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ACT Math Prep
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Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

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8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

(with lunch break
—student brings own lunch)

Location: Room F
Fee: $100
Course #1
9001
Registration Info

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The ACT Math Prep Workshop is designed to prepare students for success on the ACT college entrance examination. The book Cracking the ACT, 2014 Edition, will be issued and used for some of the practice. Various exercises will be assigned but the student should also practice at home.

The college-readiness ACT assessment consists of four multiple-choice sections—Math, English, Reading and Science— and an optional Writing test. The workshop will provide students specific techniques, practice and strategies for the ACT Math section. An ACT workbook will be provided and used.

 

 

 

SAT® & ACT® Prep Workshops
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SAT Prep Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
&
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014*
*Must attend both days
Oct. 25, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
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(with lunch break—student brings own lunch)
Nov. 1, 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
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Location
: Adult Ed Auditorium
Fee: $150
Course #1800
1
Registration Info
SAT Intensive Writing Prep
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Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

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from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Location: Room G
Fee: $75
Course #1810
1
Registration Info

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Designed to prepare students specifically for the SAT Writing section, including a student-produced essay.Added benefit: Skills learned are applicable to essay writing for college.
Teacher-provided materials; book not issued.
 
 

The two-day SAT Prep Workshop is designed to prepare students for success on the SAT Reasoning Test, a college-prep examination. The SAT consists of three sections: Critical Reading, Math and Writing.

The SAT Prep Workshop, conducted by top District teachers, will consist of specific strategies for the math, critical reading, and writing sections. A pretest, to diagnose strengths and areas for improvement, will be included. The book Cracking the SAT, 2015 Edition, will be issued and used for some of the practice. Various exercises will be assigned but the student should also practice at home.

SAT Prep Workshop contents

Critical Reading: Methods
& strategies for answering questions on:
• Sentence Completions
• Reading Comprehension
• Vocabulary

Writing:
• Components of effective essays, including rubric
• Grammar review

Math: Review of and strategies for tackling SAT-topics in:
• Basic skills
• Algebra
• Geometry

In-workshop pretest, timed question/problem sets, and independent practice.


Instructors for SAT Prep Workshop:
Keith Brock, NPHS Math Teacher; Christy Hodson-Burt, NPHS English Teacher; Jim O'Brien, retired TOHS/NPHS English Teacher; Michael Weingarden, NPHS Math Teacher.

(Instructors subject to change without notification.)

Instructor for ACT Math Prep: Michael Weingarden, NPHS Math Teacher

Instructor for SAT Intensive Writing Prep: Christy Hodson-Burt, NPHS English Teacher

You may register for the SAT Prep Workshop in one of 4 ways:

Registering online—the preferred method (click here to register online; you'll be taken to another page; please follow the onscreen instructions).

• By phone at Conejo Valley Adult School, 805-497-2761, using MasterCard or VISA credit or debit card.

• In person at Conejo Valley Adult School, 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Map/Directions.

Registration deadline for the SAT Prep Workshop is Thurs., Oct. 23, 2014. Registration deadline for the SAT Intensive Writing Prep is Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014.

 
 

 
SAT® Prep Workshop Dates
 
SAT Prep Workshop
Saturday, April 18, 2015
&
Saturday, April 25, 2015*
*Must attend both days
April 18, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
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(with lunch break—student brings own lunch)
April 25, 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
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Location
: Adult Ed Auditorium
Fee: $150
Course #18002

Registration Info
SAT Intensive Writing Prep
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Saturday, March 21, 2015

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from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Location: Room G
Fee: $75
Course #18102
Registration Info

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Designed to prepare students specifically for the SAT Writing section, including a student-produced essay.Added benefit: Skills learned are applicable to essay writing for college.
Teacher-provided materials; book not issued.
ACT Math Prep
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Saturday, March 21, 2015

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8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Room F
Fee: $100
Course #1
900
2
Registration Info

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Additional Information about SAT Prep Workshop
• For more information call Sam Kane, counselor, Conejo Valley Adult School, 818-203-0826.

 
SAT & PSAT Dates
To help you avoid conflict between your SAT Prep Workshop date and that of the SAT or PSAT tests, please refer to the schedules below.
The SAT itself is administered at many locations, including Thousand Oaks High and Cal Lutheran University.
2014-15*
Test Dates
Test
Oct 11, 2014 SAT & Subject Tests
Oct 15, 2014 PSAT
Oct 18, 2014 PSAT
Nov 8, 2014 SAT & Subject Tests
Dec 6, 2014 SAT & Subject Tests
Jan 24, 2015 SAT & Subject Tests
March 14, 2015 SAT only
May 2, 2015 SAT & Subject Tests
June 6, 2015 SAT & Subject Tests
*Anticipated/tentative.
For information about registering for the SAT, go to www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/reg.html
 
ACT Dates
To help you avoid conflict between your ACT Prep Workshop date and that of the ACT tests, please refer to the schedules below.
2014-15
Test Dates
Test
Sept 13, 2014 ACT
Oct 25, 2014 ACT
Dec 13, 2014 ACT
Feb 7, 2015 ACT
April 18, 2015 ACT
June 13, 2015 ACT
For information about registering for the ACT, go to http://www.act.org/products/k-12-act-test/#.UIV-m7QkcXQ
 
Comparison of Scores between SAT and ACT
SAT ACT
2380-2400 36
2290-2370 35
2220-2280 34
2140-2210 33
2080-2130 32
2020-2070 31
1980-2010 30
1920-1970 29
1860-1910 28
1800-1850 27
1740-1790 26
1680-1730 25
1620-1670 24
1560-1610 23
1510-1550 22
1450-1500 21
1390-1440 20
1330-1380 19
1270-1320 18
1210-1260 17
1140-1200 16
1060-1130 15
990-1050 14
910-980 13
820-900 12
750-810 11
 
 
Average SAT Scores in U.S for college-bound seniors

Maximum total score is 2400; top score in each section is 800:

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10 2010-11
Overall: 1511 Overall: 1509 Overall: 1509 Overall: 1500
Critical reading: 502
Math: 515
Writing: 494

Critical reading: 501
Math: 515
Writing: 493

Critical reading: 501
Math: 516
Writing: 492

Critical reading: 497
Math: 514
Writing: 489
       
2011-12 2012-13 2013-14  
Overall: 1498 Overall: 1498 Overall:  
Critical reading: 496
Math: 514
Writing: 488
Critical reading: 496
Math: 514
Writing: 488
Critical reading:
Math:
Writing:
 
 
California only
2007-08

2008-09

2009-10 2010-11
Overall: Overall: Overall: Overall: 1513
Critical reading:
Math:
Writing:

Critical reading:
Math: 515
Writing:

Critical reading:
Math:
Writing:

Critical reading: 499
Math: 515
Writing: 499
       
2011-12 2012-13 2013-14  
Overall: 1503 Overall: 1505 Overall:  
Critical reading: 495
Math: 512
Writing: 496
Critical reading: 498
Math: 512
Writing: 495
Critical reading:
Math:
Writing:
 
 
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SAT Prep Workshop
plus
SAT Intensive
Writing Prep
Special combo package
when you sign up at the same time for both the SAT Prep Workshop & SAT Intensive Writing Prep.
Regular price: $225
Special price: $200
savings of $25

Use course #18201
Using this course number will register you for both courses for
discounted price of $200.
Register now

 
Registering online for the SAT Prep Combo Special is the preferred method (click here to register online; you'll be taken to another page; please follow the onscreen instructions). Or you may register in person by check or VISA/Mastercard credit/debit card at the Conejo Valley Adult School office, or by phone at 805-497-2761 using credit/debit card.
 
SAT Prep Workshop
plus
ACT Math Prep
Special combo package
when you sign up at the same time for both the SAT Prep Workshop & ACT Math Prep.
Regular price: $250
Special price: $225
savings of $25
Use course #19201
Using this course number will register you for both courses for
discounted price of $225.
Register now
 
Registering online for the SAT Workshop /ACT Math Prep Combo Special is the preferred method (click here to register online; you'll be taken to another page; please follow the onscreen instructions). Or you may register in person by check or VISA/Mastercard credit/debit card at the Conejo Valley Adult School office, or by phone at 805-497-2761 using credit/debit card.
 

For more information, please call 805-497-2761, or e-mail Sam Kane at SamK@ConejoAdultEd.org
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