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ACT Prep

Instruction, strategies, and practice with the ACT



Caroline Morris


Class size:

minimum 10, maximum 16


Additional fees:



Class time: (Meets once/week)

(Tues-1) 8:45-10:05   (Tues-2)  10:10-11:30

(Wed-1) 8:45-10:05   (Wed-2)  10:10-11:30


Pre-requisites for class:

*See below for a suggestion


Graduation requirement:

1 electives credit

Mid-Year Enrollment: You must contact the instructor for approval prior to enrollment. Space is limited. The instructor does not have the ability to add students to a full class.

  • Course Description

While colleges have recently altered their requirements for standardized tests for admission, this policy doesn't always apply to homeschooled students. Additionally, the ACT score often remains an important element in an application for students to receive scholarships, admission to clubs/organizations and for future jobs.  A solid ACT score can only help a student stand out amongst his/her peers when it comes to applications.

Contrary to popular belief, the ACT is not an intelligence test, but is actually designed to be a test upon which students can improve their scores if they are willing to put in the effort!  


This class will provide structure, accountability, and tools for students to increase their ACT composite score in the following ways:

  • Students will review basic content information for each of the four sections of the ACT (English, Math, Reading, and Science)

  • Students learn & apply unique test-taking strategies for each of the four sections of the ACT 

  • Students will frequently practice actual ACT test questions which will promote familiarity with the style of the test, help students identify and correct their particular pitfalls and reduce ACT test anxiety.

  • Corporate teaching on commonly missed questions and individual review of answer explanations will help students correct their errors.

  • Practicing adequate pacing for each of the sections ensures students will correctly answer as many questions as possible without wasting precious time.  


The environment of this class will be upbeat and positive, encouraging students to do their personal best with where they are educationally. 

*Although not a requirement, it is encouraged that students have completed Geometry for the best experience with the math section.

  • Homework

Optional outside reading or assignments will be offered for motivated students.  Students who are absent on testing days will be expected to make up tests given in class on their own time and report their scores to Mrs Morris.

  • Required Books & Materials
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The Official ACT Test Prep Guide 2022-2023

*2022-2023 is the correct book even though there is an updated version!

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The Best ACT Math Books Ever - Algebra

*This book may be required after the student's first math evaluation. Do not purchase until suggested by the instructor.


The Best ACT Math Books Ever - Numbers, Stats, Trig and Geometry

*This book may be required after the student's first math evaluation. Do not purchase until suggested by the instructor.

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
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