Info on Test Prep Classes
Spring 2023 – Class and Test Dates
CLASS TIMES EACH DAY: 1:00PM TO 3:30PM
I offer test prep classes for the ACT and SAT. The classes will include subject area tests and general testing skills.
My primary teaching source will be Kaplan, with information from additional sources as deemed necessary.
I will be holding the 4-class sessions as listed below. Students can attend any combination of the classes and are not required to attend all classes.
General Test-Taking Strategies: Triaging Questions, Pacing, Intelligent Guessing, etc.
English Skills: Grammar and Punctuation Rules, Word Choice (Verbs, Pronouns, Modifiers, Idioms)
English Skills 2: Wordiness (Rhetorical Skills), Connections (Cause-and-Effect and Contrast), Writing Strategy, and Organization
Reading Skills: Details, Inference, Generalizations/Conclusions, Author’s Function/Purpose, Vocab-In-Context, Writer’s View
Math Fundamentals: Number & Quantity, Rates, Ratios, Proportions, Percents; Algebra (Polynomials, Inequalities, Quadratics, Word Problems); Tables, Graphs, Statistics, Probabilities; Functions; Geometry
Science: Data, Tables, Graphs, Variables, Inferring Values, Research Summaries, Scientific Method
NOTE: ALTHOUGH THE CURRENT SCHEDULE IS SHOWING CLASS DAYS 1-3, I AM AVAILABLE FOR THE ‘WRITING THE ACT ESSAY’/DAY4 CLASS IF SOMEONE NEEDS IT. PLEASE USE THE CONTACT ME FORM TO INQUIRE.
Writing the ACT Essay: The Four Steps to Writing the Timed Argumentative Essay for the ACT or SAT. This session will include writing instruction and writing an essay as a class. Also included is my evaluation of a practice essay written at home and emailed to me. (*Notice that the ACT and SAT Writing Test class times are different, as the test parameters are different.)
NOTE: If these dates do not fit into your student’s schedule,
please press the button below to contact Shelly about scheduling
test-prep classes for individual students.
Each day’s class is $100, payable on the class date.
NOTE: The REQUIRED text will need to be purchased and brought to all classes attended.
There will be test practice assigned from the 2023 Kaplan Test Prep book.
Students are not required to enroll for all four classes in a session, but it is highly recommended for the greatest possibility of test success.
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