Summer: SAT/PSAT Verbal Test Preparation
Department: College Preparation
Open to: 10th-12th grades
Length: 5 weeks
This course is designed for any tenth through twelfth grader who wants to prepare and practice for the verbal portion of the SAT Exam. This course focuses ONLY on the verbal portion of the SAT Exam, not the essay portion of the SAT Exam. There will be a major emphasis on efficient test-taking techniques: how to approach the examination, what to expect, and how to make the most of what the student has learned. For the reading section there will be an emphasis on vocabulary in context; command of evidence; constructing logical arguments; and scientific reasoning. For the writing and language section there will be an emphasis on logic and expression of ideas, higher-level writing skills, and punctuation rules. Sample exams of the SAT Exam will be taken.