Info on Test Prep Classes

General Description:

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.


Class Plans:

Class 1:
General Test-Taking Strategies: Triaging Questions, Pacing, Intelligent Guessing, etc.
English Skills: Grammar and Punctuation Rules, Word Choice (Verbs, Pronouns, Modifiers, Idioms)

Class 2:
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

Class 3:

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.

Class 4:
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.


Class Feedback:

“My student’s English score went from a 16 to a 22, and her overall scores went up.”
“Will learned a lot with your one-on-one ACT English and reading prep sessions. He said that your work with him was so helpful in preparing him for this exam. We highly recommend you for ACT prep!” – 
“Cliff and Zach both said your sessions were incredibly helpful and they loved your teaching style!  English came up 2 points, reading came up 3 points, science came up 1 point.”

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Class and Test Dates

CLASS TIMES EACH DAY:

1:00PM TO 3:30PM

Pricing

Each day’s class is $100, payable on the class date.

ISBN-13: 978-1506282107
ISBN-10: 1506282105

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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