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Spongeyfan

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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 9:05 am
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:26 am, manson_rules wrote:
Sats in the UK are National Tests which are taken at the end of Key Stage 1(Years 1 to 2 (5-7 years old)), Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6 (7-11 years old)) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old)). They are tests which test what the pupil has learned over the Key Stage and give the school information so that they can predict what you will get in later Sats and also what you will get in your GCSE's. The ones at Key Stage 3 also helps the school to put you into classes for you GCSE topics and helps them to decide what level GCSE you will take (Foundation, Intermediate or Higher).
And i'll look on internet to try to find a definition for American ones.

Yeah were having them at my school as well.
Ryan
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 9:23 am
Never took them. Meh, they're evil anyway.
Shade

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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 10:04 am
I recently took the SAT , I hope I did well, our future's depend on one test, it's terrible.
Ryan
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 10:06 am
On Friday, May 12th 2006 10:04 am, Shade wrote:
I recently took the SAT , I hope I did well, our future's depend on one test, it's terrible.

No, not it's not. I'm in college and I never took them. Relax.
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 11:53 am
On Friday, May 12th 2006 10:06 am, Ryan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 10:04 am, Shade wrote:
I recently took the SAT , I hope I did well, our future's depend on one test, it's terrible.

No, not it's not. I'm in college and I never took them. Relax.


lol, how'd you get away with not taking your SAT's?
Ryan
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 11:59 am
On Friday, May 12th 2006 11:53 am, dorkusmcforkus wrote:
lol, how'd you get away with not taking your SAT's?

Like this:

*runs away*

But seriously, my school never needed me to take them.
manson_rules

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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 12:30 pm
On Friday, May 12th 2006 9:05 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:26 am, manson_rules wrote:
Sats in the UK are National Tests which are taken at the end of Key Stage 1(Years 1 to 2 (5-7 years old)), Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6 (7-11 years old)) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old)). They are tests which test what the pupil has learned over the Key Stage and give the school information so that they can predict what you will get in later Sats and also what you will get in your GCSE's. The ones at Key Stage 3 also helps the school to put you into classes for you GCSE topics and helps them to decide what level GCSE you will take (Foundation, Intermediate or Higher).
And I'll look on internet to try to find a definition for American ones.

Yeah were having them at my school as well.


Good luck, especially on your Shakespeare section, I hated mine
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 1:49 pm
On Friday, May 12th 2006 11:59 am, Ryan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 11:53 am, dorkusmcforkus wrote:
lol, how'd you get away with not taking your SAT's?

Like this:

*runs away*

But seriously, my school never needed me to take them.


The only colleges I can really go to without the SAT or ACT is my local Community College, and I want to get into a good university. So my life, as in my life's goals, depend on getting a good grade on the SAT so I can get into a good college. Most colleges require either the SAT or ACT, you were lucky you could dodge it.
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 4:36 pm
On Friday, May 12th 2006 12:30 pm, manson_rules wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 9:05 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:26 am, manson_rules wrote:
Sats in the UK are National Tests which are taken at the end of Key Stage 1(Years 1 to 2 (5-7 years old)), Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6 (7-11 years old)) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old)). They are tests which test what the pupil has learned over the Key Stage and give the school information so that they can predict what you will get in later Sats and also what you will get in your GCSE's. The ones at Key Stage 3 also helps the school to put you into classes for you GCSE topics and helps them to decide what level GCSE you will take (Foundation, Intermediate or Higher).
And I'll look on internet to try to find a definition for American ones.

Yeah were having them at my school as well.


Good luck, especially on your Shakespeare section, I hated mine


Ah, Shakespeare's okay.
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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 5:12 pm
On Friday, May 12th 2006 8:34 am, hercfan1 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 7:33 am, GusF wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 6:43 am, hercfan1 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 6:31 am, GusF wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 6:27 am, hercfan1 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:30 am, Fallout_Girl wrote:
In America, the Pre-SATs are taken in either 10th or 11th grade... They're like practice for the real SATs. Then, the real SATs are in 12th grade, and when you apply for a college, they look at your score. Throughout the earlier years, there are various standardized tests to see what level a student is on, or how the school is doing.

actually the real SAT is in 11th grade. I just took it.


How'd you do?

i just took it last week. i wont have my results for at least a month. i think it did well though. I got 95th percentile on my ACTs


ACTs?

The ACT is another test similar to the SAT


Not really. The ACT is out of 36 while the SAT is out of 1600. There is a penalty for incorrect answers on the SAT, on the ACT it's just total correct.

They are thinking of phasing out the SATs, in fact.
hercfan1

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Message Posted On Friday, May 12th 2006 at 5:20 pm
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:12 pm, KingJohn23 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 8:34 am, hercfan1 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 7:33 am, GusF wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 6:43 am, hercfan1 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 6:31 am, GusF wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 6:27 am, hercfan1 wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:30 am, Fallout_Girl wrote:
In America, the Pre-SATs are taken in either 10th or 11th grade... They're like practice for the real SATs. Then, the real SATs are in 12th grade, and when you apply for a college, they look at your score. Throughout the earlier years, there are various standardized tests to see what level a student is on, or how the school is doing.

actually the real SAT is in 11th grade. I just took it.


How'd you do?

i just took it last week. i wont have my results for at least a month. i think it did well though. I got 95th percentile on my ACTs


ACTs?

The ACT is another test similar to the SAT


Not really. The ACT is out of 36 while the SAT is out of 1600. There is a penalty for incorrect answers on the SAT, on the ACT it's just total correct.

They are thinking of phasing out the SATs, in fact.

Yes they are different, but they are both college entrence exams, which is all i was referring to. They are also similar when you take them, except that the SAT is just english and math.
SailorYue

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Message Posted On Saturday, May 13th 2006 at 2:54 am
they changed the SATs from when i took them. when i took them there were basicaly 3 parst:

English (mostly things like analogies and reading comprehension) multiple choice math and verbal math (one where you have to write the answers)

i got a pretty decent score:
500 in math
400 in english

now adays i think there are 5 parts. they added science and something else

EDIT:
ACK....>,< please dont nest quote that much! eliminate atleast half of them when theres that many.!@!!
Spongeyfan

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Message Posted On Saturday, May 13th 2006 at 6:11 am
On Friday, May 12th 2006 12:30 pm, manson_rules wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 9:05 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:26 am, manson_rules wrote:
Sats in the UK are National Tests which are taken at the end of Key Stage 1(Years 1 to 2 (5-7 years old)), Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6 (7-11 years old)) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old)). They are tests which test what the pupil has learned over the Key Stage and give the school information so that they can predict what you will get in later Sats and also what you will get in your GCSE's. The ones at Key Stage 3 also helps the school to put you into classes for you GCSE topics and helps them to decide what level GCSE you will take (Foundation, Intermediate or Higher).
And I'll look on internet to try to find a definition for American ones.

Yeah were having them at my school as well.


Good luck, especially on your Shakespeare section, I hated mine

Um i don't do SATS but some people in my school do.
manson_rules

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Message Posted On Saturday, May 13th 2006 at 8:14 am
On Saturday, May 13th 2006 6:11 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 12:30 pm, manson_rules wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 9:05 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:26 am, manson_rules wrote:
Sats in the UK are National Tests which are taken at the end of Key Stage 1(Years 1 to 2 (5-7 years old)), Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6 (7-11 years old)) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old)). They are tests which test what the pupil has learned over the Key Stage and give the school information so that they can predict what you will get in later Sats and also what you will get in your GCSE's. The ones at Key Stage 3 also helps the school to put you into classes for you GCSE topics and helps them to decide what level GCSE you will take (Foundation, Intermediate or Higher).
And I'll look on internet to try to find a definition for American ones.

Yeah were having them at my school as well.


Good luck, especially on your Shakespeare section, I hated mine

Um i don't do SATS but some people in my school do.


O right, i thought yo meant that you were doing yours, when are you doing them or have you already had them.
Spongeyfan

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Message Posted On Saturday, May 13th 2006 at 9:09 am
On Saturday, May 13th 2006 8:14 am, manson_rules wrote:
On Saturday, May 13th 2006 6:11 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 12:30 pm, manson_rules wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 9:05 am, Spongeyfan wrote:
On Friday, May 12th 2006 5:26 am, manson_rules wrote:
Sats in the UK are National Tests which are taken at the end of Key Stage 1(Years 1 to 2 (5-7 years old)), Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6 (7-11 years old)) and Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9 (11-14 years old)). They are tests which test what the pupil has learned over the Key Stage and give the school information so that they can predict what you will get in later Sats and also what you will get in your GCSE's. The ones at Key Stage 3 also helps the school to put you into classes for you GCSE topics and helps them to decide what level GCSE you will take (Foundation, Intermediate or Higher).
And I'll look on internet to try to find a definition for American ones.

Yeah were having them at my school as well.


Good luck, especially on your Shakespeare section, I hated mine

Um i don't do SATS but some people in my school do.


O right, i thought yo meant that you were doing yours, when are you doing them or have you already had them.

I have'nt had them and i probably never will.
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