SAT Workbook

Our top-notch workbook — More than 500 pages packed with tips, tricks, strategies, exercises and curricular material for all three sections of the SAT: Math, Reading and Writing.

SAT - Reading
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Learn to Practice Effectively

Reading Unit #1

  • Reading Introduction
  • Expository / Narrative / Rhetorical
  • Active Reading
  • General Strategy
  • Applying Active Reading – Sulfur Mining & Chain Letters
  • Homework Drill #1 – The Thirty-Nine Steps
  • Homework Drill #2 – Anti-Suffragists and War
  • Homework Drill #3 – The Sea Sapphire

Reading Unit #2

  • Mark Up the Passage
  • Question Types – Part 1 – FAQ
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Homework Drill #1 – Old Creole Days
  • Homework Drill #2 – Cut Out the Middle Man
  • Homework Drill #3 – Haiti Earthquake


Reading Unit #3

  • Infographics
  • Paired Passages
  • Homework Drill #1 – Pragmatism
  • Homework Drill #2 – Space Junk
  • Homework Drill #3 – Borders of Comedy

Reading Unit #4

  • Strategy Review
  • More Question Types
  • Review SAT #8, Reading
  • Reading Vocabulary: Tone / Attitude
  • Reading Vocabulary: Other Essential Words
  • Reading Vocabulary: Word Roots

SAT - Writing
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Learn to Write Effectively

Writing Unit #1

  • Introduction
  • General Strategy
  • Homework Drill #1 – In Search of Baby Dinosaurs
  • Homework Drill #2 – Note-Taking: A Surprising Discovery
  • Homework Drill #3 – The Benefits of Bike Lanes

Writing Unit #2

  • Parts of Speech
  • Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  • Verb Tense
  • Subject Verb Agreement
  • Pronoun Agreement and Clarity
  • Homework Drill #1 – Meal Planning
  • Homework Drill #2 – The Value of a Used Car
  • Homework Drill #3 – Antibodies: The Power Within

Writing Unit #3

  • Sentences & Fragments
  • Run-On Sentences
  • Colons, Dashes, and Semicolons
  • Commas and Non-Essential Clauses
  • Possessives, Plurals, and Contractions
  • Homework Drill #1 – Hand-Washing Hullabaloo
  • Homework Drill #2 – Coaching Youth Sports: Fun and Fulfilling
  • Homework Drill #3 – No Kidding: A Fresh Approach to Landscaping

Writing Unit #4

  • Informational Graphics
  • Logical Transitions
  • Relevance: Adding & Removing Info
  • Reordering a Sentence or Paragraph
  • Homework Drill #1 – When Time Is Muscle
  • Homework Drill #2 – A Day on the Water
  • Homework Drill #3 – Nursing: An Evolving Profession

Writing Unit #5

  • Diction and Idioms
  • Parallelism and Word Pairs
  • Misplaced Modifier
  • Redundancy & Wordiness
  • Diagnostic: SAT Test #7, Writing
  • Homework Drill #1 – Stand and Deliver
  • Homework Drill #2 – Happiness Matters
  • Homework Drill #3 – A New Approach to Conservation

SAT - Math
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Learn Math Effectively

Math Unit #1 – Math Strategy Guide

  • General Math Strategy
  • Solving Backwards
  • Picking Your Own Numbers
  • Basic Math – Part 1
  • Basic Math – Part 2
  • Homework Drill #1
  • Homework Drill #2
  • Homework Drill #3

Math Unit #2 – Heart of Algebra

  • Translating Word Problems – Part 1
  • Translating Word Problems – Part 2
  • Solving Linear Equations – Part 1
  • Solving Linear Equations – Part 2
  • Interpreting Linear Equations
  • Linear Inequalities & Absolute Values
  • Solving Linear Systems
  • Graphs of Lines
  • Homework Drill #1
  • Homework Drill #2
  • Homework Drill #3

Math Unit #5 – Additional Topics

  • Angles
  • Triangles
  • Circles
  • Area & Volume
  • Complex Numbers
  • Basic Trigonometry
  • Homework Drill #1
  • Homework Drill #2
  • Homework Drill #3

Math Unit #3 – Problem Solving & Data Analysis

  • Rates, Ratios, and Proportions – Part 1
  • Rates, Ratios, and Proportions – Part 2
  • Percentages
  • Probability
  • Data Tables
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
  • Homework Drill #1
  • Homework Drill #2
  • Homework Drill #3

Math Unit #4 – Passport to Advanced Math

  • Roots & Exponents
  • Operations with Polynomials – Part 1
  • Operations with Polynomials – Part 2
  • Solving Quadratics
  • Graphing Quadratics (Parabolas)
  • Function Notation
  • Real-Life Nonlinear Models
  • Homework Drill #1
  • Homework Drill #2
  • Homework Drill #3