Official SAT Practice Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers

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The Official SAT Practice Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers give you a structure for building an SAT preparation program. The lessons use resources, such as Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®, to foster a classroom experience that leads to independent student practice.

The lesson plans include 16 Math lessons, 16 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing lessons, and four SAT Essay lessons, each taking about 45 minutes.

You can easily separate or combine lessons and use them during English or math classes, or during college skills and planning courses. The lessons also include implementation suggestions.

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Official SAT Practice Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers: Introduction and User Guide

Familiarize yourself with Official SAT Practice Lesson Plans.

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Math lessons focus on four math topics shown to be most important for college and career success:

  • Heart of Algebra
  • Problem Solving and Data Analysis
  • Passport to Advanced Mathematics
  • Additional Topics in Math
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Lesson Plan 1: Math — Linear Equations, Linear Inequalities, and Linear Functions in Context - Part 1

Help students use algebra to analyze and solve problems in context, otherwise known as word problems.

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Lesson Plan 2: Math — Linear Equations, Linear Inequalities, and Linear Functions in Context - Part 2

Help students use algebra to analyze and solve problems in context, otherwise known as word problems.

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Lesson Plan 3: Math — Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Context

Help students use algebra to analyze and solve problems in context, otherwise known as word problems. These contextual problems require the use of more than one variable and equation or inequality to solve.

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Lesson Plan 4: Math — Fluency in Solving Linear Equations, and Linear Inequalities, and Systems of Linear Equations

Help students with their fluency of solving linear equations, linear inequalities, and systems of linear equations.

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Lesson Plan 5: Math — The Relationships Among Linear Equations, Lines in the Coordinate Plane, and the Contexts They Describe

Help students with the connection between the algebraic, graphical, and contextual representations of linear equations.

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Lesson Plan 6: Math — Ratio, Proportion, Units, and Percentage - Part 1

Help students use ratios and proportions to solve problems.

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Lesson Plan 7: Math — Ratio, Proportion, Units, and Percentage - Part 2

Help students use ratios and proportions to solve problems.

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Lesson Plan 8: Math — Interpreting Relationships Presented in Scatterplots, Graphs, Tables, and Equations

Help students interpret and analyze linear, quadratic, and exponential models and graphs.

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Lesson Plan 9: Math — More Data and Statistics - Part 1

Help students analyze data presented in a table, bar graph, histogram, line graph, or other display.

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Lesson Plan 10: Math — More Data and Statistics - Part 2

Help students analyze data presented in a table, bar graph, histogram, line graph, or other display.

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Lesson Plan 11: Math — Operations with Polynomials and Rewriting Expressions; Quadratic Functions and Equations

Help students add, subtract, and multiply polynomials and build quadratic functions.

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Lesson Plan 12: Math — Exponential Functions, Equations, and Expressions and Radicals; Dividing Polynomials by a Linear Expression and Solving Rational Equations

Help students build quadratic and exponential functions, solve radical equations, and work with radical equations.

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Lesson Plan 13: Math — Systems of Equations; Relationships Between Algebraic and Graphical Representations of Functions; Function Notation

Help students solve systems of equations, relate properties of the function to properties of its graph, and use function notations.

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Lesson Plan 14: Math — Analyzing More Complex Equations in Context

Help students analyze more complex equations in context.

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Lesson Plan 15: Math — Geometry

Help students apply understanding of key concepts in geometry.

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Lesson Plan 16: Math — Coordinate Geometry; Trigonometry and Radians; Complex Numbers

Help students use coordinate geometry, trigonometry and radians, and complex numbers.

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Evidence-Based Reading and Writing lessons are organized around the key skills and concepts tested on the Reading Test and the Writing and Language Test. The Essay lessons begin with examining a prompt and lead students toward writing a full response.

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Lesson Plan 1: Reading — Central Idea and Evidence

Help students determine a text's central idea and identify textual evidence.

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Lesson Plan 2: Reading — Author’s Purpose and Perspective

Help students determine an author's point of view or perspective and a text’s purpose.

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Lesson Plan 3: Reading — Word Choice and Words in Context

Help students determine the meaning of words and phrases in context and examine word choice.

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Lesson Plan 4: Reading — Synthesis and Paired Passages

Help students work with paired passages.

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Lesson Plan 5: Writing and Language — Development and Evidence

Help students revise a text for development and effective use of evidence.

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Lesson Plan 6: Writing and Language — Organization

Help students revise a text for organization.

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Lesson Plan 7: Writing and Language — Conventions and Sentence Formation

Help students revise a text for Standard English conventions and sentence formation.

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Lesson Plan 8: Writing and Language — Conventions of Usage

Help students revise texts for conventions of usage.

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Lesson Plan 9: The SAT Essay — Part One

Help students become familiar with the SAT Essay.

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Lesson Plan 10: The SAT Essay — Part Two

Help students become familiar with SAT Essay scoring and thesis writing.

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Lesson Plan 11: Reading — Quantitative Texts

Help students analyze quantitative texts for the Reading Test.

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Lesson Plan 12: Reading — Text Structures

Help students determine how text structures affect meaning.

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Lesson Plan 13: Reading — Relationships

Help students understand relationships in a text.

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Lesson Plan 14: Reading — Putting It All Together

Help students complete two Reading sets (one single passage set and one paired passage set).

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Lesson Plan 15: Writing and Language — Quantitative Texts

Help students revise texts that include informational graphics.

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Lesson Plan 16: Writing and Language — Effective Language Use

Help students revise a text for effective language use.

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Lesson Plan 17: Writing and Language — Punctuation

Help students revise and edit for punctuation.

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Lesson Plan 18: Writing and Language — Putting It All Together

Help students complete two Writing and Language sets.

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Lesson Plan 19: The SAT Essay — Part Three

Help students take a deeper look at the SAT Essay.

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Lesson Plan 20: The SAT Essay — Part Four

Help students write an SAT Essay response and get peer feedback.

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