SAT: The Summer SAT Prep course covers all the sections of the SAT (Verbal, Mathematics and Writing). Students will get exposed to a variety of techniques to increase their chances of a high score. Review of science, social studies, literature and other critical reading passages will mirror evidence based readings that are used on the SAT. Extensive mathematics review of all SAT Math topics is covered. These sections will include strategies to quickly answer graphical and table formatted questions, vocabulary in context questions and efficiently finding the answers to questions on the math section of the test where calculators are allowed.
Writing: The Summer Writing class introduces the students to the groundbreaking genre of several types of writing. Students will write creative fiction and nonfiction essays, position papers, analysis essays and finally persuasive essays. The focus of the class will be to: teach all the grammar rules, write essays with a variety of sentence structures that stresses on making the essays fluid, clear and concise. Students will also learn to analyze all the literary elements as well as develop the elements of their own craft–voice, scene, description, structure–in order to achieve the best quality of writing possible. (Goes well with SAT/ACT class)
Geometry: This summer course is designed to emphasize the study of the properties and applications of common geometric figures in two and three dimensions. It includes the study of transformations and right triangle trigonometry. Inductive and deductive thinking skills are used in problem solving situations, and applications to the real world are stressed. This class also emphasizes the writing of proofs to solve (prove) properties of geometric figures. (suitable for 9th or 10th grade students that have taken Algebra I )