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SAT content and formatScoring on the SATGlossary of SAT termsUnderstanding your "Words in Context" subscoreUnderstanding your "Command of Evidence" subscore
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Overview of Official SAT PracticeUsing Khan Academy's Official SAT PracticeOverview of skills and skill levelsUsing Khan Academy’s SAT Essay Practice
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SAT Time Management, Part 1: The Two Passes StrategySAT Time Management Strategies, Part 2: Level of DifficultySAT General Tips Share SpaceDave answers student questions about the SATEffective strategies for each SAT sectionPSAT/NMSQT inside scoop: Khan Academy interviews the College Board
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The SAT Reading Test: What to expectIntroduction to the SAT Reading testThe SAT Reading Test: OverviewSAT Reading Test: content areasThe SAT Reading Test: Information and IdeasThe SAT Reading Test: RhetoricThe SAT Reading Test: Synthesis
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Active Reading Strategies Part 1: SQ3RActive Reading Strategies Part 2: Rephrase and PredictSAT Reading Test Tips Share Space
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The SAT Writing and Language Test: What to expectIntroduction to the SAT Writing & Language testThe SAT Writing and Language Test: OverviewThe SAT Writing and Language Test: the passagesWriting and Language Test: Expression of IdeasWriting and Language Test: Standard English ConventionsWriting and Language Test: The Format
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Mark up the test: Writing and Language Test editionHow to approach sentence and paragraph sequence questionsHow to approach sentence addition/deletion questionsSAT Writing and Language Test Tips Share SpaceQuick Punctuation RulesApostrophesSolving Expression of Ideas questions Solving Standard English Conventions questions
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The SAT Math Test: What to expectSAT Math Test inside scoop: Meet the MakerThe SAT Math Test: OverviewThe SAT Math Test: Heart of AlgebraThe SAT Math Test: Problem Solving and Data AnalysisThe SAT Math Test: Passport to Advanced MathThe SAT Math Test: Additional Topics in Math
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SAT Math Test Strategies Share SpaceControlling careless errors on the SAT Math Test
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The SAT Essay: What to expectThe SAT Essay: OverviewSAT Essay: medium-scoring student example #1SAT Essay: medium-scoring student example #2SAT Essay: high-scoring student example #1SAT Essay: high-scoring student example #2SAT Essay Glossary
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Unpacking the SAT Essay PromptThe SAT Essay: analyzing a passageSAT Essay Tips Share Space
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Planning your SAT practiceTips for effective, efficient studyingTips for managing your study timeBuilding your growth mindsetHow to take a practice SATHow to register for the SATTips for test dayTest day: What to expect and what to bringFull-length SATs to take on paperFull-length PSAT/NMSQT to take on paperSAT practice storiesBeyond the SAT: resources for collegeFrequently Asked Questions about the Official SAT® Practice
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Official SAT Practice Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers: Introduction and User GuideUsing Official SAT Practice in the classroomUsing Official SAT Practice as a TutorUsing Official SAT Practice as a School DistrictOfficial SAT Practice coach tools FAQ
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Lesson 1: Central Idea and EvidenceLesson 2: Author's Purpose and PerspectiveLesson 3: Word Choice and Words in ContextLesson 4: Synthesis/Paired PassagesLesson 5: Development and Evidence - Writing and Language TestLesson 6: Organization - Writing and Language TestLesson 7: Conventions/Sentence Formation - Writing and Language TestLesson 8: Conventions of Usage - Writing and Language TestLesson 9: The SAT Essay, part 1Lesson 10: The SAT Essay, part 2Lesson 11: Quantitative texts - Reading TestLesson 12: Analyzing text structures - Reading TestLesson 13: Relationships - Reading TestLesson 14: Putting it all together - Reading TestLesson 15: Quantitative Texts - Writing and Language TestLesson 16: Effective Language Use - Writing and Language TestLesson 17: Punctuation - Writing and Language TestLesson 18: Putting it all together - Writing and Language TestLesson 19: The SAT Essay, part 3Lesson 20: The SAT Essay, part 4
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Lesson 1: Linear Equations, Linear Inequalities, and Linear Functions in Context 1Lesson 2: Linear Equations, Linear Inequalities, and Linear Functions in Context 2Lesson 3: Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities in ContextLesson 4: Fluency in Solving Linear Equations, and Linear Inequalities, and Systems of Linear EquationsLesson 5: Relationships Among Linear Equations, Lines in the Coordinate Plane, and the Contexts They DescribeLesson 6: Ratio, Proportion, Units, and Percentage, part 1Lesson 7: Ratio, Proportion, Units, and Percentage, part 2Lesson 8: Interpreting Relationships Presented in Scatterplots, Graphs, Tables, and Equations Lesson 9: More Data and Statistics, part 1Lesson 10: More Data and Statistics, part 2Lesson 11: Operations with Polynomials and Rewriting Expressions; Quadratic Functions and EquationsLesson 12: Exponential Functions, Equations, and Expressions and Radicals; Dividing Polynomials by a Linear Expression and Solving Rational EquationsLesson 13: Systems of Equations, Relationships Between Algebraic and Graphical Representations of Functions and Function NotationLesson 14: Analyzing More Complex Equations in ContextLesson 15: Additional Topics, part 1 – GeometryLesson 16: Additional Topics, part 2 – Coordinate Geometry; Trigonometry and Radians; Complex Numbers

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Learn about the new SAT and get tips for preparing for the test.