recommended for grades 8-10
teachers–Karen Boniface and Michael Strubler
Will you soon take the ACT English or SAT Writing and Language test? In college admission decisions, standardized test scores tend to be the most important factor after curriculum and GPA. Grades come first, but ACT or SAT scores are important–very important. According to the American Test Anxieties Association, however, roughly 38% of students identify as “bad test takers.” Maybe you’re one of them, or maybe you just need to learn about the tests and improve your skills.
This class demystifies ACT’s English and SAT’s Writing and Language tests. Studying both concepts and test strategies, you will practice with authentic test questions to develop competence and confidence. You will be then be poised to decide which test is better for you to take.
Concepts covered include mechanics and usage as well as the rhetoric of writing:
- Nouns & Pronouns
- Sentence Structure & Parallelism
- Order & Transitions
- Diction & Clarity
September 29 – November 17, 2018 (8 sessions)
8:30 – 10:30 am
the DEN in Auburn Hills
$430 tuition and fees, payable in 2 payments
• $200 deposit* due by Sept. 22 plus 2nd payment of
• $230 due on the first day of class
Class is subject to a minimum enrollment.
* The deposit is nonrefundable, unless minimum enrollment is not met.