HiSET Reading and Writing: fine tune your reading and writing skills for both of these HiSET tests.
The HiSET Reading test includes a variety of non-fiction, informational texts. Test questions will focus on reading comprehension, interpretation, and analysis. In class, we target building skills for identifying main ideas, support details, organizational styles, and vocabulary. Class discussions will help you develop skills in interpreting different writing styles.
The HiSET Writing test requires you to write an essay and answer multiple choice questions centered on editing and revising sentences. The multiple-choice section includes spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence organization.
Whether you think of yourself of a beginner writer or an accomplished writer, we can help you fine tune your writing for HiSET success. We focus on the writing process: developing your thoughts, creating a draft, editing, and revising. As you edit your writing, you will also review rules of writing for the multiple-choice section of the test.
We will also talk about test taking strategies and overcoming test anxiety.
More details on the HiSET Reading test: 65 minutes - this is the shortest HiSET test. There are 50 multiple-choice questions.
More details on the HiSET Writing test: 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete 60 multiple choice questions and write an argumentative essay. The essay requires you to respond to a question (giving your opinion) comparing two articles.