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Ch 6: SAT Writing: Writing & Language Test Practice

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Prepare for the critical writing section of the SAT with these handy review lessons. Watch short videos and complete quick quizzes to make sure that you're ready for test day.

SAT Writing: Writing & Language - Chapter Summary

Our easy-to-use video lessons, including quizzes for self-assessment, provide a review of writing strategies and practices that you can expect to be tested on when taking the SAT. These lessons help you further develop your ability to:

  • Improve sentence grammar.
  • Identify sentence errors and provide solutions.
  • Recognize and make changes to grammar and usage mistakes in paragraphs.

The lessons in this chapter provide examples and tips for approaching the grammar and sentence structure errors that need to be addressed. Test-taking tips for this section are also provided. To help with your studies, each lesson in this chapter contains a printable worksheet for easy review and an Ask the Instructor option that allows you to directly contact instructors if you need any clarification pertaining to this subject matter.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: SAT Writing: Writing & Language Test Practice
Improving Sentences on the SAT: Question Types, Samples & Strategy

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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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