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 verbal portions of both the SAT and ACT test important reading comprehension skills that many students are unprepared for—or need extra help with.
As parents know, the Redesigned SAT is looming on the horizon for rising high school students (those taking the exam in 2016 or beyond). The power of a single word and how it can vary in meaning depending on its surrounding context is a core skills-building component in Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT?, whichdirectly addresses the layered analytical thinking that the Redesigned SAT requires.
With this book, The Princeton Review brings you a focused, strategic approach to improving crucial reading skills for both exams. With this book, 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 • Discover the language of argument and its implications
Fun, Engaging Activities and Drills • Identify the "puzzle pieces" that make up words • Decpiher unfamiliar vocabulary with context clues • Conquer difficult paragraphs by "trimming the fat"
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Founded in 1981, The Princeton Review (PrincetonReview.com) is a privately held education services company headquartered in Framingham, MA. The company has long been a leader in helping students achieve their education and career goals through its test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and more than 150 print and digital books published by Random House. The Princeton Review delivers its programs via a network of more than 5,000 teachers and tutors in the United States, Canada, and international franchises. The company also partners with schools and guidance counselors worldwide to provide students with college readiness, test preparation and career planning services
Are You Ready for the SAT & ACT? by The Princeton Review