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Class of 2016 ACT Prep- Session 2

Class of 2016 ACT Prep- Session 2

1. Take out your materials.2. Grab a book.3. Grab a laptop.

*College Greenlight- Setting up a profile (tagging me, if applicable)-My Dashboard-Admissions tips-College Lists-Scholarship search-How to get more through your profile-Adding them to your list-Merit scholarships1StructureEvery Thursday4:45-5:15- College Readiness Mini-Lesson5:15-6:05- Math/Science ACT Prep6:05-6:10- Break6:10-7- English/Reading ACT Prep

ACT MATH- DO NOWStart a new header with the date and subject.WITHOUT USING ANY REAL MATH, eliminate three of the answer choices below using the fools gold technique from last week. In your notes, explain why each answer choice you eliminate is wrong. Example: Answer choice A is incorrect because..

60. A train leaves Atlanta and travels at a speed of 80 miles per hour to point B. It travels back on the same tracks from point B to Atlanta at a speed of 60 miles per hours. What was the trains average speed, in miles per hour, for the entire trip?6568.67075.5Cannot determine from the given information

ACT MATH- Target NumbersIf this is your starting score do these questions and get this target score13 and belowQuestions 1-232015Questions 1-292217Questions 1-342419Questions 1-402621Questions 1-452823Questions 1-503025Questions 1-5432ACT MATH- TechniquesPlug In

27. Bob has 4 dollars more than Lisa does. If Lisa has X dollars, how much would Bob have if he doubled his money?x+4X+82x2x+42x+8X CAN BE ANY NUMBER!ACT MATH- Techniques27. Bob has 4 dollars more than Lisa does. If Lisa has X dollars, how much would Bob have if he doubled his money?x+4X+82x2x+42x+8Pick a numberSomething small and manageableA number that isnt already in the problemWeird numbers with special properties like 0 or 1

X=3ACT MATH- Techniques27. Bob has 4 dollars more than Lisa does. If Lisa has X dollars, how much would Bob have if he doubled his money?x+4X+82x2x+42x+82. Do the problem with your number

Bob has 4 dollars more than Lisa does. If Lisa has 3 dollars, how much would Bob have if he double his money?

Lisa has 3. Bob has 4 more than Lisa so Bob has 7 dollars. So if Bob doubled his money, hed have 14 dollars. Thats our answer. Circle it

ACT MATH- Techniques27. Bob has 4 dollars more than Lisa does. If Lisa has X dollars, how much would Bob have if he doubled his money?x+4X+82x2x+4 2x+83. Put the numbers into the choices3+4=7 3+8=11 FAQDo I have to test every choice?

So what do I do if I get two choices that work out?

Why do I have to do this?Bob has for more than Lisa Bob has x+4But he has double so its 2x+4It would be 2(x+4) which = 2x+8 Answer choice EExplicit VariablesWith two variables

26. How many hours are there in d days and h hours?24h + dh+24d24(h+d)/24h+d/24h+d/24

Lets use d=1 and h=3Implicit VariablesLarry cuts a piece of paper into two equal pieces. He takes on of those pieces and cuts it into three equal pieces. The area of one of the smallest pieces is what fraction of the area of the original piece of this paper?1/21/31/51/61/12Lets use 12Geometry33. In the figure below, if y=90-x, what is z in terms of x?

90+x90-x90-2x180+x180-x

zyxLets use x=30PracticeDo #s 14 and 23 on pg. 114Four minutes5 Minutes

ACT ENGLISH- DO NOWStart a new headingRead the following sentences. Identify the subject (write it down). Then select the verb that agrees with the subject.

The jester and the villain [is/are] yelling obscenities back and forth.The teacher stated that the issues from our homework [arise/arises] from not paying attention during notes.

ACT ENGLISH- VERB TENSE- PG. 21The main goal is consistency.Look for words that literally refer to time.

In 1776, America is declaring independence.In 1777, America declared independence.

Next year, out team has won 30 games.Next year, our team will win 30 games.ACT ENGLISH- Verb tenseLook to other verbs in the sentence for clues

ACT ENGLISH- VERB TENSE- PG. 21Dave sees several museums when he went to Belgium.

Mrs. Jones made us sit in the corner whenever we are bad.Look to verbs in nearby sentences

The restaurant workers always follows the same routine. First, the hostess shows the guest to their table.Finally, the waiter took their orders.ACT Verbs- Perfect VerbsBob was class president in 2006Simple PastBob has been class president since 2006.Present perfect

Skip past perfectACT ENGLISH- TENSEWouldSimple past of willDave told Jennifer that he would go to the store.Describe habitual actions in the pastWhen he was a child, Dave would go to the park every SaturdayConditional sentencesIf you asked me to the dance, I would go with you.Try some-Take a stab at the chili peppers on pg. 233 minutes.ACT ENGLISH- Irregular VerbsIrregular Verbs[Walk and walked] vs [catch and caught]

Past ParticipleI have walked the dog.

Exceptions such as Have begun-Jot down the chart on pg. 23

ACT English- Active vs PassiveActive verb= subect doing the actionA car hit ChapmenPassive verb= subject receiving the actionChapman was hit by the car.

In order to tell whether the verb should be active or passive- look at the context of the sentence.Because Roger sold the most toasters, he gave a prize.Because Roger sold the most toasters, he was given a prize.ACT English- Active vs PassiveShould I ever use the passive voice?

Connecting the subject to a modifierWhen you dont know who performed the action

ACT English- Active vs PassiveWhen should we NOT use it?When we do know who performed the action.

After Paolo read the menu, a sandwich was picked.After Paolo read the menu, he picked a sandwich.After Paolo read the menu, a sandwich was picked by him.4 Group Review- PG. 25Each group gets 1 sheet of paperYou have 7 minutes to create a mini-poster that reviews the four main rules around verbs and the ACT.

Mini-poster must include: Title of the section your group is reviewing. All major rules An illustration and an example sentence that helps the other groups understand.Optional- a catchy phrase or something to help auditory leaners remember the ruleVERB DRILL- Pg. 26