HHS Administrators have sent out some links to ACT resources that some of you may wish to make use of:
Preparing for the ACT
Full-Length Practice Tests, including:
- A writing test
- Information about the writing test
- Strategies to prepare for the test
- What to expect on test day
Like ‘The ACT Test’ and ask questions about preparation and follow discussions.
ACT Student App for iPhone and iPod touch:
Using the “Practice” feature, students can attempt answers to practice items and gain feedback from
their attempts. http://www.act.org/mobileapps/actstudent/
ACT Question of the Day:
One question a day from the English, Math, Reading, or Science components of past ACT tests.
Writing Test FAQs:
Commonly asked questions about the ACT writing test. http://www.actstudent.org/writing/faq.html
Tips for the ACT Writing Test:
Learn how to pace yourself, as well as prewrite, write, and review your essay.
Essay Scoring Guidelines:
Here you will find the descriptions of scoring criteria that trained readers will follow to determine the
score (1–6) for your essay. http://www.actstudent.org/writing/scores/guidelines.html
Sample Essays with Scores
Here you will find a sample essay for each scoring level, along with an explanation of the score