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Ch 3: PSAT Writing - About the Writing Section: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The PSAT Writing - About the Writing Section chapter of this PSAT Prep Help and Review course is the simplest way to master an understanding of the PSAT writing section. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the PSAT writing section.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering PSAT preparation material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn higher scores. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding how to prepare for the PSAT writing section
  • Need an efficient way to learn about the PSAT writing section
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers
  • Missed class time and need to catch up
  • Can't access extra PSAT review resources at school

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the PSAT Writing - About the Writing Section chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the PSAT Writing - About the Writing Section chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any PSAT writing section question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answer to questions including:

  • What is the structure of the PSAT writing section?
  • How is the PSAT writing test scored?
  • What are some ways to improve sentences and paragraphs?
  • How can I identify sentence errors?

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: PSAT Writing - About the Writing Section: Help and Review
About the PSAT Writing & Language Test

1. About the PSAT Writing & Language Test

In this lesson, learn what you'll see on the Writing & Language Test on the PSAT and get some tips for cracking it. It's not like English class, so it's best to be prepared!

Improving Sentences on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

2. Improving Sentences on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

While the SAT may no longer designate certain questions as being focused on improving sentences, it will still test your ability to make a sentence both stronger and more stylistically in place.

Identifying Sentence Errors on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

3. Identifying Sentence Errors on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

While the SAT may have done away with a dedicated category of sentence error questions, that doesn't mean that you won't be asked to answer them. In this lesson, we see how to tackle these questions.

Improving Paragraphs on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

4. Improving Paragraphs on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

With the shift towards a passage-based exam, you can bet that there will be plenty of opportunities to improve paragraphs on the SAT. In this lesson, we'll review the skills you'll need to master those questions.

Practice with Improving Sentences for the SAT

5. Practice with Improving Sentences for the SAT

With the 2016 changes to the SAT comes a new way at looking at an old skill: improving sentences. See how you'll be asked to improve sentences on this new version of the most popular college admissions test.

Practice with Identifying Sentence Errors for the SAT

6. Practice with Identifying Sentence Errors for the SAT

Once you've learned what the identifying sentence errors questions are, watch this video to get some practice figuring them out for yourself. Explanations are included in case you get stuck.

Practice with Improving Paragraphs for the SAT

7. Practice with Improving Paragraphs for the SAT

The SAT has undergone some pretty big changes as of March 2016, but that doesn't mean that the skills tested in improving paragraph questions have disappeared! In this lesson, we walk through a few practice problems.

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