So you’re looking for SAT strategies to help you on test day? Look no further. Nova Press’s SAT prep materials will help you master the SAT and how to approach the test on test day. We have a variety of platforms to choose from, and all of them include everything you need to know for the SAT.
Each of Nova Press’s SAT Prep materials is divided into three main sections: Reading, Writing, and Math. But before tackling these, you should read the Orientation that precedes these main content areas. The Orientation answers questions about the purpose and format of the SAT, suggestions on pacing while taking the test, information on how it is scored, and the benefits of skipping vs. guessing. It also addresses the ordering of questions, ways to narrow down answer choices, and a suggested study plan.
The reading section focuses on reading comprehension, critical reasoning, sentence completions, vocabulary, and etymology. Each of these areas includes vocabulary drills. Strategies are outlined to improve reading comprehension, including classifying questions into six main categories and providing a Three-Step Method to help you focus on the pertinent information in the reading selections. Pivotal words, which could change the meaning of a sentence or even whole reading excerpt, are reviewed. The section on critical reasoning will help you improve your understanding of passages where multiple points of view are presented. It will assist you with determining the premise of each view and discover the viable conclusions. It also addresses the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning.
Important strategies for SAT studying include narrowing down which vocabulary to learn and ways to learn it. Nova Press’s SAT Prep Course book provides you with two lists: one with the recurring words from past SAT tests and a more extensive list that includes good possibilities for words that could be included in the future. The words are listed alphabetically, and the longer list includes short matching quizzes. The etymology section that follows the vocabulary lists helps you to learn the origin of words, which can assist with determining the definition of a word you don’t know.
The writing section explains how the essays are scored, reviews grammar rules, gives you suggestions on how to improve sentence and paragraph structure, and provides some drills reinforce the information covered.
The math section will help you a review concepts you may have studied earlier in your school career. It includes sample questions with detailed explanations on how to determine the correct answer along with strategies for SAT math studying.
Nova Press has you covered when it comes to studying for the SAT. Whatever platform you prefer, Nova Press’s SAT prep materials will guide you to form your SAT strategies.
Originally posted 2012-08-06 23:41:14.