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Practice Work – Boot Camp – Session 1

Practice Work

Boot Camp – Session 1

DON’T FORGET: 

  1. Follow your Practice Work commitment through the whole course!
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Session 1

1. (Science) Finish Science practice test that you may have started during Science session on pg 38 of Boot Camp Manual

    • Grade it with answers on pg 52 (explanations start on pg 70)
    • Re-work the problems you missed and/or found difficult using the Annotated Test explanations on pg 70 in Boot Camp Manual

2. (Science) Complete Science test from pg 158 of Boot Camp Manual

    • 35 minutes
    • Stay focused and use the Code Crackers as practiced during Science session for each separate type of passage
    • Review the answers and explanations on pgs 180 and rework questions you got incorrect

3. (Math) Work on “Problem Area Concepts” from Math Diagnostic Checklist

    • If you’re using the 2021-2022 Red Book, visit https://torchprep.com/mathchecklist21/
    • If you’re using the 2020-2021 Red Book, Visit https://torchprep.com/mathchecklist20/
    • Pick 2 concepts from your Math Diagnostic Checklist
    • For each concept . . .
      • Watch the instructional videos
      • Print and complete the KUTA worksheets
      • Work through the other ACT® problems for any tests you’ve completed for that concept

4. (English) Work on “Problem Area Concepts” from English Diagnostic Checklist

    • If you’re using the 2021-2022 Red Book, visit https://torchprep.com/englishchecklist21/
    • If you’re using the 2020-2021 Red Book, visit https://torchprep.com/englishchecklist20/
    • Pick 2 concepts from your English Diagnostic Checklist
    • For each concept . . .
      • Read the Purdue OWL guided lesson
    • Print and complete the Purdue OWL OR Chomp Chomp worksheets
    • Work through the other ACT® questions for any tests you’ve completed for that concept

Suggested timeline for Week #1

  • Day 1 – Finish Science practice test and re-work questions with Annotated form (20 min)
  • Day 2 – Complete the Science Practice Test from Boot Camp Manual and review answers (45 min)
  • Days 4-7 – Finish working through instructional videos and KUTA worksheets (10-15 min per day)
  • Days 4-7 – Work through Purdue OWL/Chomp Chomp exercises (approx. 60 min total)

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