Diagnostic test done outside of the class.
Sessions 1 – 4 . Reading Comprehension. PSAT test format, content and test language common in the actual test. Learning plan tailored to the results of the test. Homework at the end of each session. Students will learn various reading comprehension strategies in each genre:
- classic or contemporary work of U.S. or world literature
- passage or a pair of passages from either a U.S. founding document or a text in the Great Global Conversation they inspired
- selections about economics, psychology, sociology, or some other social science.
- science passages (or one passage and one passage pair) that examine foundational concepts and developments in Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
Session 5-7 Writing & Language Test. Explicit instruction, strategic review followed by timed practice tests. Homework at the end of each session.
Full Length Test taken at home
Session 8 – Post test review and strategies. Devise and create another learning plan.