SAT Math I

What is the 'SAT Math'?

 The Objectives of this class

The SAT Reasoning Test (formerly Scholastic Aptitude Test and Scholastic Assessment Test) is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. The SAT is owned, published, and developed by the College Board, a non-profit organization in the United States, and was once developed, published, and scored by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). ETS now administers the exam. The SAT score is one important factor colleges look at when they consider your application.
SAT Reasoning Test has three parts: Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing. This class at MCS only focuses on Mathematics.

The objectives for SAT1 are to help students getting familiar with the SAT type of questions, reviewing what they have learned in their school and getting exposed to the topics student will learn later on.
Another objective is to help those 7th graders who choose to take the SAT test in order for them to be qualified for the Duke University's Talent Identification Program.


Instructor:      Mark Yu          




What needs to bring to the class? Textbook for this class

A notebook, a binder/folder, and a couple of pencils are all we need for this class. Your child is expected to take the notes during the class and use the notebook as the scrap paper. The binder/folder is used to organize the materials distributed in the class. Each child is expected to keep them in good order and safe place so that they can have something to review with when they take the real SAT test in the future.


The textbooks that will be used in this class include:
(1) The Official SAT Study Guide, by College Board SAT, College Board, New York
(2) Conquering SAT Math, 2nd Edition, by Robert Postman and Ryan Postman, McGraw-Hill
(3) 432 Math Questions for the SAT with Solutions, by Michael Suppe

You are NOT expected to buy those books. Copies of related materials will be distributed in the class.

What the parents can do to help with this class?

(1) First, please make sure your child TRIED to finish his/her homework before he/she goes to the class. But your help with your child's problem solving will NOT be appreciated. The teacher would like students to do their work independently.
(2) Secondly, you can check to see if your child has taken the notes during the class. You can pretty much tell if he/she is absent-minded in the class or not. Past experience shows that parents' involvement in that matter really makes the difference.
(3) The one more last thing the teacher would likes you to help with this class is to tell him in person or email the teacher your suggestions/comments so that he can do it better in the future.


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