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SAT Prep Overview
English Review Topics
 
Grammar: Basic Grammar and Usage review: Parts of Speech, Sentence Structure, Parallel Structure, Agreement, Modifiers.
 
Writing for the SAT: Writing Persuasive Compositions - Pre-writing; Building an Argument; Selecting & gathering evidence; evaluating evidence; outlining the argument, evaluating the argument, writing the arguement, recognizing illogical persuasion. Strategies: How the SAT Essay is evaluated; Creating a Knowledge Bank; DeadlineWriting Skills.
 
Reviewing Practice Questions and Strategies: Sentence Correction; Improving Sentences; Improving Paragraphs; Reading Comprehension; Vocabulary; Writing for the SAT.
 
Texts Utilized:  Warriner's English Grammar and Composition (First and Fourth Course); The College Board✧s SAT; Barron's Writing Workbook for the New SAT;  Princeton Review's SAT; 
 
 
 
 
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Mathematics Review Topics

 Algebra and Trigonometry-
Set language; Definitions of Natural, Integers, Rational, Irrational and Real Numbers; Equality Properties; Real Numbers Properties; Exponents Properties; Exponents and Radicals; Ratio, Proportions and Percent; Equations and Inequalities; Polynomials and Special Products; Coordinate Plane; Graphical Representation of Data; Coordinate Geometry – slope, distance and midpoint formulas; Two-Variable Linear Systems– Algebraic and Graphing Solutions; Definition of Functions: algebraic functions (linear, quadratic, exponential, logathimic) and trigonometric functions (sine, cosine and tangent); Functions:  Translations and Combinations; Linear and Quadratic Inequalities (Graphs); Sequences and Summation Notation; Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences; Permutations and Combinations; Intro to Probability; Intro to Statistics.

Text Book:  Larson, R. E., Hostetler, R. P. 1997 "Algebra and Trigonometry"   New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Geometry:
Foundations of Geometry; Basic Areas and Volumes; Right Triangles and Equilateral Triangles; Quadrilaterals; Polygons; Spatial Geometry – Regular Polyhedrons; Circles, Arcs, and Chords.

Text Book: Lial, M. L., Steffensen A. R., Johnson L. M. 2003 "Essentials of Geometry for College Students"   New York, NY:  HarperCollins Publishers.




The purpose of the SAT prep courses is to review the concepts learned in formal mathematics and English classes and to practice the types of problems that will be tested on the exams.   Individualized classes include topics such as English grammar, comprehension, composition, and mathematics, and are tailored to the student's needs.

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