ACT Information

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