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SAT Vocabulary Word List - The 100 Most Important Words You Must Know

To increase the score of your test, it is recommended to learn essential vocabulary words and their definitions several months in advance by using word lists. Certain words are likely to appear repeatedly on the SAT. If you expand your vocabulary with the most important SAT words, you will understand the questions better and be able to answer more eloquently. In addition, your newly acquired vocabulary will help you in your future college and work life.


Quiz Hub

Fun online interactive iPad-compatible Educational Quiz Games focusing on vocabulary (including SAT), math, geography, history, and science facts for kids and teens.

Discovery Education

Click the Students link in the blue row across the top. Choices include Homework help in all core subject areas; Webmath with links for Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus; or Special Features like academic sweepstakes and contests.

100 Most Common SAT Words

Click on the squares to match the word with its definition. Do it till you get them all right!

ACT Practice Questions

Review these practice questions to help familiarize yourself with the ACT® test. For each question, click on your answer to see if you are correct. Five sets of questions are available for English and Mathematics; four sets are available for Reading; and seven are available for Science. To prepare for the Writing Test portion of the ACT Plus Writing, see a sample writing prompt and responses.

Free ACT Study Guide and Practice Questions

by Kelley O'Connor

Oct 13, 2012 - ACT practice test questions to help test takers review and prepare. Online quizzes, study guide, and college prep help.

Majortests helps you prepare for the SAT by giving you free practice tests. You don't need to register or create usernames and passwords. The questions are developed by test prep professionals. They have hundreds of SAT practice questions arranged into mini practice tests, each practice test has a score card at the end. They also give you explanations to the questions you get wrong so that you can learn from your mistakes.

Power Score Test Preparation

Though this is a commercial site (trying to sell you something) this link is to their Free SAT Help and Self Study area. They offer many pages where you will find articles, free materials, advice and other information designed to increase your understanding of the SAT and the college admissions process. (Try the free Flash Cards!)

VIA access for ebooks

We have a great collection of 447 ebooks for NMHS students! Please check in the media center for the login and password.

Journey Back in Time Database

This great resource provides students with rare book excerpts, videos, maps, newspaper articles, and PDF images of documents covering 400 years of world history. Teachers can assign lessons and quizzes here, too! You can access the login page by clicking the link above OR login to VIA and click the database button.

Destiny Online Catalog

Destiny Online Catalog

Click here to look at the books NMHS has avaiable for check out in the media center.

GALILEO Fact Sheet - How to use GALILEO

Galileo Help Sheet

This link helps you use Galileo, Georgia's Online Learning Library.

Galileo web site

Galileo - GA's virtual library

Use this link if you need to do research.

Play (digital Library) Card

The school system has partnered with the West Georgia Regional Library System and this partnership allows students to use their DCSS student ID number to access their PLAY Card account. The PLAY (PINES Library Access for Youth) Card is a digital library card that offers students at all of our schools free access to public library materials and online resources to support their educational success. PINES (Public Information Network for Electronic Services) is the statewide network of public library systems serving 300 public libraries across the state of Georgia.



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