Did you know 3.3% of the questions on the SAT and ACT deal with subject-verb agreements? Become more familiar with the different ways this rule shows up on the exams.
Month: July 2020
Both the SAT and ACT exams test students on when dashes should be used. Dashes draw attention to specific content and can function the same way as parentheses. They can set off additional information to further explain what is being discussed but that’s not essential for the sentence to make sense.
This infographic will look at the similarities and differences on the ACT and SAT including scoring, test materials, sections of test, tips for taking each, and how to decide which one is the best option for you.
Both the SAT and ACT exams test whether students know that a pair of commas can set off parenthetical (extra, nonessential) information from the rest of the sentence. Doing so indicates that the information is nonessential and could be removed from the sentence without changing its meaning.