Worried about the SAT writing section? Use a SAT writing practice test to become more familiar with the exam and increase your chances of getting a better score.
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SAT Writing Practice Test
Take our full-length SAT writing practice test.
This practice test matches exactly what you will find on the actual exam.
More SAT Writing Questions
If you want to practice SAT writing questions in an untimed environment, use our practice sets below.
SAT Writing and Language Overview
Beginning in spring of 2024, the SAT is switching to the digital SAT. This means the writing and language test is being combined with the reading test.
The reading and writing sections are combined into the following:
- Reading & Writing Module 1: 27 questions, 32 minutes
- Reading & Writing Module 2: 27 questions, 32 minutes
The questions you will find on this section are broken into 4 different categories:
- Information and Ideas
- Craft and Structure
- Expression of Ideas
- Standard English Conventions
You can find out more information about this portion of the exam by visiting the official CollegeBoard website.
If you feel comfortable with this section after answering the SAT writing questions above, start practicing other subjects by visiting our SAT practice test hub.
SAT Writing and Language Test FAQs
How many questions are on the SAT writing and language test?
On the old SAT (written SAT) there are 44 total questions.
One the new SAT (digital SAT) there are 54 total questions.
How many passages are on the SAT writing and language section?
On the old SAT (written SAT) there are 4 total passages. Each passage includes 11 multiple-choice questions.
On the new SAT (digital SAT) there are no long passages. All passages are between 25 and 150 words.
What is the time limit for the SAT writing and language section?
On the old SAT (written SAT) you will have 35 minutes.
One the new SAT (digital SAT) you will have 64 minutes.