Prince George's County Public Schools

 

SAT Preparation

  • The SAT Readiness Program provides the materials to help prepare all students for the SAT. Along with the free resources sent to all district offices and made available at www.collegeboard.com , we have three major resources for the SAT Readiness Program.

    (1) The Official SAT Online Course-School Edition

    (2) The Official SAT Study Guide

    (3) The Official SAT Teachers Guide.

    (1) The Official SAT Online Course is a web-based service available 24 hours a day. It has 18 interactive lessons that cover the new SAT math, critical reading,& writing sections. It has 3 practice tests& 600+ questions that all follow proprietary new SAT specifications. Students get detailed personalized feedback on all practice tests and quizzes. Also, they get explanations of answers to all questions on the online course & to all 8 practice tests in the SAT Study Guide. Teachers get student, class and school-level reports to follow their students' progress. If, the school chooses,there is also the auto essay scoring option which scores student essays by computer. Finally, there is the scanner option, which lets teachers scan in practice tests & generate immediate score reports.

    (2) The Official SAT Study Guide is the only book of new SAT practice tests created by the test maker.It has 900 pages & 21 chapters which,includes,a review of test-taking concepts & approaches.It has 8 practice tests & focused sets of practice questions. A chapter on the new SAT essay gives helpful practice essay questions,exercises,sample essays & the scoring guide.Students get free score & skills reports & sample essays for the book's 8 practice tests on www.collegeboard.com .The book is $19.95 and there is a 20% discount for 5 or more copies.

    (3)The Official SAT Teachers Guide helps teachers create a comprehensive preparation course or simply highlight in the classroom the college skills measured on the SAT.It features:19 clearly organized & focused lessons,dozens of engaging student activities,handouts,complete coverage of the new SAT math,critical reading,& writing sections,and a full lesson on the new SAT essay.The book is $49.95 and there is a 20% discount for 5 or more copies.

    You can learn more about the SAT Readiness Program by visiting www.collegeboard.com/srpschool.

     
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