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2015 Grey Ghost Courses

Make check Payable to: "Westford Public Schools".  Cost is $125.  Note: Courses will run based upon sufficient enrollment and refunds will be given if a course is cancelled due to low enrollment.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


English SAT

Instructors: Emily Coates and Lynn Bonakdar

Dates/Times:    The course will meet for five weeks leading up to the March 5th SAT. The sessions will run from 6:00-8:00pm and be held in the Westford Academy Lecture Hall.

  • Wednesday, January 27
  • Monday, February 1
  • Monday, February 8
  • Monday, February 22
  • Monday, February 29
  • Tuesday, March 1: Snow makeup day

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 NEW SAT. Students will:

  • improve their confidence in taking the two English sections of the new SAT
  • become familiar with the new SAT format and with test-taking strategies specific to this test
  • learn and practice grammar concepts commonly tested on the new SAT
  • practice close reading skills using new SAT passages provided by the College Board
  • review essay structure and write timed essays in response to new SAT prompts
  • expand their vocabulary
  • work through real multiple choice sections of the new SAT
  • Students should come to class ready to work through sample problems, ready to take notes and with a copy of The Official SAT Study Guide, 2016 Edition. By The College Board. SBN-13:~978-1457304309      ISBN-10:~1457304309
Location:   Lecture Hall, Room 144, Westford Academy. 6-8:00 pm




NEW SAT English Boot Camp

Instructors: Emily Coates and Lynn Bonakdar

Date/Times: Saturday, February 27, 2016
                  8am-1pm


This boot-camp style SAT preparatory course is designed to expose students of all levels to the Critical Reading and Writing sections of the NEW SAT. Students will:
  • improve their confidence in taking the two English sections of the new SAT
  • become familiar with the new SAT format and with test-taking strategies specific to this test
  • review and practice grammar concepts commonly tested on the new SAT
  • practice close reading skills using new SAT passages provided by the College Board
  • review essay structure and write timed essays in response to new SAT prompts
  • work through real multiple choice sections of the new SAT
Students should come to class ready to work through sample problems, ready to take notes and with a copy of The Official SAT Study Guide, 2016 Edition. By The College Board.

Location:   Lecture Hall, Room 144, Westford Academy. 6-8:00 pm

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

Westford Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.