Social Studies Support for PSAT/SAT

How Social Studies Supports Higher PSAT/SAT Scores

The PSAT/SAT focuses primarily on a student's reading, writing, language, and mathematics skills that indicate readiness for and success in postsecondary education. However, there are many areas in Social Studies that can support success on the PSAT/SAT and in life beyond high school! This is a brief overview of the Social Studies related skills students will find on the PSAT/SAT and how teachers can help better prepare students for these types of questions.

All information specific to the PSAT/SAT Test comes from The Redesigned SAT Teacher Implementation Guide.

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Information compiled by Amy Mount, PK-12 Social Studies Coordinator at Garland ISD. For questions or comments, please email Connect with Amy on Twitter at @msmrocks.