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Episode #171, Plan an Effective SAT Essay Using SOAPST(one) Strategy Podcast

SAT Instructor Terri Karol of Prepped & Polished, talks about how to write a great SAT Essay using the SOAPST(one) strategy.

SOAPSTone (Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, Tone) is an acronym for a series of questions that students must first ask themselves, and then answer, as they begin to plan their SAT essays.

Using a concrete plan such as the SOAPStone strategy will help a student to establish the central theme and supporting details of a passage or argument. This is essential to get a good Reading Score on the SAT Essay. Knowing what to look for as you read can help streamline the reading process, organize and develop ideas, and give you a good start on analysis.

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September 28th, 2017
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