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- Available Lessons: 67
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryGet ready for the PSAT - Reading Test with this convenient online test preparation course. The course contains short lessons and quizzes that go over all of the reading concepts you'll need to know for the test.
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About This Course
In this course, you'll review a short and simple lessons that go over the reading skills you'll need to demonstrate on the PSAT Reading Test. Use any computer or mobile device to work through the course at your own pace, review important PSAT Reading concepts and sharpen your reading skills. You can expect to explore:
- The basics of the PSAT Reading Test
- Reading passages on the PSAT Reading Test
- Text interpretation and analysis
- Data and graph analysis
- Literary terms on the PSAT Reading Test
- Important U.S. speeches and documents
- Word analysis through context
About the Exam
Part of the PSAT's Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section, the PSAT Reading Test evaluates your ability to interpret reading passages and informational graphics. The test contains multiple-choice questions, and you can expect to analyze passages from literature, history, social science and science. Some of the reading skills you'll apply include assessing evidence, interpreting words in context and analyzing a variety of academic subjects. The Reading Test contains 47 questions/tasks, and students must complete them in a 60-minute timeframe.
PSAT - Reading Test Preparation and Registration
This course is available to study at any time that fits your schedule. Our instructors' simplified and entertaining teaching style helps you quickly move through the course material and remember what you study. The lessons come with short quizzes to help you retain the information, and if you have any questions about these PSAT Reading concepts, you can reach out to our subject-matter experts. You can also print lesson transcripts to study offline. When you're finished with all the lessons, try the final course assessment to make sure you're ready for the exam.
You'll take the PSAT at school, and your school will choose the specific test dates. Check with your school counselor to find out your next PSAT exam date so you can prepare. There is usually a small fee associated with the PSAT exams, but your school may cover some or all of the cost.
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