General Educational Development (GED) Preparation

General Educational Development  (GED) Preparation

The GED class is a 72-hour program conducted over 24 sessions.  Each session is 3 hours long and has an extensive test taking practice component to help students obtain the highest possible scores on the GED test.

Components of the training include:

Language Arts, Writing – Designed to prepare student to write clear and effective English. Students learn to write well organized essays with paragraph organization, transitions, introduction and conclusion. Punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and sentence structure skills are emphasized.  Test taking skills are taught and practiced.

Language Arts, Reading – This class is designed to improve basic skills in reading.  It focuses on analysis of literature, science and social studies readings.  Skills include distinguishing between facts and opinion, understanding elements of style and structure, interpreting charts and graphs, and increasing comprehension.  Test taking skills are taught and practiced.

Language Arts, Reading – Literature – This class is designed to develop and refine secondary level reading and test taking skills with literary texts.  It uses works of nonfiction, poetry, and drama to develop competencies in comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of concepts.

Reading – Social Studies – Designed to introduce students to general social studies concepts, and develop strong secondary reading and critical thinking skills with social studies materials. Exercises involve reading social studies passages and interpreting graphs, maps, charts, cartoons, diagrams, and photographs. Content includes world history, civics and government, economics, and geography.

Reading – Science – This class introduces students to general concepts in science, and is designed to develop strong secondary reading and critical thinking skills with scientific materials.  Exercises involve reading scientific passages and interpreting graphs, charts, maps, and diagrams. Content includes earth and space science, life science, and physical science (physics and chemistry).

Mathematics – This course is designed to improve student’s basic skills in mathematics.  Teaching includes elementary algebra, geometry, and scientific notation; coordinate graphing, exponents and roots, solving equations, order of operations, and word problems requiring a wide range of mathematical skills.   Students will practice on Casio FX260 calculator (used in taking the GED Mathematics Test).

12-weeks/72 hours
Monday & Wednesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

General Educational Development  (GED) Preparation Series

Language Arts, Writing – Designed to prepare student to write clear and effective English. Students learn to write well organized essays with paragraph organization, transitions, introduction and conclusion. Punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and sentence structure skills are emphasized.  Test taking skills are taught and practiced.

10-weeks/60 hours
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Language Arts, Reading – This class is designed to improve basic skills in reading.  It focuses on analysis of literature, science and social studies readings.  Skills include distinguishing between facts and opinion, understanding elements of style and structure, interpreting charts and graphs, and increasing comprehension.  Test taking skills are taught and practiced.

10-weeks/60 hours
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Language Arts, Reading – Literature – This class is designed to develop and refine secondary level reading and test taking skills with literary texts.  It uses works of nonfiction, poetry, and drama to develop competencies in comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of concepts.

10-weeks/60 hours
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Reading – Social Studies – Designed to introduce students to general social studies concepts, and develop strong secondary reading and critical thinking skills with social studies materials. Exercises involve reading social studies passages and interpreting graphs, maps, charts, cartoons, diagrams, and photographs. Content includes world history, civics and government, economics, and geography.

10-weeks/60 hours
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Reading – Science – This class introduces students to general concepts in science, and is designed to develop strong secondary reading and critical thinking skills with scientific materials.  Exercises involve reading scientific passages and interpreting graphs, charts, maps, and diagrams. Content includes earth and space science, life science, and physical science (physics and chemistry).

10-weeks/60 hours
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Mathematics – This course is designed to improve student’s basic skills in mathematics.  Teaching includes elementary algebra, geometry, and scientific notation; coordinate graphing, exponents and roots, solving equations, order of operations, and word problems requiring a wide range of mathematical skills.   Students will practice on Casio FX260 calculator (used in taking the GED Mathematics Test).

10-weeks/60 hours
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM