Do you have trouble staying focused on the ACT Reading section? To stay focused and read faster, you need to engage with the text.
The SAT and ACT Reading sections are not designed to be read at a “normal” pace – they’re designed to test your ability to read quickly and with focus. If you find yourself struggling to complete the SAT or ACT reading passages in the allotted time, we’ve put together a few strategies to help you speed up and attack the Reading passages.
The ACT Reading section is made up of four passages with about 10 questions each (40 total). There are four main types of passages that you will encounter on the ACT Reading section: literary narrative/prose fiction passages, natural science, social science, and humanities. In this post, we’ll cover strategies for the literary narrative/prose fiction passage you’ll see on the ACT.