What should you expect from the Passage-Based Reading section of the SAT’s?
The passages typically range in length from about 100 to 850 words. Some selections use just one source and other selections use two sources on a similar topic. For each pair of sources, they will usually complement, oppose or support the other passages point of vies. The passages will cover a wide range of topics. They will vary in style and tone. The passages will use expository, literary, narrative and/or persuasive elements. A set of questions will follow each reading selection.
*All information from the SAT Test Tips: Passage-Based Reading Section of my blog comes from CollegeBoard’s The Official SAT Study Guide or my own personal experience.