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2014/2015 Grey Ghost Courses

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


SAT English Preparatory Course  
Cost: $125


Dates and Times:
                               Monday, February 2
                              Monday, February 9
                              Monday, February 23
                              Monday, March 2
                              Monday, March 9




Course description:

This SAT preparatory course is designed to help students of all levels improve their scores on the Critical Reading and Writing sections of the SAT.  Students will:
  • increase their confidence in taking the two English sections of SAT.
  • become familiar with the SAT and with test-taking strategies specific to the test.
  • learn and practice grammar concepts commonly tested on the SAT.
  • practice close reading skills using real SAT passages.
  • Review essay structure and write timed essays in response to SAT prompts.
  • expand their vocabulary.
  • work through real multiple choice sections of the SAT.
Required Texts:  The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd Edition ~ by the College Board

SAT Math Preparatory Course                               Cost $125
Course description:


Dates and Times:
                           Wednesday, January 28
                           Wednesday, Feb. 4
                           Wednesday, Feb 11
                           Wednesday, Feb 25
                           Wednesday, March 4
                           Wednesday, March 11







This SAT math prep course is designed to help students of all levels and abilities improve their SAT math score. The class will meet for six weeks leading up to the March 14th  SAT test. The sessions will run on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Westford Academy(Lecture Hall 144) beginning on January 28th. Students will not only be exposed to the mathematics curriculum covered on the SAT, but they will also learn strategies for taking standardized mathematics tests.  Students will take actual SAT practice tests where answers and methods for solving the problems will be discussed. ~The cost of the course is $125 per student. The course will be taught by Westford Academy Mathematics teacher Cory Roman. For more information or to sign up, please see Mr. Roman in room 204 or contact by email at croman@westfordk12.us .  
*Students will be required to bring the following prep book to class for the first session:  The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd Edition.  By The College Board.
ACT Preparatory Course  
Cost: $125


Dates and Times:
                             Monday, March 16
                            Monday, March 23
                            Monday, March 30
                            Monday, April 6
                            Monday, April 13





Course description:

This ACT preparatory course is designed to help students of all levels improve their scores on the English, Reading and Writing sections of the ACT. Students will:
  • improve their confidence in taking the English, Reading and Writing sections of the ACT
  • become familiar with the ACT and with test-taking strategies specific to the test
  •  learn and practice grammar concepts commonly tested on the ACT
  • practice close reading skills using the four types of passages on the ACT
  •  review essay structure and write timed essays in response to real ACT prompts
  • expand their vocabulary
  • work through real multiple choice sections of the ACT
Required Texts:  The Real Act Prep Guide, 3rd Edition


Westford Academy   •   30 Patten Road  •  Westford, MA 01886   •   Tel: (978) 692-5570

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