There are eight lessons in the PowerScore Live Online ACT Course for a total of twenty-four hours of in-class instruction time. Each of the eight lessons is accompanied by a homework assignment that contains detailed explanations for each question. There is also an extensive Online Student Center containing additional reading assignments, vocabulary lists, and lesson supplements.

Upon enrollment in the course, students receive a personal copy of our exclusive course materials, as well as The Real ACT Prep Guide. The following syllabus is used in the PowerScore Live Online ACT Course:
LESSON ONE
• The Math Test
• Topic Overview
Multiple-Choice Questions
Classroom Math vs ACT Math
PowerScore Solution Strategies
Number Properties
Fractions and Decimals
Percents
Ratios
Proportions
Statistics
Probability
• The English Test
• Test Content
Passage and Question Format
Section Strategies
Pacing and Time Management
Subject and Verb Agreement
Pronoun and Antecedent Agreement
Pronoun Choice and References
Verb Tense and Form
Modifier Choice
Idiom

LESSON TWO
• The Reading Test
• The ACT Reading Test—Introduction
Passage Types
Time Management
Attacking the Reading Test
Active Reading and Anticipation
Creating MAPS
Notating the Passages
Practice Passage—Active Reading and MAPS
Question Strategies—Rephrase and Prephrase
Reading Test Passage I: Prose Fiction
Reading Test Passage II: Prose Fiction
• Test Mentality
• The Science Test
• Passage Topics
The Science Test By The Numbers
The Three Passage Types—Brief Descriptions
Outside Knowledge?
Time Management
Section Management
Tables and Charts Passage Strategy
Tables and Charts Passages—Question Types

LESSON Three
• The Math Test
• PowerScore Solution Strategies
Exponents
Roots
Expressions
Linear Equations
Inequalities
Absolute Value
Elementary Algebra Problem Set
• The English Test
• Sentence Structure
Modifier Placement
Comparisons
Parallel Structure
Transitions
Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons
Clauses and Phrases
Verb Voice

LESSON Four
• The Reading Test
• Reading Test Question Types
Must Be True Questions
Main Point Questions
Detail Questions
Authorâ€™s Purpose and Perspective Questions
Strengthen/Weaken Questions
Causal Relationships
Comparisons and Contrasts
Definitions
Order of Events
Practice Passage—Question and Answer Analysis
Answer Choice Analysis: True But Wrong
Answer Choice Analysis: True To You
Reading Test Passage I: Humanities
Reading Test Passage II: Natural Science
• The Science Test
• Studies and Experiments Passages
The Scientific Method
Experiment Terminology
Studies and Experiments Passage Strategy
Interpreting Illustrations
Studies and Experiments Passages—
Question Types

LESSON Five
• The Math Test
• PowerScore Solution Strategies
Sequences
Combinations and Permutations
Systems of Equations
Functions—Linear, Logarithmic, and Exponential
• The English Test
• Usage/Mechanics: Punctuation
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
Commas
Semicolons, and Colons
Dashes and Parentheses
Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
Rhetorical Skills: Style
Redundancy and Wordiness
Diction
Style Maintenance
Descriptive Language

LESSON Six
• The Math Test
• PowerScore Solution Strategies
Lines and Angles
Polygons
Triangles
Special Triangles
Circles
Geometric Solids
Geometric Perception
Geometry Problem Set
• The Science Test
• Scientific Arguments Passages
Basic Passage Reading Strategy
Scientific Arguments Passages Approach

LESSON Seven
• The English Test
• Rhetorical Skills: Strategy
Purpose
Passage and Paragraph Unity
Rhetorical Skills: Organization
Topic Sentences and Concluding Sentences
Paragraph and Passage Organization
English Review Problem Set
• Test Mentality
• The Reading Test
• Key Concept Review
Reading Test Passage I: Prose Fiction
Reading Test Passage II: Natural Science
Reading Test Passage III: Social Science
Reading Test Passage IV: Humanities

LESSON Eight
• The Math Test
• PowerScore Solution Strategies
Coordinate Geometry
The Coordinate Plane
Coordinate Geometry Formulas
Figures in Coordinate Geometry
Functions in Coordinate Geometry
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Pythagorean and Trigonometric Identities
Graphing Trigonometric Functions