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The 2017-18 ACT Plus Writing will be administered to all Juniors on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

ACT Plus Writing
This year, 11th graders will be taking the ACT Plus Writing, which will include four subject area tests and a written portion.

The test will take students approximately four and a half hours, which will include a short break.

  • English: students will be given 45 minutes to answer 75 questions on usage/mechanics and rhetoric skills
  • Math: students will be given 60 minutes to answer 60 questions on pre-algebra/elementary algebra, intermediate algebra/coordinate geometry, and plane geometry/trigonometry
  • Reading: students will be given 35 minutes to answer 40 questions after reading four reading selections-social studies, natural sciences, literary narrative/prose fiction, and humanities
  • Science: students will be given 35 minutes to answer 40 questions on interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Writing Test: students will be given 30 minutes to read a short prompt and respond by taking a position on the issue

Accommodations are available for students who qualify through Special Education (IEP), 504 Plan, and/or English Language Learner status. For more information about your ACT Accommodations, please take a look at the following Accommodations resources or speak directly with your School Counselor. 

Addtional information about the test can be found on ACT's website, http://www.actstudent.org

For a list of free ACT Test Prep options, please click here