SAT-Reading-Strategies.ppt - E R S T IE A EG T S A R ST D A G IN THE NEW SAT Overall Gist of Changes to the Reading Section All questions are now based

SAT-Reading-Strategies.ppt - E R S T IE A EG T S A R ST D A...

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SAT READING STRATEGIES
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THE NEW SAT Overall Gist of Changes to the Reading Section All questions are now based on passages. The subject matter of passages are pre-determined. There's 1 passage concerning US and World Literature, 2 for History/Social Studies, and 2 for Science. Some passages will now contain data and require interpretation of data. Greater emphasis on: vocabulary in context; command of evidence; constructing logical arguments; scientific reasoning.
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NEW READING QUESTION TYPES: Evidence Support Questions: For the first time, the SAT Reading section will have questions that build on each other. The student will be prompted to answer a question about the passage - for example, the author's tone or stance on a topic - and in the next question be asked to cite evidence for the answer in the previous question. Here's an example:
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DATA REASONING QUESTIONS: For the first time, the SAT Reading section will include figures that show data. The student will need to interpret the data in the figure and place it in the context of the overall passage - for example, how does this figure support the author's argument?
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HOW TO APPROACH THE SENTENCE COMPLETION: COVER THE ANSWER CHOICES! When approaching the sentence completion portion, people tend to get set in the “traditional” mode of test-taking: they read the
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  • Spring '17
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