Amazing Resources For The SAT Reading Test
So, as you already know, the SAT Reading Test section will have the following types of passages: 1 US & World Literature; 1 Social Science; 1 US Founding Document or Great Global Conversation; and 2 Science Passages. Each passage will be about 500 – 750 words in length and will be followed by 10 or 11 questions. If you want to ace this section, it will be important to practice reading as much as you possibly can on these different passage subject areas. Below, we have compiled a list of some the best reading samples we could find. So, start as soon as you can and try to read one high quality article or passage per day.
US & World Literature
US Founding Documents
Great Global Conversation
Edmund Burke: Speech on Conciliation with the Colonies
Edmund Burke: Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents
Henry David Thoreau: Resistance to Civil Government
Henry David Thoreau: Slavery in Massachusetts
Gandhi: Mind of Mahatma Gandhi
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: Selected Papers
Martin Luther King Jr.: Selected Speeches
This is a pretty good list of passages. Make sure to critically analyze the passages by asking yourself common questions on the SAT such as tone, main theme, stylistic methods, compare and contrast examples, etc. If you finish with most of these, then, by all means, search google for more passages – there is literally no end to amazing literature passages and quality articles that you can find to practice with.