SAT Reading and Writing practice

In these tutorials, we walk through SAT Reading and Writing questions, both as passages and in focusing on the specific skills you’ll need. The examples are split by difficulty level on the SAT. Then use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to answer practice questions tailored just for you. Onward!

Writing: Grammar

Writing: Precision — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing precision.
Writing: Precision — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing precision.
Writing: Concision, style, and tone — Basic example 1
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing concision.
Writing: Concision, style, and tone — Harder example 1
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing concision.
Writing: Concision, style, and tone — Basic example 2
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing style and tone.
Writing: Concision, style, and tone — Harder example 2
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing style and tone.
Writing: Syntax — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing syntax.
Writing: Sentence boundaries — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing sentence boundaries.
Writing: Subordination and coordination — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing subordination and coordination.
Writing: Subordination and coordination — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing subordination and coordination.
Writing: Parallel structure — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing parallel structure.
Writing: Parallel structure — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing parallel structure.
Writing: Modifier placement — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing modifier placement.
Writing: Modifier placement — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing modifier placement.
Writing: Shift in verb, tense, and mood — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing shifts in verb, tense, and mood.
Writing: Shift in verb, tense, and mood — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing shifts in verb, tense, and mood.
Writing: Pronoun person and number — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing pronouns.
Writing: Pronoun clarity — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing pronoun clarity.
Writing: Pronoun-antecedent agreement — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Writing: Pronoun-antecedent agreement — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Writing: Possessive determiners — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing possessive determiners.
Writing: Possessive determiners — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing possessive determiners.​
Writing: Subject-verb agreement — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing subject-verb agreement.
Writing: Subject-verb agreement — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing subject-verb agreement.
Writing: Noun agreement — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing noun agreement.
Writing: Noun agreement — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing noun agreement.
Writing: Frequently confused words — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing ​frequently confused words.
Writing: Frequently confused words — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing frequently confused words.
Writing: Conventional expression — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing ​frequently confused words.
Writing: Conventional expression — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing conventional expression.
Writing: Logical comparison — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing logical comparison.
Writing: End-of-sentence punctuation — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing ​end-of-sentence punctuation.
Writing: Within-sentence punctuation — Harder example 1
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing within-sentence punctuation.
Writing: Within-sentence punctuation — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing within-sentence punctuation.
Writing: Within-sentence punctuation — Harder example 2
Watch Sal work through another harder grammar item testing within-sentence punctuation.​
Writing: Possessive pronouns — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing possessive pronouns.
Writing: Items in a series — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing items in a series.
Writing: Items in a series — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing items in a series.​
Writing: Nonrestrictive and parenthetical elements — Basic example
Watch Sal work through a basic grammar item testing nonrestrictive and parenthetical elements.
Writing: Nonrestrictive and parenthetical elements — Harder example
Watch Sal work through a harder grammar item testing nonrestrictive and parenthetical elements.