230  |   Mastery Skills

This course will emphasize ACT and SAT test-taking strategies, specifically math skills, language skills, reading skills, and science-reasoning skills. Students will study and practice listening and note-taking techniques, test-taking strategies, questioning and thinking skills, information retrieval, pre-ACT and PSAT test practice, memory technique, reading in the content areas, vocabulary development, with the central goal to increase both subtest scores and composite scores. All four ACT subtests will be reviewed: English, Math, Reading, and Science Reasoning. 

This course is one semester long and available to Grades 10 and 11 only.