Online ACT Products for Educators

ACT Prep Workbooks

2022

ACT Prep English/Reading Workbook (2022)
Includes 5 chapters:

  • Tackling the English Test: setting goal score, pacing, and strategizing
  • Reviewing the Basics:  Punctuation
  • Reviewing the Basics: Grammar  and Rhetoric (Word Use)
  • The Optional Writing Test
  • Strategies for the Reading Test
  • Appendix: Commonly Confused Word Pairs, definition of terms

$20.00

ACT Prep Math/Science Workbook (2022)
Includes 5 chapters:

  • An introduction to the ACT math tests
  • A systematic, comprehensive math review. Updated to include the more advanced topics that have been occurring more frequently
  • Specific strategies for taking the ACT math test
  • An introduction to the ACT science test
  • Specific strategies for the ACT science test

$20.00

ACT Teacher Prep Packets

Online ACT English/Reading Teacher Prep Packet

Online ACT English/Reading Teacher Prep Packet

  • ACT prep English/Reading Workbook (2022) ( hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
  • Rationale for ACT Coaching
  • General Principles for Organizing ACT Prep in Schools
  • Short lesson plans for a 3-session, 2.5 hrs. English/Reading Class
  • 40 Lesson Plans for semester long ACT class
  • Power points for 3 English/Reading tests
  • English/Reading Supplemental Handouts
      • Wordiness
      • Wordiness II
      • Punctuation
      • Sentence Boundaries
      • Pronouns and Apostrophes
      • LEAST, NOT, EXCEPT
      • ACT English and Reading Quick Review
      • Context Cues for Reading
      • Last Minute Tips for Taking the ACT Test

All ACT prep materials were written by Dr. Ene-Kaja Chippendale

$185.00

Online ACT Math/Science Teacher Prep Packet

Online ACT Math/Science Teacher Prep Packet

  • ACT Prep Math and Science Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
  • Rationale for ACT Coaching
  • Definition, History, Ethics of Testing Coaching
  • Theoretical Foundation for the Effectiveness of Coaching
  • Short math/science lesson plans
  • 40 Math/Science Semester-long Lesson Plans
  • Math/Science Supplemental Handouts
    • 4 science tests on PowerPoint
    • Multiple content, solutions, and review guides
    • TI84 or TI84PLUS CE calculator programs
    • Instructions on how to download and use the TI84 Calculator programs
    • Example passages
    • To read or not to read… – ACT Science test document
    • ACT Item Bank (Real ACT questions sorted by topic which is ideal for classroom integration.)

All ACT prep math and science materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss.

$185.00

Online ACT Teacher Prep Packet Bundle

Option A) One educator can have access to the Online ACT English/Reading Teacher Prep Packet and the Online ACT Math/Science Teacher Prep Packet

Option B) One English or Reading teacher can have access to the ACT English/Reading Teacher Prep Packet, and one Math or Science teacher can have access to the ACT Math/Science Teacher Prep Packet

$300.00

ACT Prep Class Packet #1

Option A) One educator can have access to the Online ACT English/Reading Teacher Prep Packet and the Online ACT Math/Science Teacher Prep Packet

Option B) One English or Reading teacher can have access to the ACT English/Reading Teacher Prep Packet, and one Math or Science teacher can have access to the ACT Math/Science Teacher Prep Packet

The ACT Prep Class Bundle #1 includes a one year-access to the Teachers as ACT English/Reading Coaches Course, Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course, 25 ACT Prep English/Reading Workbooks and 25 ACT Prep Math/Science Workbooks.

 

$1,300.00

Online Teachers as ACT Coaches Courses

Online TAC Courses

Online Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course

Online Teachers as ACT English/Reading Coaches Course

Video Series

Teachers as ACT English Coaches videos include

  • summary of the content of the ACT English Test
  • strategy for setting a goal score on the ACT English Test
  • learning critical pacing  strategies
  • review of punctuation, grammar, rhetoric,  and word-choice questions
  • specific test strategies and tips to succeed on the ACT English Test
  • examples passages with explanations of answers

Teachers as ACT Reading Coaches videos include

  •  why the reading test is so difficult for so many
  • setting goal score and learning how many passages are needed for it
  • the reading skills needed for success
  • essential pacing strategies
  • specific reading strategies to achieve maximum results
  • traps on the ACT Reading test and how to avoic them
  • example reading passages with explanations of answers

Additional Resources

  • English Success on the ACT teaching PowerPoint
  • Reading Success on the ACT teaching PowerPoint
  • ACT Jump Start power point for teaching 2-hour English/Reading ACT class
  • ACT prep English/Reading Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
  • Rationale for ACT Coaching
  • General Principles for Organizing ACT Prep in Schools
  • Short lesson plans for a 3-session, 2.5 hrs. English/Reading Class
  • 40 Lesson Plans for semester long ACT class
  • ACT English/Reading Student Prep Packet with additional PowerPoints (Each of your students will need printed ACT English/Reading Workbook to go along with this ACT student prep packet)
      • Tips for Taking the ACT Test
      • Punctuation Cheat Sheet
      • Wordiness
      • Verb transitions
      • Punctuation 
      • Sentence Boundaries
      • Pronouns and Apostrophes with
      • LEAST, NOT, EXCEPT
      • ACT English and Reading Quick Review
      • Context Cues for Reading

All ACT prep materials were written by Dr. Ene-Kaja Chippendale

$325.00

Online Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course

Online Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course

Video Series

Introduction

  • Introduction to the ACT
  • Common questions on the ACT and their answers

Teachers as ACT Science Coaches videos cover

  • background of the ACT Science Test
  • the 3 types of questions found on the ACT Science Test
  • the dos and don’t on the ACT Science Test
  • content found on the ACT Science Test
  • how students should use their time based on a goal score
  • general strategies for the ACT Science Tests
  • pacing strategies on the ACT Science Tests
  • strategies for the 3 passages on the ACT Science Tests

Teachers as ACT Math Coaches videos cover

  • description of the ACT Math Tests
  • content found on the ACT Math Tests
  • the dos and don’ts on the ACT Math Tests
  • pacing strategies on the ACT Math Tests based on a goal score
  • 3 ways to approach the math questions
  • calculator strategies
  • how to use our TI84 or TI84PLUS CE calculator programs

Additional Resources

  • ACT Prep Math and Science Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
  • Rationale for ACT Coaching
  • Definition, History, Ethics of Testing Coaching
  • Theoretical Foundation for the Effectiveness of Coaching
  • Short math/science lesson plans
  • 40 Math/Science Semester-long Lesson Plans
  • ACT Math/Science Student Prep Packet (Each student will need printed ACT Math/Science Workbook to go along with this ACT student prep packet)
    • Tips for Taking the ACT
    • The Power of Random guessing
    • Pacing on the ACT Math Test
    • Introducing Graphing Calculators
    • ACT Math Execution and Comprehension Error Check List
    • ACT Science Test Diagnostic
  • Additional Resources
    • 4 science tests on PowerPoint
    • ACT Item Bank (Real ACT questions sorted by topic which is ideal for classroom integration.)
    • To read or not to read… – ACT Science test document
    • Leveraging TI-84 Plus CE for ACT Success
    • Multiple content, solutions, and review guides
    • TI84 or TI84PLUS CE calculator programs

All ACT prep math and science materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss.

$325.00

Online Teachers as ACT Coaches Bundle

Option A) One educator can be let into both Teachers as Coaches courses

Option B) One English or Reading teacher can be let into the TAC English/Reading course and one Math or Science teacher can be let into the TAC Math/Science course

$600.00

ACT Prep Class Packet #2

Option A) One educator can be let into both Teachers as Coaches courses

Option B) One English or Reading teacher can be let into the TAC English/Reading course, and one Math or Science teacher can be let into the TAC Math/Science course

The ACT Prep Class Bundle includes a one year-access to the Teachers as ACT English/Reading Coaches Course, Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course, 25 ACT Prep English/Reading Workbooks and 25 ACT Prep Math/Science Workbooks. 

$1,500.00

ACT Prep Class Packet #3

Option A) One educator can be let into both Teachers as Coaches courses

Option B) One English or Reading teacher can be let into the TAC English/Reading course, and one Math or Science teacher can be let into the TAC Math/Science course

The ACT Prep Class Bundle includes a one year-access to the Teachers as ACT English/Reading Coaches Course, Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course, 50 ACT Prep English/Reading Workbooks and 50 ACT Prep Math/Science Workbooks.

 

$2,200.00

ACT Prep Class Packet #4

Option A) One educator can be let into both Teachers as Coaches courses

Option B) One English or Reading teacher can be let into the TAC English/Reading course, and one Math or Science teacher can be let into the TAC Math/Science course

The ACT Prep Class Bundle includes a one year-access to the Teachers as ACT English/Reading Coaches Course, Teachers as ACT Math/Science Coaches Course, 50 ACT Prep English/Reading Workbooks and 50 ACT Prep Math/Science Workbooks.

 

$3,500.00

Online Teaching for Success with the ACT Courses

Online TFS Courses

Online Teaching for ACT Math Success

Online Teaching Math for Success with the ACT Course

Video Series

TFS Math Course videos cover

  • detailed content of the ACT Math Test
  • how to align the content of your math classes with the ACT and Missouri Standards
  • key points to implement your math classes
  • looking at the ACT math test through the eyes of a student with varying levels of ACT math scores
  • eight specific strategies for teaching math for success with the ACT Math Test
  • reading and the ACT Math Test
  • identify ways to apply the strategies and resources to your math classes
  • TFS Math for Success with the ACT.pdf (written study guide)

Additional Resources

  • TFS Math Course resources
  • Missouri math standards for algebra 1 and 2, geometry, pre-calculus, and other math classes
  • Missouri math standards content guide
  • over 40+ math topical reviews with questions you can distribute to your classroom

All ACT prep materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss

$325.00

Online Teaching for ACT Science Success

Online Teaching Science for Success with the ACT Course

Video Series

TFS Science Course videos cover

  • Introduction to the ACT Science Test
  • detail content of the ACT Science Test
  • 3 general principles for teaching science for success with the ACT
  • 5 research principles that form the core of any ACT Science Test
  • more practice with the 5 research principles
  • find the 5 research principles on the ACT Science Test
  • evaluating your science class with regards to the teaching of the 5 core principles
  • The new Missouri standards for the science and the ACT
  • how to integrate your TFS Science Course resources into your science classes
  • TFS Science for Success with the ACT.pdf (written study guide)

Additional Resources

  • TFS Science Course resources
  • science passage sorted by the science classes
  • Missouri science standards document
  • how to implement ACT science tests into the class

All ACT prep math and science materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss.

$325.00

Online Teaching for ACT Reading Success

Online Teaching for ACT Reading Success Course

This broader course is designed for high school English and social science teachers to familiarize them with the ACT reading test and discuss how passages can be incorporated into their classrooms.   It evaluates the reading process and describes the characteristics of proficient readers.  Teachers receive ACT-specific and curriculum-based resources for teaching reading.   Both teachers and students receive downloadable materials.

Instructional reading videos for teachers

  1.  Introduction to the TFS Reading Course:  a discussion of “what is reading”? 
  2. What are the characteristics of skilled readers?  What is your instructional goal?
  3. Learning to use context cues
  4. Learning to paraphrase reading materials
  5. Identifying the reading traps hidden in ACT passages
  6. Taking and scoring a practice ACT reading passage through the eyes of your students
  7. Classroom strategies to improve reading comprehension

Supplemental reading materials for teachers

  • “Teaching Reading for ACT and School Success: the Search for Meaning” PowerPoint

for class use

  • Reading Guide: Teaching for ACT Success
  • ACT Reading Jump Start PowerPoint for teacher instruction:  one hour ACT reading class
  • Essential social studies vocabulary for high school students
  • Most challenged (banned) books from 2016 – 2020

Supplemental reading materials for students

  • ACT Reading Jump Start for students: to print
  • ACT Passage Reading Notes: 4 different versions
  • ACT passage paragraph notes for writing summaries (paraphrasing) ACT reading texts
  • Using context cues worksheet

3 ACT Reading tests:  2 versions for each test—downloadable and marked PowerPoint for class

$325.00

Online Teaching for ACT Reading Success

Online Teaching for ACT English and Writing Success Course

This course is designed for high school English teachers.  It familiarizes teachers with the ACT English and Writing tests and provides classroom resources that are both ACT specific and curriculum based English and writing activities.   Both teachers and students receive downloadable materials.

 Instructional English video for teachers 

  • Teaching for ACT English Success 

Supplemental English materials for teachers

  • Teaching for ACT English Success powerpoint
  • English Guide – Teaching for the ACT
  • ACT English Jump Start class power point for teaching
  • 4 Marked ACT test power points for class instruction

Supplemental English materials for students

  • ACT English Jump Start power point to print
  • 8 supplemental work sheets of ACT questions for the major areas of punctuation and grammar.
  •  4 ACT English tests to print

Instructional video for teachers for Writing

  • Teaching Writing for ACT Success

Supplemental writing materials for teachers

  • Writing Guide – Teaching for ACT Success

Supplemental writing materials for students

  • Students Practice Scoring ACT passages and compare to ACT scores
  • Prewriting worksheet to use with writing prompts
  • 3 additional ACT prompts for practice

    $325.00

    All ACT prep materials were written by Dr. Ene-Kaja Chippendale

    Online TAC/TFS Bundles

    Online TAC/TFS English Bundle

    Online Teachers as ACT English Coaches Course

    Video Series

    Teachers as ACT English Coaches videos include

    • summary of the content of the ACT English Test
    • strategy for setting a goal score on the ACT English Test
    • learning critical pacing  strategies
    • review of punctuation, grammar, rhetoric,  and word-choice questions
    • specific test strategies and tips to succeed on the ACT English Test
    • examples passages with explanations of answers

    Additional Resources

    • English Success on the ACT teaching PowerPoint
    • ACT Jump Start power point for teaching 2-hour English/Reading ACT class
    • ACT prep English/Reading Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20plus shipping)
    • Rationale for ACT Coaching
    • General Principles for Organizing ACT Prep in Schools
    • Short lesson plans for a 3-session, 2.5 hrs. English/Reading Class
    • 40 Lesson Plans for semester long ACT class
    • English/Reading Supplemental Handouts
        • Punctuation Cheat Sheet with power point (PP)
        • Wordiness with (PP)
        • Verb transitions with (PP)
        • Punctuation with (PP)
        • Sentence Boundaries with (PP)
        • Pronouns and Apostrophes with (PP)
        • LEAST, NOT, EXCEPT with (PP)
        • ACT English Quick Review with (PP)
        • Context Cues for Reading with (PP)
        • Last Minute Tips for Taking the ACT Test

    Online Teaching for ACT English and Writing Success Course

    This course is designed for high school English teachers.  It familiarizes teachers with the ACT English and Writing tests and provides classroom resources that are both ACT specific and curriculum based English and writing activities.   Both teachers and students receive downloadable materials.

     Instructional English video for teachers 

    • Teaching for ACT English Success 

    Supplemental English materials for teachers

    • Teaching for ACT English Success powerpoint
    • English Guide – Teaching for the ACT
    • ACT English Jump Start class power point for teaching
    • 4 Marked ACT test power points for class instruction

    Supplemental English materials for students

    • ACT English Jump Start power point to print
    • 8 supplemental work sheets of ACT questions for the major areas of punctuation and grammar.
    •  4 ACT English tests to print

    Instructional video for teachers for Writing

    • Teaching Writing for ACT Success

    Supplemental writing materials for teachers

    • Writing Guide – Teaching for ACT Success

    Supplemental writing materials for students

    • Students Practice Scoring ACT passages and compare to ACT scores
    • Prewriting worksheet to use with writing prompts
    • 3 additional ACT prompts for practice

      All ACT prep materials were written by Dr. Ene Chippendale

      $600.00

      Online TAC/TFS Reading Bundle

      Online Teachers as ACT Reading Coaches Course

      Video Series

      Teachers as ACT Reading Coaches videos include

      •  why the reading test is so difficult for so many
      • setting goal score and learning how many passages are needed for it
      • the reading skills needed for success
      • essential pacing strategies
      • specific reading strategies to achieve maximum results
      • traps on the ACT Reading test and how to avoid them
      • example reading passages with explanations of answers

      Additional Resources

      • Reading Success on the ACT teaching PowerPoint
      • ACT Jump Start PowerPoint for teaching 2-hour English/Reading ACT class
      • ACT prep English/Reading Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
      • Rationale for ACT Coaching
      • General Principles for Organizing ACT Prep in Schools
      • Short lesson plans for a 3-session, 2.5 hrs. English/Reading Class
      • 40 Lesson Plans for semester-long ACT class
      • Reading Supplemental Handouts
          • ACT Reading Quick Review with (PP)
          • Context Cues for Reading with (PP)
          • Last Minute Tips for Taking the ACT Test

      Online Teaching for ACT Reading Success Course

      This broader course is designed for high school English and social science teachers to familiarize them with the ACT reading test and discuss how passages can be incorporated into their classrooms.   It evaluates the reading process and describes the characteristics of proficient readers.  Teachers receive ACT-specific and curriculum-based resources for teaching reading.   Both teachers and students receive downloadable materials.

      Instructional reading videos for teachers

      1.  Introduction to the TFS Reading Course:  a discussion of “what is reading”? 
      2. What are the characteristics of skilled readers?  What is your instructional goal?
      3. Learning to use context cues
      4. Learning to paraphrase reading materials
      5. Identifying the reading traps hidden in ACT passages
      6. Taking and scoring a practice ACT reading passage through the eyes of your students
      7. Classroom strategies to improve reading comprehension

      Supplemental reading materials for teachers

      • “Teaching Reading for ACT and School Success: the Search for Meaning” PowerPoint

      for class use

      • Reading Guide: Teaching for ACT Success
      • ACT Reading Jump Start PowerPoint for teacher instruction:  one hour ACT reading class
      • Essential social studies vocabulary for high school students
      • Most challenged (banned) books from 2016 – 2020

      Supplemental reading materials for students

      • ACT Reading Jump Start for students: to print
      • ACT Passage Reading Notes: 4 different versions
      • ACT passage paragraph notes for writing summaries (paraphrasing) ACT reading texts
      • Using context cues worksheet

      3 ACT Reading tests:  2 versions for each test—downloadable and marked PowerPoint for class

      All ACT prep materials were written by Dr. Ene Chippendale

      $600.00

      Online TAC/TFS Math Bundle

      Online Teachers as ACT Math Coaches Course

      Video Series

      Introduction

      • Introduction to the ACT
      • Common questions on the ACT and their answers

      Teachers as ACT Science Coaches videos cover

      • background of the ACT Science Test
      • the 3 types of questions found on the ACT Science Test
      • the dos and don’t on the ACT Science Test
      • content found on the ACT Science Test
      • how students should use their time based on a goal score
      • general strategies for the ACT Science Tests
      • pacing strategies on the ACT Science Tests
      • strategies for the 3 passages on the ACT Science Tests

      Teachers as ACT Math Coaches videos cover

      • description of the ACT Math Tests
      • content found on the ACT Math Tests
      • the dos and don’ts on the ACT Math Tests
      • pacing strategies on the ACT Math Tests based on a goal score
      • 3 ways to approach the math questions
      • calculator strategies
      • how to use our TI84 or TI84PLUS CE calculator programs

      Additional Resources

      • ACT Prep Math and Science Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
      • Rationale for ACT Coaching
      • Definition, History, Ethics of Testing Coaching
      • Theoretical Foundation for the Effectiveness of Coaching
      • Short math/science lesson plans
      • 40 Math/Science Semester-long Lesson Plans
      • Math/Science Supplemental Handouts
        • 4 science tests on PowerPoint
        • Pacing on the ACT Math Test
        • ACT Math Execution and Comprehension Error CheckList
        • Introducing Graphing Calculators
        • Multiple content, solutions, and review guides
        • TI84 or TI84PLUS CE calculator programs
        • Instructions on how to download and use the TI84 Calculator programs
        • To read or not to read… – ACT Science test document
        • Leveraging TI-84 Plus CE for ACT Success
        • ACT Item Bank (Real ACT questions sorted by topic which is ideal for classroom integration.)

      Online Teaching Math for Success with the ACT Course

      Video Series

      TFS Math Course videos cover

      • detailed content of the ACT Math Test
      • how to align the content of your math classes with the ACT and Missouri Standards
      • key points to implement your math classes
      • looking at the ACT math test through the eyes of a student with varying levels of ACT math scores
      • eight specific strategies for teaching math for success with the ACT Math Test
      • reading and the ACT Math Test
      • identify ways to apply the strategies and resources to your math classes
      • TFS Math for Success with the ACT.pdf (written study guide)

      Additional Resources

      • TFS Math Course resources
      • Missouri math standards for algebra 1 and 2, geometry, pre-calculus, and other math classes
      • Missouri math standards content guide
      • over 40+ math topical reviews with questions you can distribute to your classroom

      All ACT prep math and science materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss.

      $600.00

      Online TAC/TFS Science Bundle

      Online Teachers as ACT Science Coaches Course

      Video Series

      Introduction

      • Introduction to the ACT
      • Common questions on the ACT and their answers

      Teachers as ACT Science Coaches videos cover

      • background of the ACT Science Test
      • the 3 types of questions found on the ACT Science Test
      • the dos and don’t on the ACT Science Test
      • content found on the ACT Science Test
      • how students should use their time based on a goal score
      • general strategies for the ACT Science Tests
      • pacing strategies on the ACT Science Tests
      • strategies for the 3 passages on the ACT Science Tests

       

      Additional Resources

      • ACT Prep Math and Science Workbook (2022) (hard copy extra $20 plus shipping)
      • Rationale for ACT Coaching
      • Definition, History, Ethics of Testing Coaching
      • Theoretical Foundation for the Effectiveness of Coaching
      • Short math/science lesson plans
      • 40 Math/Science Semester-long Lesson Plans
      • Math/Science Supplemental Handouts
        • 4 science tests on PowerPoint
        • Pacing on the ACT Math Test
        • ACT Math Execution and Comprehension Error Check List
        • Introducing Graphing Calculators
        • Multiple content, solutions, and review guides
        • TI84 or TI84PLUS CE calculator programs
        • Instructions on how to download and use the TI84 Calculator programs
        • To read or not to read… – ACT Science test document
        • Leveraging TI-84 Plus CE for ACT Success
        • ACT Item Bank (Real ACT questions sorted by topic which is ideal for classroom integration.)

      Online Teaching Science for Success with the ACT Course

      Video Series

      TFS Science Course videos cover

      • Introduction to the ACT Science Test
      • detail content of the ACT Science Test
      • 3 general principles for teaching science for success with the ACT
      • 5 research principles that form the core of any ACT Science Test
      • more practice with the 5 research principles
      • find the 5 research principles on the ACT Science Test
      • evaluating your science class with regards to the teaching of the 5 core principles
      • The new Missouri standards for the science and the ACT
      • how to integrate your TFS Science Course resources into your science classes
      • TFS Science for Success with the ACT.pdf (written study guide)

      Additional Resources

      • TFS Science Course resources
      • science passage sorted by the science classes
      • Missouri science standards document
      • how to implement ACT science tests into the class

      All ACT prep math and science materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss.

      All ACT prep math and science materials were written by Dr. Gary Moss.

      $600.00

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