SAT Reading: Passage Types, Content & Subjects


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Which of the following will be on the SAT Reading Test

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On the SAT Reading Test, which of the following will have a graphic?

A. 1 history/social studies passage

B. 1 science passage

C. 1 literature passage

2. On the SAT Reading Test, how many passages (or pairs of passages) will be drawn from US founding documents or the Great Global Conversation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment tools will determine what you know about the types of passages and subjects that comprise the SAT Reading Test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz focuses on the following:

  • Main goal of persuasive passages on the SAT Reading Test
  • Information needed to answer questions on the SAT Reading Test
  • Number of passages drawn from US founding documents
  • Composition of the SAT Reading Test

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the important information from the lesson on the passages, topics, and subjects found in the SAT reading section
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify which passage(s) on the exam will have a graphic
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about the SAT Reading Test

Additional Learning

The lesson SAT Reading: Passage Types, Content & Subjects covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate the fiction, informational and persuasive passages
  • Identify the Great Global Conversation
  • Know the three subject areas for the reading passages