STUDY POLITICS
15 pages
English

STUDY POLITICS

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  • cours - matière potentielle : a country
at Universities in the UK STUDY POLITICS
  • bigger issues like the environment
  • role of international organisations
  • international policy areas
  • interesting material for the political student
  • politics degrees
  • political theory
  • international relations
  • public policy
  • politics

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Nombre de lectures 10
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 3 Mo

Exrait

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WHAT IS THE PSAE? WHEN IS THE PSAE?
“PSAE” stands for April 27 & 28, 2011
“Prairie State
WHY MUST ILLINOIS
Achievement Exam.”
PUBLIC SCHOOL
Day 1: ACT Exam
JUNIORS TAKE THE
Day 2: Illinois Science
PSAE?
Exam and Reading &
To assess students’
Math WorkKeys
progress towards
WHO TAKES THE
meeting the Illinois
Learning Standards
PSAE?
To comply with Public
All Juniors attending
Act 93-857
Illinois Public Schools
To earn an Illinois high
school diplomaŠ
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DAY 1: Wednesday, April 27 DAY 2: Thursday, April 28
ACT English Test – ISBE-Developed Science Test –
45 minutes (75 questions) 40 minutes (45 questions)
ACT Mathematics Test – WorkKeys Applied Mathematics -
60 minutes (60 questions) 45 minutes (33 questions)
[required 15-minute break] [required 15-minute break]
ACT Reading Test – WorkKeys Reading for Information -
35 minutes (40 questions) 45 minutes (33 questions)
ACT Science Test –
35 minutes (40 questions)
[required 5-minute break]
ACT Writing Test –
30 minutes (1 prompt)ACT Reading
+ PSAE Reading
WK Reading for Information
ACT Mathematics
+ PSAE Math
WK Applied Mathematics
ACT Science
+ PSAE Science
ISBE-Developed Science
ACT English
+ PSAE Writing
ACT WritingŠ
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All four PSAE scores are Students who exceed
included on students’ standards in Reading,
high school transcripts: Math, Science, and/or
Writing receive a Prairie
Reading
State Achievement
Math
Award certificate.
Science
Schools are judged by
Writing
the US Government as
Scores from the ACT
meeting or not meeting
portion of the PSAE can
required Annual Yearly
be used for college
Progress benchmarks.
applications.1. Fill in ovals correctly, 6. On tougher questions,
completely, and boldly. eliminate as many
incorrect answer
2. Erase completely.
choices as possible;
3. Answer the easy
then make an educated
questions first.
guess.
4. Double check the
7. When two answer
number on the answer
choices are direct
sheet with the number
opposites, one is
of the question you are
usually correct.
answering.
8. Avoid answer choices
5. Answer all questions:
with definitive words
There’s no penalty for
like “exactly” or
guessing.
“always.”Š
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Pacing
9 minutes per passage
Read the entire passage, not
just the underlined portions.
As you read, note main idea,
tense, and tone.
Anticipate errors based on
what is underlined.
The shortest answer is often
correct.
After determining the best
answer, reread the sentence
using the answer you’ve
chosen, asking yourself,
“Does this sound right?”Š
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Pacing
1 minute per problem
Read each problem
carefully.
Save time by
Solving the problem
rather than working
backwards from given
answers;
Not using a calculator on
easier problems.
Don’t skip steps: Answer
choices usually include
choices based on
incomplete solutions.Š
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Pacing
8 – 9 minutes per passage
Before reading, preview the
introductory “blurb” and the
question stems.
During reading, keep your
pencil moving, underlining
whatever seems important.
After reading, refer back to line
numbers mentioned in
questions. Look for text
evidence to support answers.
Correct answers choices often
contain synonyms of words and
phrases in the text.Š
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Pacing
2 minutes to read each
passage
30 seconds to answer
each question
Read the passage AND
closely examine all
tables, charts, and
graphs.
Consider experimental
design, including
controls and variables.
Distinguish between
viewpoints.

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