4 Ways to Improve SAT Science, History Analysis Skills

By Brian Witte

The redesigned SAT’s reading and writing and language tests require students to analyze passages and answer questions that revolve around science and history.

The 42 questions on the reading section may ask you to evaluate hypotheses, assess data and weigh implications, while the 12 questions on the writing and language test are Expression of Ideas questions, which prompt test-takers to improve the rhetorical elements of passages.