Kendall Park Learning Center

Grades 7 - 8
June 28th - August 3rd
Reading & Vocabulary Workshop Time: 8:00am-10:15am
Using literature from around the globe and from a variety of genres, this course presents students with exercises designed to increase their comprehension, fluency and vocabulary. Developing stronger analytical thinking and decoding skills, word analysis, and vocabulary development are emphasized. Instructors also teach strategies that develop both literal and inferential comprehension. Listening skills and following directions are stressed. A diagnostic test will be administered to help determine proper placement of students.
Tuition, Testing and Materials: $1250
Writing Workshops Time: 10:30am-12:45pm
This writing course focuses on expressive and persuasive writing skills. It increases confidence in the student's writing abilities through learning and practicing essential writing skills from pre-writing to the revision process. This course will focus on various writing exercises. Topics include: paragraph coherence and development; thesis statements and essay organization; narration and description.
Tuition, Testing and Materials: $1250
English Time: 1:30pm-3:45pm
This course provides students with a systematic presentation of the essential elements of English grammar and mechanics, focusing on grammatical concepts, language conventions, and sentence-level writing. The course also introduces word origins and literary devices, short essays and composition, and penmanship. Short stories and one or two novels will be read as a basis for introduction to literary analysis, writing assignments and reading comprehension.
Tuition, Testing and Materials: $1250
Pre-Algebra - Full Credit/Enrichment Time: 8:00 am - 1:15 pm (includes study hall)
This course is for students who have completed arithmetic and is a preparation course for Algebra I. It covers signed numbers, basic algebraic equations, fractions, measurement, and factorization, simplification of expressions, word problems, percentages, ratios, proportions, and basic geometry.
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Tuition: $1695(books and materials not included)
Algebra I Full Credit/Enrichment Time: 8:00 am - 1:15 pm (includes study hall)
For full credit/enrichment see High School Math  
PSAT/SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing/ CTY Prep
Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm
July 10th to August 3rd
This course is a comprehensive preparation for the SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing examination. Areas covered in Evidence Based Reading include command of evidence, purpose of paragraph, word in context, and applying visual information from graphs to analytical concepts. Students will be taught various strategies to breakdown the passage and the questions. This strategy will be practiced on World Literature, Great Global Conversation, History/ Social Studies, and Science passages. In Writing, students will learn to recognize, correct, revise, and avoid common errors in grammar and usage. Class activities will include a sequence of hands on activities concentrating on sentence basics, comma usage, other punctuation and capitalization, subject-verb agreement, pronouns, verb tense, articles, sentence clarity and style. Students will fully master core ideas on usage, rhetoric, graph analysis, and the essay. Extensive practice reinforces the skills and strategies that are taught, and practice tests are included.
Tuition: $1799 (books and materials included)
Registration Forms

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