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Ch 8: PSAT Reading: Reading Passages

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Review the elements of reading passages to prepare for the PSAT exam. Video lessons and quizzes incorporate all of the elements of the reading passages section in a simple and clear manner.

PSAT Reading: Reading Passages - Chapter Summary

By watching these video lessons, you will learn concepts that appear on the PSAT critical reading test. Our video lessons train you in the following reading concepts:

  • What to expect from reading passages
  • Identifying reading passage question types
  • Reading long or double passages
  • Developing and understanding test-taking strategies

After completing our video lessons, you will be prepared to for questions regarding reading passages on the PSAT critical reading rest. Our content is presented with short, straightforward videos. Quizzes are also provided to help you determine your preparedness for the PSAT. Quiz scores are delivered to you immediately after quiz completion to show you which weaknesses you need to spend more time developing.

PSAT Critical Reading Objectives

The PSAT critical reading test consists of 47 questions that must be completed within 60 minutes. The main purpose of the PSAT is to help you decide if you're ready to take the SAT. You will also get an idea of what the SAT will look like. Scores received from this test help you to direct focus on your indicated weaknesses.

The PSAT is brought to you with the help of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). This means that you receive the benefits of NMSC tools for planning your career or college enrollment. If you earned higher scores than most other people who took the PSAT, the NMSC may select you to take part in a scholarship program.

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