Vocabulary on the Revised SAT


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The phrase 'words in context' refers to _____.

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1. Context clues are _____.

2. Vocabulary questions on the revised SAT rely on a student's ability to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This effective quiz/worksheet tool is designed to quickly determine what you know about the changes made to the SAT vocabulary section. Try taking the quiz before viewing the lesson to see what you know and again afterwards to see what you learned from it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To complete this quiz, you will need to do the following:

  • Identify the meaning of the phrase 'words in context'
  • Describe context clues
  • Discuss what questions on the revised SAT vocabulary test require students to do
  • Select a true statement about Tier Two words
  • Note one way to study for vocabulary questions on the revised SAT

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you accurately define 'words in context'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding context clues
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Tier Two words and how to study for the revised vocabulary section of the SAT

Additional Learning

Refer to the brief lesson titled Vocabulary on the Revised SAT to get more information about this topic. You can review such details as:

  • How College Board describes the revised vocabulary section of the SAT
  • What type of question is no longer included in the vocabulary portion of the SAT
  • What are examples of Tier Two words