ACT Resources

ACT Resources

ACT AT-A-Glance:
This document contains a quick summary of the format of the test itself.
 
Use your EXPLORE and PLAN results to begin preparing for the ACT:
This document shows side-by-side comparison of the format of EXPLORE, PLAN, and ACT.  Since 8th graders and sophomores have recent EXPLORE and PLAN scores/data, these tables help them see the similarities to begin preparing for the ACT.
 
ACT College Readiness Benchmarks:
Here are the benchmarks and which sections students have met/not met the indicator for college success. 
 
Using your ACT Results:
This document contains a good breakdown for students and parents on how to use results
 
ACT Test Booklet and Answers Order form:
Students can order their test booklet and answers from the national December, April, or June test in order to identify and to reflect on areas that need further review. If students did not request it when they registered to take it, they can request it afterwards with this form.
 
URL:   http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/your-scores/request-a-copy.html 
 
(Scroll down to “Test Information Release Form”)
 
Naviance TestPrep
Every student has access to Naviance TestPrep online test preparation resources for the ACT, PSAT and SAT via their technology fee. Naviance TestPrep features a full length diagnostic test which will tailor a study plan based on areas of strength and weakness as well as six additional full length practice tests.

URL: http://connection.naviance.com/houstonhs

Login: Student’s GMSD email ([email protected])
Password: see guidance counselor if you do not know.

 
ACT Tips from Houston High Students
ACT Student Tips

Average ACT Scores for Admission to Area Colleges:
 
Internet Resources for ACT Preparation: 

http://www.actstudent.org/sampletest/
On line practice, FREE. This is through THE ACT organization.

http://www.testguide.com/free-act-practice-tests.html
2 math tests, 6 reading, 4 English, 1 science
On line practice

www.tntel.info
Click Test Prep
Choose Practice exams

vocabking.com
SAT, GRE or ACT prep game

Zero Hour Threat game  (google it)
ACT and SAT prep

Learning Express Library Tests
ACT section by section, quizzes

Create an account and track your improvement

Peterson’s ACT Practice Test
Registration required
Full-length test with timer and pause feature.
Test is automatically scored.

Kaplan Free ACT Resources
www.kaplank12.com

1 full test and custom quizzes with 370 questions

registration required – may have delayed log in

Princeton Review Free Practice ACT
http://www.princetonreview.com/college/free-act-practice-test

1 full test, 1 math quiz
. Quick registration! It’s FREE

http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/books/act/
Good online practice test questions and a review of the test itself.

http://www.chompchomp.com

Aka Grammarbytes.com
Pick a skill and take online quizzes. All answers explained.
Fun graphics.

http://www.studyguidezone.com/acttest.htm
Online, 1 practice test per field.

Excellent free study guide.

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