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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. We encourage you 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 novel, short story, or play, try to identify the different ways authors create character. What can you tell about a character based on his or her dialogue and interactions with other characters?

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