The PowerScore Accelerated ACT Course consists of four sessions
of three
hours each. Sessions I and II are taught on Saturday, and Sessions III
and IV are taught on Sunday. The total in-class instruction time is
twelve hours. The Accelerated ACT Course focuses on the techniques,
strategies, and shortcuts you need to score well.
Before the course, students are sent the The Real ACT Prep Guide. This
critical text contains hundreds of real ACT questions from the test
makers. Students are also given access to our exclusive Online Student
Center, which contains math and verbal pre-course sections to help you
get up to speed on a variety of ACT concepts.
At the course, you receive our comprehensive ACT Accelerated Course
textbook, which contains extensive discussions of ACT techniques and
questions. The following syllabus is used in the PowerScore ACT Course:
- The Math Test
Section Overview
Ratios
Proportions
Statistics
Probability
Counting Problems
- The English Test
Section Overview
Subject and Verb Agreement
Pronoun and Antecedent Agreement
Pronoun Choice and Reference
Verb Tense and Form
Parallel Structure
Transitions
- The Science Test
Section Overview
Tables and Charts Passages
- The Math Test
Exponents
Roots
Expressions
Single Equations
Inequalities
Absolute Value
Systems of Equations
Quadratic Equations
Functions
Compound Functions
- The Math Test
Lines and Angles
Triangles
Special Triangles
Quadrilaterals
Circles
Geometric Solids
Lines in Coordinate Geometry
Figures in Coordinate Geometry
- The Reading Test
Section Overview
Non-Fiction Passages
Analyze the Answer Choices: Wrong Answers
Paired Passages
Prose Fiction and Literary Narratives
- The Science Test
Studies and Experiments Terminology
Studies and Experiments Passage Strategy
Scientific Arguments Passages
Scientific Arguments Passage Strategy
- The English Test
Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons
Clauses and Phrases
Apostrophes
Commas
Semicolons and Colons
Redundancy and Wordiness
Diction
Style Maintenance
Purpose
Unity
- Math
Advanced Coordinate
Geometry, Trigonometry, Word Problems
- English
Advanced Sentence
Structures, Additional Grammar Categories, Rhetorical Skills II
- Reading
- Science
- Research Summaries II