Becoming Jane, about Jane Austen’s young romance with a Mr. Lefroy that may have inspired her books, is another movie that we watched for improving SAT vocabulary and reading skills. It’s based on the book Becoming Jane Austen, by Jon Hunter….
Watching movie to improve your SAT reading score
There’s a reason that this Pride and Prejudice BBC mini-series is the iconic Jane Austen movie. …
Watching Pride and Prejudice to improve your SAT reading score
My main impression looking back on this movie is “brown,” like the entire movie had a brown tone. But, that’s not to say it wasn’t a good movie; it will keep your interest and the plot is easy to follow. It’s just not as colorful as our favorite, Emma.…
The Emma BBC mini-series is another movie that we watched for improving SAT vocabulary and reading skills.
Watching Emma BBC to improve your SAT reading score
Usually we have to wait years in between Star Wars movies, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens came out last year and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is coming out this December!
I love how the Star Wars movies continue to have strong female characters. We’re big Star Wars fans around this house, so we’ll definitely be going to see that.
In fact, our son has been Luke Skywalker for Halloween not one, not two, but THREE times! As you can see, even his sisters had to get in on the Star Wars costumes for Halloween as well. I’m sure that there are going to be a lot of Star Wars costumes at Halloween this fall.
Two of those times my son dressed up like Luke Skywalker from Star Wars: A New Hope, and as you can see, that’s a super easy costume….
Watching movies to improve your SAT score? This past summer I’ve been watching movies with my daughters to work on their reading comprehension for the SAT.
Emma is a great movie to watch to improve your SAT reading vocabulary score. It is by far our favorite of the Jane Austen movies. As luck would have it, or maybe because we started with this one, it was the first of many literary movies we’ve watched with SAT prep in mind. My girls loved it!
The trailer during the Olympics for Disney’s Queen of Katwe caught the attention of my teen girls!…
You’ve probably heard that the best thing you can do to improve your score on the College Board SAT is to read, read, read.
You know how as a reward your English teacher would show you the movie Romeo and Juliet – fast forwarding through all the racy bits – after you read the book?
She had it backwards!
When it comes to great stories, it doesn’t matter if you know the ending, because you’re enjoying getting there so much. That’s why great novels – and great movies – can be enjoyed again and again. The enjoyment comes not just in the ending, but in the path that gets you there….
While the old College Board SAT vocabulary type questions are gone, you’ll still find SAT vocabulary words in the reading passages. Studying for a standardized test can be such a drag, you need to incorporate some fun SAT study tips. When you’re engaged, your more likely to retain the information. Here’s a fun SAT study tip.
At the beginning of the summer I told my daughters that I wanted to watch movies with them – lots and lots of movies!
For their education.
Any literary movie they wanted to see.
To which my oldest slyly asked, “Like 50 Shades of Gray?”