Free Study Guides for the SBAC

Even though your knowledge of high school concepts will mostly come from your years of school studies, it doesn’t hurt to be reminded of what will be covered on the SBAC test and the types of questions you might be asked. Check out our free SBAC study guides for all the info you need to really prepare well!



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11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Listening

About 21% of the questions on the SBAC English Language Arts and Literacy test will assess your ability to listen to and derive meaning from an oral presentation. This study guide should help you be aware of things to especially listen for and how to apply them when answering questions. As with any other discipline, the more you practice, the easier this task will be.

11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Reading

A greater of the items on the SBAC English Language Arts test are devoted to reading, about 37%, so you’ll need to be fluent in comprehension and text analysis skills to do well. We have listed the major points for which you will be responsible in this study guide so you’ll know what to practice if any of them are still unclear. Be sure to consult other sources and read all you can, using critical reading skills, before test time.

11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Research

Research skills are a fairly new focus on current tests and there will be questions about this area of study on the SBAC 11th Grade Language Arts and Literacy Test. Use this study guide to find out what you need to know and be able to do during the test. Be sure to consult additional sources for further information on anything that still puzzles you.

11th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy: Writing

About 21 % of the questions on the SBAC English Language Arts and Literacy Test will be focused on behaviors you exhibit when you write. This study guide discusses those behaviors and tells what the test producers expect from you and what scorers will be looking for. You are encouraged to use this guide as you practice your writing skills before taking the test.

11th Grade Mathematics: Algebra

The list of concepts and procedures learned in high school algebra is long and you are expected to understand and be able to work with algebraic ideas throughout math problem-solving. In this study guide, we go over the very basic ideas you should have mastered and encourage you to seek further practice if any of this still seems even a bit foreign to you.

11th Grade Mathematics: Functions

Understanding and using functions in math procedures is so important that we’ve given them their own section in these SBAC test prep materials. This study guide should take you through all of the concepts and strategies you’ll need to apply when taking the test. Just be sure that you follow up with further study if there are any function particulars you still do not understand or in which you do not feel you are fluent.

11th Grade Mathematics: Geometry

The understanding of and fluency with geometric concepts is required throughout mathematics. In this study guide, we will focus on some of the most important and most used of these. Be sure to check out our SBAC High School Math Practice Questions and flashcards, as well and to seek further information if any of this puzzles you.

11th Grade Mathematics: Numbers and Operations

This area of math is probably the most basic and many higher level procedures depend on your ability to work with numbers accurately and swiftly. Use this study guide to review some of those procedures you might have to employ on the SBAC Mathematics Test and be really ready!




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