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Comprehensive Reading & Writing for SAT, PSAT and ACT (2018 Spring)

Course NameGradesStart Date
End Date
DayStart Time
End Time
Total
Sessions
Tuition
Reading & Writing for SAT, PSAT and ACT8 & Up2018-01-28
2018-04-29
Sunday2:00 PM
5:00 PM
14$1050

Description: This is a year-long class for students who need an extra and consistent efforts on reading, writing and essay fields to succeed in college entrance tests. The class is divided into 3 terms (spring, summer and fall) and each term covers the English Reading, Writing & Language and Essay in the college entrance tests, such as SAT/PSAT/ACT.

In Writing & Language section, students will be well trained in English grammars, essay and other writing fields. The following areas will be included:

- Standard English Conventions: train on sentence structure, usage, and punctuation etc.
- Command of Evidence: train on the questions of evidence-based passages
- Words in Context: learn how to choose the best words to use based on the text surrounding them to make a passage more precise or concise, or to improve syntax, style, or tone.
- Analysis in History/Social Studies and in Science: learn how to improve a passage on the topics in history, social study and science with a critical eye and make editorial decisions
- Expression of Ideas: improve a passage's organization and its impact

In Reading section, students will be well trained in English Reading section in SAT, PSAT and ACT tests. The following areas of readings will be covered deeply:

- Command of Evidence: learn how to answer an evidence-based questions in difference subject passages in the tests.
- Words in Context: learn how to use context clues in a passage to figure out which meaning of a word or phrase is being used; how to decide how an author's word choice shapes meaning, style, and tone
- Analysis in History/Social Studies and in Science: learn how to examine hypotheses, Interpret data, and consider implications on related passages.

Note: There will be 42 hours classes (14 times and each time 3 hours, 1.5 hours for reading and 1.5 hours for writing each time)

Location: Northwest Education, Room 205
Instructor(s): Michael Hoeft, Craig Macalliste, Julia Jin





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