# ACT Prep

ACT Prep

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Friday, August 29, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We went to the computer lab for USATest prep session.  You can practice at home anytime with the same login.

HOMEWORK:

Timed Practice test on WEDNESDAY.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We reviewed basic algebra concepts and geometry vocabulary using KAHOOT.it. There is no make-up assignment for this activity.

*We began partner practice using Math Practice Test #3.

HOMEWORK:

Note: Computer Lab tomorrow

Timed Practice test on WEDNESDAY.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*Make up the Math Terms Test by 9/3/14.

HOMEWORK:

*N/A

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*Make up the Math Terms Quiz by 9/2/14. (Get the handout from the make-up book)

*We finished solving the problems for the Math Groups activity. Presentation of problems begins tomorrow.

HOMEWORK:

*Test over Math Terms tomorrow.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*Get the Kaplan math strategies handout from the make-up book. This is yours to keep, and I think you will find it very helpful.

*Students are in Math Groups of 1-4. If you were absent, find a group that has fewer members than four members. Each group has a set of problems from Practice #2 to complete and present to the class.

HOMEWORK: N/A

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Friday, August 22, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We played Math jeopardy in class today. (Junior & Senior meetings during class)

HOMEWORK: N/A

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We took the “BEFORE” math test today.

HOMEWORK: N/A

NOTE:Math jeopardy tomorrow.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*See me for returned papers and an itemized progress report for this class.

HOMEWORK: N/A

NOTE: We will take a timed “BEFORE” math test tomorrow.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We did final practice test for English in class today. There is no make-up assignment for this task, but you may want to complete English practice test #3 for your own benefit.

HOMEWORK: N/A

NOTE: We will begin working with the math section tomorrow.

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Monday, August 118, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We finished group discussion on sections of Practice Test #2.

*Make up quiz over English section by 8/25/14.

HOMEWORK: N/A

NOTE: Tomorrow will be our last day working with English section

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Friday, August 15, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We worked in groups in class today. There is no make-up assignment for this activity.

*Create an account on USATest prep.  See me for login information.

HOMEWORK: N/A

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*Get EXCEPT/LEAST/NOT handout from the make-up book. Please read thoroughly; I believe you will find it very helpful.

HOMEWORK: N/A

NOTE: Computer lab tomorrow.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*Enter your answers (even if they were wrong) from Monday’s practice test onto this online form:

*Get “The Most Common ACT Grammar Errors” sheet:

Use this sheet with one of the grammar workbooks on the back shelf to review the skills. Put the page number you used beside each skill when you have worked with that particular skill. When you have reviewed every skill, turn in your Errors sheet to me for your grade.

HOMEWORK:

N/A

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We completed the 1st practice test for English in class today. See me about making up this assignment.

HOMEWORK:

N/A

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Monday, August 11, 2014

*Get today’s vocabulary from a reliable student

*We added to our English section notes from Friday. See a reliable classmate for these additions.

*Get pages 312 & 313 from a grammar workbook (back shelf). Complete these pages on modifiers and turn in tomorrow.

HOMEWORK:

*Complete the above pages if you did not finish in class.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

*We went to the computer lab. No make-up is necessary for this assignment.

*Get today's vocabulary terms from a reliable classmate.

*We began discussing the types/categories of questions used on the English section of the ACT. Get notes from a reliable classmate.

HOMEWORK:

*No outside class assignment.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

*I assigned ACT books for use in classroom. If you were absent, see me for your textbook number. YOU MAY NOT TAKE THIS BOOK OUT OF THE CLASSROOM. Read pages 21-41.Complete the sample passage beginning on page 42. When you complete the passage, check your answers on page 49. Mark the answers you missed.

*Get today's vocabulary terms from a reliable classmate.

HOMEWORK:

*No outside class assignment.

NOTES:

*Computer lab Friday.

*We will work in groups tomorrow to analyze the questions from the sample passage.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

*We created mnemonics to help with name memorization.

HOMEWORK:

*No outside class assignment.

NOTES:

*Computer lab Friday.

*We are going to begin ACT vocabulary tomorrow, so you might want to bring index cards. Cards are not a requirement, but many students find flash cards a good way to study vocabulary.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

*We reviewed classroom rules and procedures:

HOMEWORK:

*No homework assigned

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