it allows them to assess the academic promise of a graduate from a large urban high school and one from a small country school on an equitable basis.  The test would not be very meaningful if it were so easy that most students got a high score on it. It was deliberately designed to be difficult enough and complex enough that results could be spread out over a scale. The important thing about your SAT score is not whether it&apos;s better than anyone else&apos;s, but that it&apos;s high enough to qualify you for admission to your preferred colleges and universities. The college admissions equation A common misconception about the SAT is that admissions committees look at your SAT score and ignore everything else in your college application. In reality, the SAT is only one of a number of important factors that affect your college candidacy. We do not want to discourage you from taking the SAT seriously, because it is important to your future. But the fact remains that a disappointing SAT score does not necessarily mean end of your admission hopes. Let&apos;s say you score below the lowest quartile for your first-choice college or university. You still may be accepted - if you charm the admissions committees with your extracurricular activities, letters of reference, transcripts, etc. The bottom line is, take SAT preparation seriously, and do the best you can on the exam. But don&apos;t let SAT prep distract you from other things (class performance, extracurricular activities) that can also make you a strong college candidate. SAT grading Most of you have become accustomed to a grading scale where getting 90% of the questions on a test right barely earns you an &amp;quot;A.&amp;quot; SAT scores are completely different. If you get 90% of the SAT questions right, you will be staring at a score in the neighborhood of 2160 - which would suggest to most admissions committees that A plus grades are run of the mill for you. By contrast, getting just 60% of the SAT questions correct gives you a score in the vicinity of 1440, which is still respectable. Don&apos;t start sweating when you realize that this exam is a bit more difficult than the ones you have seen before in your classes. And realize that you can still get a very good score even if you are guessing at far more questions than you ever did on any of your teacher&apos;s tests. The testing environment and your proctor Many students have told use that they dislike the regimented nature of the SAT. They were uncomfortable enough with the idea of being told when they could take the SAT, where they had to take it, what time they had to show up, etc. Worse, once they got to the test center they were told where to sit, when to begin, when to end, when they could visit the restroom (and for how long), and what they could and could not do during the test - all by a proctor who could seem pretty snitty. Unfortunately, there is nothing anyone can do to change this. We must accept the fact that the SAT has a quasi-monopoly on college admissions testing. As for the proctor, keep in mind that he or she must appear to be authoritative to maintain control over the testing. They&apos;re not unfriendly, they&apos;re just doing their job. Everyone taking the SAT feels the same discomfort we just described here. Controlling your anxiety over that discomfort can help improve your test score. Visualization and simulation If, after all your preparation and practice, you still find yourself  concerned about your ability to control your nerves on test day, you may want to try a powerful technique often used by athletes facing high-stakes competition -- visualization. Visualize yourself taking the test. Develop a picture of how you will work through the problems, calmly and competently. Picture yourself applying your test taking strategies and drawing on your knowledge and skills to progress through each section of the test, confident that you&apos;re doing well. As simple as this technique sounds, it has worked for many SAT students in the past.
  • Keep track of the time Use clocks or timers as you work on practice questions pace yourself and intuitively sense when 10 or 20 minutes have gone by. bring a non-beeping watch with you to the SAT exam Before beginning work on each section, write down the time the test will end can refer to that note periodically during the exam to gauge your performance. Allocate your SAT test time wisely Don&apos;t spend test time reading instructions. SAT questions are quite standard. Familiarize yourself with them before test day so that you can go into the exam room already understanding how the SAT is structured and what types of questions you&apos;ll be asked. SAT is intentionally designed to make you feel time pressure alleviate pressure by minimizing the amount of time you need to spend on reading instructions. Pace yourself You will give your best performance if you pace yourself. Don&apos;t rush through every question just to finish a section Don&apos;t take so long on just a few questions that you leave the rest unanswered, Taking practice tests will help to develop a sense of a pace works for you Know when to skip a question Every question on the SAT is worth the same number of points. There&apos;s no bonus for figuring out a hard question. The most difficult questions are placed at the end of the test sections. Don&apos;t feel bad if you can&apos;t answer them. These questions are designed to be answered correctly only 10% of the time. If you come to a question on which you have NO idea of how to eliminate even one answer choice, do not spend more than 20 seconds on it before moving to the next problem. Keep in mind, though, that sometimes an easy problem looks difficult at first glance.  Oftentimes, if you relax a moment, your mental &amp;quot;fog&amp;quot; will lift and you will find yourself able to answer the question very confidently. Keep track of your omitted questions Put a question mark or other notation next to each question you skip. if you have time at the end of the section, you will be able to easily identify Do NOT spend an equal amount of time on each question Except in the critical reading section , SAT questions are arranged in ascending order of difficulty. the easiest questions are asked first and the more difficult questions are asked later. You should allocate the amount of time you spend on each question accordingly.. Should you have some time left over at the end of a section... Don&apos;t stop working until the proctor says to. Rather, go back and re-examine the questions you skipped. We also suggest you double-check your answers to the very first questions.
  • Students have probably never taken a test before in which they receive negative points for missed answers. School counselors should help students understand that they should not guess when they don’t know an answer unless they can positively omit one of the answer choices. When they can positively omit one answer, then they should guess from the remaining answers. There are two exceptions to this rule. Students should guess on the Quantitative Comparison and the Math Grid-Ins (Student Generated Responses) because wrong answers are not penalized in these tests.
  • Here’s an example of scoring on a ten-item tests in which John guessed and Sarah did not.
  • It’s important that the students are familiar with the answer sheet. During the SAT prep, counselors may want to give the students an answer sheet and ask them to find different places, especially the “grid-in” section.
  • Now, let’s look at tips for specific types of questions. For Analogy questions, make up a sentence with both words that shows the relationship between the two words, and then test that sentence with each answer choice. Some counselors like to have students practice the tips as they are presented. They prepare a “mini-SAT” for the students consisting of 5-10 items for each question type. Items can be used from previous year’s Taking the SAT booklets available free from the College Board. Counselors may also consider allowing students to work with a partner in applying the tips learned to the practice items.
  • One relationship sentence is (refer to slide). Using this sentence, the only pair of words that makes sense is B – A splinter is a small piece of wood.
  • Sometimes, students use relationship sentences that are too general, (refer to slide).
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  • Sentence completion tells whether the student can use vocabulary in context and understand sentence structures. Correct Answer – Sample 1 = A Correct Answer – Sample 2 = D
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  • Critical reading involves the students reading one or two passages and then answer questions about the reading. The passages are college-level reading material. As students complete this section, they should take the following tips into account (refer to slide).
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  • The SAT math section includes arithmetic, algebra, and geometry (no proofs). All formulas are provided. Students should bring a calculator (and a backup calculator). The “Taking the SAT” booklet provided to students free by the College Board includes a math review section. Some counselors give students time during the SAT Prep to review the math section.
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  • The math “grid-in” or Student Generated Response format can be very confusing to students. Make sure students practice gridding in several different numbers such as: 5 ½ 0.66666 (repeating) 10/2 5%
  • Sat prep

    1. 1. SAT PREP
    2. 2. SAT Prep Format (2 DAY SESSION 7 HOUR SESSION) <ul><li>DAY ONE (2 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL TEST STRATEGIES </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Know the test </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Good Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Writing and Critical Reading TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>(each section followed by practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Analogy Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence Completion Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Reading Tips </li></ul><ul><li>MATH REVIEW (in Taking the SAT ) </li></ul><ul><li>MATH TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>(each section followed by practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Grid-In Tips </li></ul>DAY TWO (5 hours) BEFORE LUNCH SAT (from previous year’s Taking the SAT) AFTER LUNCH Self Scoring Form in Taking the SAT Scoring with wrong answers changed to omitted answers Difficulty Analysis % correct at each level Lessons Learned Students write reminders to selves which they’ll review the day before the test
    3. 3. SAT Prep Format (2 DAY SESSION 4 HOUR SESSION) <ul><li>DAY ONE (2 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL TEST STRATEGIES </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Know the test </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Good Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Writing and Critical Reading TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>(each section followed by practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Analogy Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence Completion Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Reading Tips </li></ul><ul><li>MATH REVIEW (in Taking the SAT ) </li></ul><ul><li>MATH TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>(each section followed by practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Grid-In Tips </li></ul>DAY TWO (5 hours) BEFORE LUNCH SAT (from previous year’s Taking the SAT) AFTER LUNCH Self Scoring Form in Taking the SAT Scoring with wrong answers changed to omitted answers Difficulty Analysis % correct at each level Lessons Learned Students write reminders to selves which they’ll review the day before the test
    4. 4. <ul><li>PART ONE </li></ul>
    5. 5. General Test SAT Taking Strategies <ul><li>Knowing the Test </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety control </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Good Technique/Tricks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowing when to make a guess </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowing when to OMIT a question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How guessing vs. Omitting affects your scores </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The SAT Answer Sheet </li></ul>
    6. 6. Know the test SAT STRUCTURE Excluding an experimental question section, which will not count towards your SAT score, you will see 1 essay topic, 49 writing questions, 67 critical reading questions, and 54 math questions 170 Questions Section Number of Questions Time Limit Essay 1 25 minutes Writing Multiple choice Improving Sentences - 25 Identifying sentence errors - 18 Improving paragraphs - 6 1  25 min section 1  10 min section Critical Reading Passage-based reading - 48 Sentence completion - 19 2  25 min sections 1  20 min section Math Standard multiple choice - 44 Student-produced response - 10 2  25 min sections 1  20 min section
    7. 7. SAT Test Tips for Anxiety <ul><li>What is the SAT? </li></ul><ul><li>College admission and SAT </li></ul><ul><li>SAT Grading </li></ul><ul><li>Testing Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization and simulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualize yourself taking the test. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a picture of how you will work through the problems, calmly and competently. </li></ul></ul>compare all of applicants against a common standard SAT is only one of a number of important factors that affect your college candidacy 2160= 90% correct 1440 = 60% correct Regimented !!!
    8. 8. Keep track of the time <ul><li>Use clocks or timers as you work practice questions </li></ul><ul><li>Allocate your time wisely </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MEMORIZE TEST INSTRUCTIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pace yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Know when to skip a question </li></ul><ul><li>Keep track of omitted questions </li></ul><ul><li>Do NOT spend an equal amount of time on each question </li></ul><ul><li>Extra time? </li></ul>
    9. 9. Multiple choice patterns <ul><li>There is a relatively equal number of correct answers corresponding to each of the multiple choice letters. </li></ul><ul><li>you will not find more than 3 consecutive multiple choice questions with the same answer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you find you've answered 4 or more consecutive questions with &quot;A,“ at least one is incorrect </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Process of elimination is your friend <ul><li>identifying and eliminating the obviously wrong answers to a question. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The more you can eliminate the better chance of the correct answer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>However… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you cannot eliminate…OMIT </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Know when to Omit (skip) a question <ul><li>Every question on the SAT is worth the same number of points. </li></ul><ul><li>There's no bonus for figuring out a hard question. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The most difficult questions are placed at the end of the test sections. Don't feel bad if you can't answer them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These questions are designed to be answered correctly only 10% of the time. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>With a question on which you have NO idea of how to eliminate even one answer choice, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>do not spend more than 20 seconds on it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some easy problems look difficult at first glance, so stay calm and relaxed as you read through </li></ul>
    12. 12. SAT – Guessing Strategies WHEN TO GUESS Correct = 1 pt Omitted = 0 pt Wrong = Negative Pts Guess when you can positively eliminate 1 answer Exception: -- Grid-In
    13. 13. SAT – Guessing Sample 10 questions / 5 answer choices ( - ¼ for wrong answers) JOHN 6 right + 6 4 wrong - 1 Score + 5 SARAH 6 right + 6 4 omitted 0 Score + 6
    14. 14. Keep track of your omitted questions <ul><li>Put a question mark or other notation next to each question you skip. </li></ul><ul><li>if you have time at the end of the section, you will be able to easily identify </li></ul>
    15. 15. SAT – Answer Sheet Strategies Know the answer sheet (especially the “grid-in” section)
    16. 16. Take a moment….
    17. 17. <ul><li>Part 2 </li></ul>
    18. 18. SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Make up a sentence that shows the relationship between the two words: </li></ul><ul><li>CRUMB:BREAD:: </li></ul><ul><li>(A) ounce : unit </li></ul><ul><li>(B) splinter : wood </li></ul><ul><li>(C) water : bucket </li></ul><ul><li>(D) twine : rope </li></ul><ul><li>(E) cream : butter </li></ul>
    19. 19. SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Make up a sentence that shows the relationship between the two words: </li></ul><ul><li>CRUMB:BREAD:: </li></ul><ul><li>(A) ounce : unit </li></ul><ul><li>(B) splinter : wood </li></ul><ul><li>(C) water : bucket </li></ul><ul><li>(D) twine : rope </li></ul><ul><li>(E) cream : butter </li></ul><ul><li>“ A crumb is a small piece of bread” </li></ul><ul><li>Correct answer: B – A splinter is a small piece of wood. </li></ul>
    20. 20. SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Read all answer choices </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful that your sentence isn’t too general </li></ul><ul><li>“ A crack is a sound made by a whip.” </li></ul><ul><li>CRACK:WHIP:: </li></ul><ul><li>(A) music : guitar </li></ul><ul><li>(B) murmur : crowd </li></ul><ul><li>(C handle : spoon </li></ul><ul><li>(D) slam : door </li></ul><ul><li>(D) trickle : water </li></ul><ul><li>New sentence: </li></ul><ul><li>“ A crack is a sudden, sharp noise made by a whip.” </li></ul>
    21. 21. SAT – Analogy Strategies <ul><li>Always compare the relationship between the pair capitalized words with the relationship between the two words in the answer choices. </li></ul><ul><li>CLAY : POTTER </li></ul><ul><li>(A) stone : sculptor </li></ul><ul><li>(B) machines : mechanic </li></ul><ul><li>(C hems : tailor </li></ul><ul><li>(D) bricks : architect </li></ul><ul><li>(E) chalk : teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Think about the precise meaning of the words. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, words can have more than one meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider each of the five answer choices. </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS GET HARDER / DO NOT GUESS </li></ul>
    22. 22. SAT – Sentence Completion Strategies <ul><li>At a recent press conference, the usually reserved biochemist was unexpectedly _____ in addressing the ethical questions posed by her work. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>correct </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>forthright </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inarticulate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>retentive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cautious </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Because King Phillip’s desire to make Spain the dominant power in sixteenth-century Europe ran counter to Queen Elizabeth’s insistence on autonomy for England, _____ was _____. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>reconciliation .. assured </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>warfare .. avoidable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ruination .. impossible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>conflict .. inevitable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>compromise .. simple </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. SAT – Sentence Completion Strategies <ul><li>Read the sentence carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Pay attention to the precise meaningful of words </li></ul><ul><li>Look for the logic of the sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful of words that change the logic of the sentence: </li></ul><ul><li>although / but / however / usually / if / but </li></ul><ul><li>Two blanks – be sure each word is correct </li></ul><ul><li>Two blanks – try answering one blank at a time </li></ul><ul><li>Consider all answer choices </li></ul><ul><li>After choosing an answer, check it by reading the entire answer to yourself </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS GET HARDER / DO NOT GUESS </li></ul>
    24. 24. SAT – Critical Reading Strategies <ul><li>Passages are from 400 – 850 words </li></ul><ul><li>College-level reading </li></ul><ul><li>Some selections include a pair of passages </li></ul><ul><li>Types of questions: </li></ul><ul><li> Meaning of a word in context </li></ul><ul><li> Demonstrate understanding of significant information </li></ul><ul><li>  Identify cause and effect </li></ul><ul><li>  Relate parts of the passage to each other or the whole </li></ul><ul><li>  Make inferences </li></ul><ul><li>  Recognize implications </li></ul><ul><li>  Follow the logic of an argument </li></ul><ul><li>  Recognize the consistency or inconsistency of an argument </li></ul><ul><li>  Compare or contrast two related passages </li></ul>
    25. 25. SAT – Critical Reading Strategies <ul><li>Read each passage thoughtfully </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t spend too much time taking notes as you read </li></ul><ul><li>Consider reading the questions before the passage </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions based on the passage (not on your knowledge of the subject) </li></ul><ul><li>Read all answer choices: </li></ul><ul><li>  Answer choices may include true statements that don’t answer the question </li></ul><ul><li>  Some answers may only be partially correct </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS NOT SEQUENCED BY DIFFICULTY </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT GUESS </li></ul>
    26. 26. <ul><li>Part 3 </li></ul>
    27. 27. SAT – Math, General Strategies <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>  Arithmetic </li></ul><ul><li>  Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>  Geometry (no proofs) </li></ul><ul><li>Formulas are provided </li></ul><ul><li>Bring a calculator (and a backup) </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS GET HARDER </li></ul><ul><li>GUESSING: Multiple Choice – NO </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Grid-In” - YES </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    28. 28. SAT – Math, Multiple Choice Strategies <ul><li>Read all answer choices </li></ul><ul><li>The correct answer may be written in a variety of formats: </li></ul><ul><li>½ or 0.5 or 3/6 </li></ul><ul><li>If a diagram is given, use it </li></ul><ul><li>Information may be given which is not required to answer the question. </li></ul>
    29. 29. SAT – Math, “Grid-In” Strategies <ul><li>No answers greater than 9,999 </li></ul><ul><li>Write your answer in the boxes above the grid </li></ul><ul><li>Always begin at the same point – left or right </li></ul><ul><li>Must grid percents as decimals or fractions </li></ul><ul><li>25% becomes .25 or ¼ </li></ul><ul><li>No mixed numbers. 2 ½ becomes 5/2 or 2.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use a leading zero. 0.44 is less accurate than 0.444 </li></ul><ul><li>Fractions do not have to be reduced unless they don’t fit on the grid </li></ul>0 / . 1 / . . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 .
    30. 30. Lets Take a Break!
    31. 31. <ul><li>Part 4 </li></ul>
    32. 32. Session 2 or homework Practice SAT TEST <ul><li>Lets go!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full practice exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use all techniques you have learned for SAT </li></ul></ul>
    33. 33. Session 2 SAT Practice Test Review <ul><li>Self Scoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form in Taking the SAT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scoring with wrong answers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changed to omitted answers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Difficulty Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>% correct at each level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lessons Learned </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students write reminders to selves which they’ll review the day before the test </li></ul></ul>
    34. 34. SAT – Before the Test The Night Before <ul><li>Get a good night sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Lay out your identification, test admission ticket, pencils, and calculator </li></ul>The Morning Of <ul><li>Don’t be rushed </li></ul><ul><li>Have a good breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Leave plenty of time to get to the test center and find your test room </li></ul>

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