SMALL GROUP Level 2 SAT & ACT Reading Prep | Weekly Practice & Guidance

New Horizons Academy - SAT & ACT Prep - ELA
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(303)
We've learned all of the question types in Level 1 of SAT & ACT Reading Prep; now let's dive in with elevated SAT & ACT reading questions through the whole class! Test your skills each week and get valuable feedback on WHY it's the answer. #study

Class Experience

US Grade 8 - 11
Intermediate Level
Students will practice and refine their reading comprehension, vocabulary-in-context, interpretation, inferencing, etc. skills on their way to achieving a higher SAT or ACT score in the reading section.

- Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
- Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
- Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
- Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
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Teaching--especially in English, writing, and language arts--is a true passion of mine. I graduated Cum Laude from Kansas State University in 2010 with a Secondary Education degree in English and Journalism, and then went on to teach in the public schools before setting off on my own as an online teacher and tutor.

My philosophy of education is to make it as fun, personalized, and as interactive as possible for the kids. I always try to even out my direct instruction/lecture time with plenty of opportunities for students to practice these new skills, take polls, play review games, and collaborate with peers.

I am happily married to my husband Brad, and we have two beautiful daughters, Sophia and Elise. We currently reside in Kansas in a small town, and we love the small town life.

Oh, and Zerr is pronounced "Zarr," so it rhymes with "car." ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Hi! My name is Brittney. I received my Associates Degree in Elementary Education and my Bachelors Degree in English. I love working with kids and have experience with all ages. 

I am a wife and mother of four, ages 9, 6, 4, and 1, and the oldest of eight. I have been both a nanny and babysitter as well. Through my past employment and own kids, have gained experience with children with speech delays, autism, and ADHD. I have also worked as a classroom volunteer and ESL instructor. 

I love reading and writing and am a total bookworm. I also love dogs and cooking. My kitchen and my reading chair are my happy places! 

My teaching philosophy is that every child is different and my job is to make sure to embrace those differences to make the education experience the best for all the children. I also want to make sure I do my best to foster a love of reading in my students because, "if you can read, you can do anything!"

-Associates in Elementary Education
-Bachelors in English
-Former ESL instructor
-Experience with all ages

Hi! My name is Lida. I received my Masterโ€™s Degree in Secondary Education and my Bachelorโ€™s Degree in English. I love teaching students of all ages, especially middle and high school students.

I am a wife and mother of one son who loves taking classes through Outschool. I served as a teacher and administrator in a public high school for many years before entering the world of educational publishing. I have experience teaching all levels of English. When I am not teaching or writing about English, I enjoy reading, cooking with my husband, and performing science experiments with my son.

-Bachelorโ€™s in English
-Masterโ€™s in Secondary Education
-Masterโ€™s in Educational Leadership
-17 years of classroom teaching experience
-3 years of curriculum development experience
Homework Offered
Optional bonus practice sheets will be available at the end of each class for students to practice and test their skills.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Assessment will happen within class as we check our responses and discuss why each answer was correct or incorrect in general. No students will be singled out. All responses will go privately to the teacher through our interactive lesson platform, Lumio.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
At New Horizons Academy, we understand how difficult setting your family's schedule can be, juggling everyone's activities and classes. To honor that time commitment, we are proud to be able to offer another of our organization's Outschool-approved and trained teachers in the rare occurrence of teacher illnesses or urgent personal events. This will allow you to keep your schedule intact as much as possible and keep the learning going! We will, of course, notify you in the classroom as soon as we know that a teacher change is needed. 


External Resource: Lumio by SMART 

Lumio by SMART is an interactive lesson resource similar to Nearpod that engages learners through polls, games, sharing, as well as workspaces for individuals, groups, and the whole class! Itโ€™s a great way to elevate the learning experience. 

To join class, students will:  
1.  Go to  
2. Students can connect to class by signing in with their Google or Microsoft accounts, or they can join as GUESTS with a lesson code and simply type in their names/nicknames. 
3. If students would like to access the lesson outside of class time, they can either access the student-paced lesson link by signing in with a Google or Microsoft account, or accessing the PDF resources in the Outschool classroom.
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(303)
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Teaching--especially in English, writing, and language arts--is a true passion of mine. I graduated Cum Laude from Kansas State University in 2010 with a Secondary Education degree in English and Journalism, and then went on to...ย 
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1x per week
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(3)
Completed by 44 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 13-17
2-6 learners per class

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