ACT Information

Class of 2021

Due to the cancellation of the Spring 2020 state test date, seniors are getting to take a free ACT on September 22nd and October 6th. Students are assigned to these dates based on their hybrid schedule assignments. Students should have received an email from Mrs. Carver regarding these test dates and any other instructions needed. If you have questions or concerns regarding the ACT test dates, please email Mrs. Carver at carvers@gcschools.net or call her at 423-787-8055. 
 

General GHS ACT Information

  • To register for National ACT (Saturday testing) please visit act.org. The GHS school code is: 430815.
  • Students may take up to two free ACT tests administered during the school day: In the spring of 11th grade and in the fall of 12th grade.  If interested, sign up in the GHS Student Services Office with Mrs. Carver
  • All Fee Waived students are eligible for two ACT/SAT fee waiver, provided by their counselor upon request.
  • Students with disabilities may request to take the ACT with accommodations. For details contact Mrs White at whitem@gcschools.net
  • To register for SAT and SAT Subject Tests please visit sat.org/register.  The GHS school code is: 430815

Test Prep Links

 
Reading Plus: https://login.readingplus.com/  username= same as computer login Password=lunch pin+ gc
 
 
 
 

Below you will find links to Kaplan online help (The ones with pictures at the bottom are FREE).  There are different options available to students, one of which is a paid subscription to the service to address specific individual needs.  The website is https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/act-kaplan-online-prep-live.html#free.

 

The other option available to students on this website is a series of 75 minute videos, one for each ACT subtest, covering most relevant topics for the section- links and descriptions below. 

 

Free Recorded Sessions

Refresh and refine your  skills in preparation for the ACT.  Each of these 75-minute sessions will cover the most relevant topics on the four sections of the ACT test, and give you an opportunity to put these concepts to use on ACT test-like questions.

Introduction to ACT Science

After attending the ACT Science lesson, you will be able to:

  • Build a passage roadmap to locate important reference
  • Recognize the application of the scientific method
  • Analyze values displayed in charts, graphs and tables
  • Read axes, units and values quickly and accurately

Introduction to ACT Reading

After attending the ACT Reading lesson, you will be able to:

  • Build a passage roadmap to locate important references
  • Distinguish main ideas from supporting details
  • Make broad generalizations and inference from specific textual references

Introduction to ACT Math

After attending the ACT Math lesson, you will be able to:

  • Manipulate linear and quadratic equations
  • Use proportions, ratios and rates to calculate unknown values
  • Calculate the area of various polygons and circles
  • Use the properties and relations of geometric shapes to calculate unknown values

Introduction to ACT English

After attending the ACT English lesson, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between correct and incorrect punctuation usage
  • Determine the appropriate verb tense and pronoun case in a given sentence
  • Ensure agreement between subjects and verbs, as well as pronouns and antecedents