Remember that all of the knowledge and skills measured by the PSAT and SAT are represented in the Common Core Standards. Click below to see College Board’s alignment information to the Common Core Standards.
Smarter Balanced is a state-led consortium developing assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts/literacy and mathematics that are designed to help prepare all students to graduate high school college- and career-ready.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a consortium of 23 states plus the U.S. Virgin Islands working together to develop a common set of K-12 assessments in English and math anchored in what it takes to be ready for college and careers.
Want to help prepare our students for the SAT? Click below for some easy to use SAT strategies for your classroom or ASE. You don’t even have to deviate from the curriculum to incorporate some of these ideas in your regular instruction. We will have a lot of students taking this high-stakes test on October 6, 2012 and November 3, 2012 as Lassiter is hosting the SAT!! Please let Ashlynn know if you have other strategies to share.
The Common Core Standards require students to read increasingly complex texts. Complex texts focus on two factors: challenging vocabulary and long, complex sentences. Click HERE to view links to articles that offer basic strategies for strengthening a student’s ability to comprehend a challenging text.