Info on Test Prep Sessions
I offer test prep sessions 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 sessions and are not required to attend all sessions.
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
Session 4: – (for students taking the optional writing test)
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.)
Each session is $125, payable on that date.