SAT Preparation: Literacy Strategies


This page is specifically for students who either struggle with the Passage Based Reading portion of the Critical Reading section, or for those who want to improve their comprehension and completion speed.


The Passage Based Reading part of the SAT can be complicated and difficult as the passages are given to you out of context, with a specific time frame for completion, and a high grade of difficulty. Utilizing a few key and specialized strategies can help increase context, comprehension, and completion times.