SAT Skills Insight
Select a score band
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
Look for and read argumentative texts. Look for two or more argumentative texts about the same topic, and texts that take opposing viewpoints.
Look for and read longer narrative texts, such as essays, novels, or plays.