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English Language Arts

This section includes reading comprehension multiple choice questions and an essay.

Grade 9 PAT Contents

English Language Arts – Reading Comprehension and Essay

Mathematics – Basic Math, Shapes and Relations, Probability and Statistics

Science – Diversity, States of Matter and Chemical Change, Chemistry • Electrical Principles and Technologies, Space

Social Studies – Canadian political and judicial system, Canadian Charter of Rights, Immigration, Economics, Consumerism, Quality of Life, and Political Decision Making

General Knowledge and Employability – Essay question and reading comprehension

Knowledge and Employability

This section includes basic math, word problems, spatial reasoning and basic geometry.

Alberta Provincial Achievement Test Strategy! — PDF Download Version

Exam Study GuideMultiple Choice Strategies for Reading Comprehension, Basic Math and Word Problems.
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Getting Started
Test Strategy 7
Types of Multiple-Choice Questions 10

Multiple-Choice Quick Tips

Answering Multiple-Choice Step-by-Step

Multiple-Choice Strategy Practice
Answer Key 39

Reading Comprehension Practice
Answer Key 66

Word Problem Multiple-Choice Strategy
Types of Word problems 77
Practice Questions 87
Answer Key 90

How to Write an Essay
Common Essay Mistakes -1 103
Common Essay Mistakes - 2 105
Writing Concisely 107
Avoiding Redundancy 109

How to Prepare for a Test

How to Take a Test
Reading the Instructions 122
How to Take a Test - The Basics 123
In the Test Room 127
Avoid Anxiety Before a Test 132
Common Test-Taking Mistakes 134

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Date Published: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
Date Modified: Saturday, March 4th, 2023


  1. tazzy phe
    June 13, 2017

    pretty helpful – I’m in gr 6

    • Chaitanya
      May 7, 2019

      I’m in Grade 6 too but I’m trying to find out the dates of all of the P.AT.’s in 2019 but these damn websites wouldn’t show me and my teacher is on vacation. ughhhhhh
      Does anyone know the dates of the P.A.Ts for grade 6 in 2019?

  2. Cynthia Rain
    November 14, 2017

    Do you have TABE testing for Alberta online?

  3. YEet famster
    June 10, 2018

    I think it was a good test to help get ready for the P.A.T.!
    helped a lot.

  4. Mohammad
    May 22, 2019

    How can I get Grade 6 Provincial achievement practice test 2019

  5. Barbara Perry
    January 28, 2020

    Do you have PAT practice tests for Grade 6 for the 2019/2020 school year?

    • Brian Stocker
      January 28, 2020

      Hi – no I am sorry we don’t

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