SAT Skills Insight
Select a score band
Reasoning and Inferencing
Skills needed to score in this band
This particular skill group is not represented in this score band. However, it is an important academic skill tested on the SAT. Students are encouraged to review the skills and examples in the next highest score band where this particular skill group does appear.
Skills needed to score in the next band
As you read a text, think about how an author supports his or her main idea.
As you read a text, pick a sentence and restate it in your own words. Then pick a whole paragraph and restate it in your own words.