Barron's New SAT

Editor/Author Green, Sharon Weiner and Wolf, Ira K.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-43-800649-9
Category: Social Sciences - College Preparation
Image Count: 632
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This is the leading resource for SAT preparation, offering tactics, advice, and subject reviews.

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Table of Contents

  • ABOUT THE AUTHORS
  • Preface
  • New SAT Format and Test Dates
  • Countdown to the SAT
  • BEFORE THE TEST
  • DURING THE TEST
  • TIPS FOR THE EVIDENCE-BASED READING QUESTIONS
  • TIPS FOR THE MATHEMATICS QUESTIONS
  • TIPS FOR THE EVIDENCE-BASED WRITING AND LANGUAGE QUESTIONS
  • TIPS FOR THE ESSAY
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Let's Look at the New SAT
  • WHAT IS THE SAT?
  • WHAT IS SCORE CHOICE?
  • WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE NEW SAT?
  • THE READING TEST
  • THE WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
  • THE MATH TEST
  • THE OPTIONAL ESSAY
  • WINNING TACTICS FOR THE SAT
  • A Diagnostic Test
  • Answer Sheet
  • READING TEST
  • WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
  • MATH TEST (NO CALCULATOR)
  • MATH TEST (CALCULATOR)
  • ESSAY (OPTIONAL)
  • SCORE ANALYSIS
  • The SAT Reading Test
  • The Evidence-Based Reading Test
  • QUICK OVERVIEW
  • TESTING TACTICS
  • LONG-RANGE STRATEGIES
  • U.S. AND WORLD LITERATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL STUDIES
  • U.S. FOUNDING DOCUMENTS AND THE GREAT GLOBAL CONVERSATION
  • PRACTICE EXERCISES
  • Build Your Vocabulary
  • THE MASTER WORD LIST
  • The SAT Writing and Language Test
  • The Evidence-Based Writing and Language Test
  • NEW SAT WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST OVERVIEW
  • SAT GRAMMAR REVIEW
  • QUANTITATIVE GRAPH ANALYSIS
  • 13 SAT WRITING STRATEGIES
  • PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
  • PRACTICE PASSAGES
  • SAT Essay
  • WHAT IS THE SAT ESSAY?
  • HOW IS THE NEW SAT ESSAY DIFFERENT FROM THE OLD SAT ESSAY?
  • HOW IS THIS CHAPTER ORGANIZED?
  • SAMPLE PROMPT
  • SAMPLE RESPONSE
  • READING SKILL BUILDING
  • ANALYSIS SKILL BUILDING
  • WRITING SKILL BUILDING
  • TEN KEY STRATEGIES FOR SAT ESSAY WRITING SUCCESS
  • PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
  • SAMPLE ESSAYS
  • SAMPLE ESSAY PROMPTS WITH SAMPLE TOP-SCORING RESPONSES
  • The SAT Math Test
  • Introduction to the Math Test
  • FIVE TYPES OF TACTICS
  • WHEN TO STUDY CHAPTER 6
  • AN IMPORTANT SYMBOL
  • SEVEN IMPORTANT HEADINGS
  • USE OF THE CALCULATOR
  • MEMORIZE IMPORTANT FACTS AND DIRECTIONS
  • ENTERING YOUR ANSWERS ON THE ANSWER SHEET
  • Math Strategies and Tactics
  • Example 1
  • TESTING TACTICS
  • PRACTICE EXERCISES
  • Reviewing Mathematics
  • ARITHMETIC
  • 6-A BASIC ARITHMETIC CONCEPTS
  • 6-B FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS
  • 6-C PERCENTS
  • 6-D RATIOS AND PROPORTIONS
  • 6-E AVERAGES
  • ALGEBRA
  • 6-F POLYNOMIALS
  • 6-G SOLVING EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES
  • 6-H WORD PROBLEMS
  • GEOMETRY
  • 6-I LINES AND ANGLES
  • 6-J TRIANGLES
  • 6-K QUADRILATERALS AND OTHER POLYGONS
  • 6-L CIRCLES
  • 6-M SOLID GEOMETRY
  • 6-N COORDINATE GEOMETRY
  • DATA ANALYSIS
  • 6-O INTERPRETATION OF DATA
  • MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
  • 6-P COUNTING AND PROBABILITY
  • 6-Q SEQUENCES
  • 6-R FUNCTIONS AND THEIR GRAPHS
  • 6-S TRIGONOMETRY
  • 6-T IMAGINARY AND COMPLEX NUMBERS
  • Test Yourself
  • Model Test 1
  • READING TEST
  • WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
  • MATH TEST (NO CALCULATOR)
  • MATH TEST (CALCULATOR)
  • ESSAY (OPTIONAL)
  • SCORE ANALYSIS
  • Model Test 2
  • READING TEST
  • WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
  • MATH TEST (NO CALCULATOR)
  • MATH TEST (CALCULATOR)
  • ESSAY (OPTIONAL)
  • Model Test 3
  • READING TEST
  • WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
  • MATH TEST (NO CALCULATOR)
  • MATH TEST (CALCULATOR)
  • ESSAY (OPTIONAL)
  • Model Test 4
  • READING TEST
  • WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST
  • MATH TEST (NO CALCULATOR)
  • MATH TEST (CALCULATOR)
  • ESSAY (OPTIONAL)
  • SCORE ANALYSIS
  • Answer Keys
  • Diagnostic Test
  • 1. The Evidence-Based Reading Test
  • 3. The Evidence-Based Writing and Language Test
  • 5. Math Strategies and Tactics
  • 6. Reviewing Mathematics
  • Model Test 1
  • Model Test 2
  • Model Test 3
  • Model Test 4
  • PRONUNCIATION KEY*