Best Solutions Summer Session Courses - 2016

 

  CN#              Courses/Dates /Times                   Level (ES, MS, HS)

 

1012

Reading Comprehension – “Reading for Meaning”                                                         

Students practice making predictions about short stories based on title and pictures, learn how to visualize characters, settings, or events in a text and engage in activities that allow thinking, talking, and writing about the topic of the text.

 

M - Th 6/27 – 6/30    6:00 pm  –  7:30 pm ES

 

 1013

Reading Comprehension – “Making Connections”                                           

Students will learn how to self-check for understanding by paraphrasing or restating important information in paragraphs, passages and short stories.

 

M - Th   6/27 – 6/30   6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  MS

 

1014 Reading Comprehension – “Making Connections”

Students will practice making inferences from vocabulary and context clues when reading paragraphs, passages and short stories. 

 

M - Th   6/27 – 6/30    6:00 pm – 7:30 pm HS

 

 

2015-2 Study Habits & Test Taking Skills  

Students learn why studying is important. Focus is placed on what to study, when to study and various methods of studying. Learning styles are emphasized.

 

M – F  7/5    - 7/8     6:00 pm – 7:30 pm   MS

 

2016 Study Habits &Test Taking Skills

Students learn why studying is important. Focus is placed on what to study, when to study and various methods of studying. Learning styles are emphasized.

 

M – Th   7/5  -  7/8    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm HS

 

2017

Organizational Skills & Time Management

Students learn how to get organized and how to effectively use study centers, binders, backpacks and more. Students discover how taking control of their time can improve their grades, how to maintain a planner/calendar and the importance of planning ahead for tests and projects. 

 

 M - Th  7/11 – 7/14       5:15 pm -  6:45 pm MS

 

2018

Organizational Skills & Time Management Skills 

Students learn how to get organized and how to effectively use organized study centers, binders, backpacks and more. Students discover how taking control of their time can actually improve their grades in school. How to maintain a planner/calendar and the importance of planning ahead for tests and projects will be taught.

 

 M - TH   7/11  - 7/14   7:00 pm – 8:30 pm   HS

 

3019

Writing Skills

Students receive enrichment in grammar, sentence structure, parts of speech and paragraph writing. The fundamental basics to the creative writing process are covered. 

 

 M - TH    7/11 – 7/14     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm  ES

 

3020

Summer Enrichment in Writing 

Course covers review of grammar and sentence structure. Overview of essay components and how to overcome the “I don’t know what to write” phenomenon are taught. Students learn how to tap into their imaginations in a whole new way, and get their ideas onto the page.

 

M – TH   7/11 – 7/14         7:00 pm – 8:30 pm   MS

 

3021

Writing Workshop for High School Students  

Students prepare and review the skills that are necessary to succeed in writing at the high school level. Students learn to take risks in exploring ideas for essay writing and learn the required components of an adequate essay. Students learn what “writer’s block” means and how to master it with confidence.

 

M  - TH   7/18 -  7/21      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm   HS

 

 

4022

Math 

Students review and receive practice in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Instruction includes computations and word problems involving the four processes.

 

M – Th  7/18 – 7/21    6:00 pm –7:30 pm  ES

 

4023

Basic Math/Pre-Algebra

Students receive instruction in pre-Algebra and are introduced to Algebra I concepts.

Order of operations, and writing algebraic expressions and equations are covered.

 

M - Th     7/25  - 7/28        4:30 –  6:00 pm   MS

 

4024

Geometry 

Students learn the properties and applications of common geometric figures in two and three dimensions. 

 

M – Th   7/25 – 7/28          6:30 – 8:00 pm  HS

 

4025

Algebra II

Students become familiar with numbers, polynomials, inequalities, sequences and sums. How to solve many types of functions is also taught.

 

M – Th  8/1 -  8/4            5:00 – 6:30 pm HS

 

5026

SAT Prep – “Never Too Soon” for 10th and 11th Graders

Overview of the NEW SAT Reasoning Test. Strategies that improve speed, accuracy, and increase confidence will be covered.  

 

M – TH     8/8– 8/11      7:00 -  9:00 pm       HS

 

 

6027

SAT Prep – Rising 12th Graders

Prepare for the October 2016 SAT. Review and fine tune your SAT test taking skills. Strategies to improve your score and speed will be covered. Most importantly, improve your confidence.

 

M – TH   8/15 – 8/18      5:00 – 7:00  pm       HS

      

 

6028

PSAT Prep 

Introduction to the PSAT format and types of questions will be covered. Practice items will be reviewed in small group setting providing individualized support. The PSAT is the test that qualifies students for the National Merit Scholarship. BE Prepared!! HS

 

 

ES - Elementary School (5th – 6th) Ages 10 – 12

MS - Middle School Ages  (7th – 8th) Ages 12-16

HS  – High School (9th – 12th)

 

 

Tuition – Weekly Session $200.00

Registration Fee - $25.00

 

Standardized Test Prep Sessions: $300.00

Late Registration Fee (After May 25) - $35.00

(Registration fees are non-fundable unless course does not run)

Best Solutions reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet enrollment numbers.

 

 

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