ACT Resources from Admin

Hi all,

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

http://www.act.org/aap/pdf/Preparing-for-the-ACT.pdf

Facebook

Like ‘The ACT Test’ and ask questions about preparation and follow discussions.

www.facebook.com/theacttest?sk=wall&v=wall

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.

http://www.actstudent.org/qotd/

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.

http://www.actstudent.org/writing/writing-tips.html

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

given: http://www.actstudent.org/writing/sample/index.html

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