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SAT English

Grade 8-12

Scholastic Aptitude Test or SAT is conducted by College Baord. Most of the universities and colleges provide admissions based onn the SAT score. SaT has upgraded to Digital SAT to adapt the changing needs of students and educators. SAT focuses on evidence-based reading, writing, problems solving skills and data analysis. It can be attempted multipled times in an year.

Know more about SAT

The SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. It is designed to assess a student's readiness for college and is administered by the College Board, a nonprofit organization. The SAT is a significant component of many college applications, and a good score can enhance a student's chances of gaining admission to their desired colleges or universities.

It consists of sections in Reading, Writing and Language, Math (with and without a calculator), and an optional Essay.

  • The Reading section assesses comprehension skills through passages from various subjects like literature, social sciences, and natural sciences.

  • The Writing and Language section evaluates grammar, usage, and rhetoric skills through multiple-choice questions.

  • The Math section covers topics such as algebra, geometry, and data analysis, with some questions allowing calculator use and others not.

  • The optional Essay section provides an opportunity for test-takers to demonstrate their analytical writing skills.

Test Pattern

S No Section Time Limit Number of Questions
1 Reading 65 minutes 52 questions
2 Writing and Language 35 minutes 44 questions
3 Math (No Calculator) 25 minutes 20 questions
4 Math (Calculator) 55 minutes 38 questions
5 Optional Essay (if taken) 50 minutes N/A

*The Essay section is optional and does not include a specific number of questions. It requires writing an essay in response to a prompt

What you'll learn

  • 1

    Evidence to support a claim and tone.

  • 2

    Relationship between infographics and the passage.

  • 3

    Meaning of a word or phrase in context.

  • 4

    Choice of words to set tone, style and meaning of the passage.

  • 5

    Interpret the given data from Science, History or Social Studies

  • 6

    Improve the quality of writer's message.

  • 7

    Development of main idea with support information like tables, graphs and charts

  • 8

    Organizing and placement of main ideas and information to introduce, conclude and transitions

Skills you'll learn

Command of evidence and words used in context

Identify the purpose and tone in the given passage

Identify the sources of allusion in the reading passage

Analysing the infographics or data tables and interpret the relation between the data and the passage

Should be able to analyze the passages from Science, History or Social Science topics

Develop and organize the ideas with the supporting details and clear transition

Should be able to analyze and interpret the provided information and use it to support your argument

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