Designed for students who have not historically been readers or who scored below 22 on any practice or official ACT Reading section or 510 on SAT Reading/Writing and Language sections.
9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Graders
READING & WRITING PROGRAM
$365 for 8 semi-private hours (includes R/W book)
This program is designed to boost overall reading/writing skills, improve classwork quality and college preparation results, and encourage a love for reading/writing.
Writing will focus on thesis development, concise pointed writing, analysis of texts and persuasive writing prompts.
Reading will focus on annotation skills, reading comprehension and short answer questions with evidence using text and ACT timed critical reading samples.
Students will incorporate current assigned reading into sessions as well.
**High school book list; A Lesson Before Dying, Of Mice and Men, Peace Breaks Out, My Antonia, Hoop Dreams, Death of a Salesman, In Cold Blood, The Glass Menagerie, The Help, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, To Kill a Mockingbird
Choices on list are widely used in high school curriculum. Some selections have adult language and adult themes.