Are You Ready for the SAT and ACT?, 2nd Edition: Building Critical Reading Skills for Rising High School Students

Are You Ready for the SAT and ACT?, 2nd Edition: Building Critical Reading Skills for Rising High School Students

by The Princeton Review

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Overview

It's never too soon to start preparing for the SAT and ACT. From the experts at The Princeton Review, this book helps ambitious 7th, 8th, and 9th graders build the critical reading skills they need to succeed on both tests and beyond!

Whether or not you like it, the truth is that scoring well on standardized tests is undeniably important in today's academic environment. The SAT and ACT verbal portions test important reading comprehension skills that many students are unprepared for—or need extra help with. In this book, The Princeton Review brings you a focused, strategic approach to improving crucial reading skills for both exams. Inside, you'll find:
 
A Strategic Approach to Sharpening Your Skills
   • Zero in on specific wording to unlock hidden info
   • Pinpoint the primary purpose of reading passages
   • Analyze source texts, brainstorm, and compose your essays to best effect

Fun, Engaging Activities and Drills
   • Identify the "puzzle pieces" that make up words
   • Decpiher unfamiliar vocabulary with context clues
   • Tackle practice SAT and ACT essay prompts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101882139
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 11/10/2015
Series: College Test Prep Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,154,207
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

About the Author

The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests, and provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admission. In addition to classroom courses in over 40 states and 20 countries, The Princeton Review also offers online and school-based courses, one-to-one and small-group tutoring as well as online services in both admission counseling and academic homework help.

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