You might have to correct grammar errors or change the language of the passages to be more rhetorically effective.
You might also have to correct errors that test your comprehension of the passage as a whole, or of graphs and charts attached to the passage. The good news is that the SAT tells you exactly what rules they want you to follow. So, take a look at what you'll see on the test, and what you need to know to beat it.
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This lesson covers passage types, question types, and the overall structure of the test. The SAT is split up into three different tests: Math, Reading, and Writing and Language.
It tests you on the grammar and wording of sentences that you read in passages.
Sat Essay Structure
On the test, you'll read through several passages, and you'll have to edit parts of sentences in them.
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Every SAT also contains a 25-minute "experimental" section that may be in any of the three major subject areas.
The experimental section is used for future administrations of the SAT and does not count toward the final score, but is impossible to distinguish from the graded sections of the exam.