 SHSAT Course Syllabus

Here is what you will be learning for the course. You are required to do all homework that is given. It is an extended course to your regular math class. Make sure you understand that it will not always correlate with the class work and it might cover more than what is expected in the classroom. Below is how we will start.

This is a twenty day course:

Days 1-5

• Know the test and format
• Know the different types of test strategies
• Pre-test involving sample SSAT test
• Review Test
• Arithmetic Review
1. Integers, Fractions, Positive/Negative, Even/Odd, Prime/Composite, Consecutive Numbers
2. Absolute Value
3. Factors and Multiples
4. The Order of Operations
5. Divisibility Rules
6. Fractions and Decimals
7. Common Percent Equivalences
8. Rounding
9. Exponents and Roots
10. Scientific Notation
11. Percents; part, percent, whole {increasing and decreasing}
12.
13. Average, Median, and Mode
14. Ratios, Proportions and Rates
15. Probability; one and two events
16. Strange Symbolism and Terminology
1. Integers, Fractions, Positive/Negative, Even/Odd, Prime/Composite, Consecutive Numbers
2. Absolute Value
3. Factors and Multiples
4. The Order of Operations
5. Divisibility Rules
6. Fractions and Decimals
7. Common Percent Equivalences
8. Rounding
9. Exponents and Roots
10. Scientific Notation
11. Percents; part, percent, whole {increasing and decreasing}
12.
13. Average, Median, and Mode
14. Ratios, Proportions and Rates
15. Probability; one and two events
16. Strange Symbolism and Terminology

Days 6-10

• Algebra Review & Algebra Word problems
1. Expressions
2. Equations
3. Substitution
4. Inequalities
5. Translation
6. Symbolism Word Problems
7. Formula Word Problems

Days 11-15

• Geometry Review
1. Lines and Line Segments, Midpoint
2. Angles
3. Triangles
4. Side Angle Ratios
5. Properties/Characteristics of Quadrilaterals
6. Circles
7. Coordinate Geometry
8. Slope of a line and Equation of a Line
9. Finding Lengths

Days 16-20

• Questions, Questions, Questions…

Remember we only have twenty days to prepare for this exam.

Good Luck

Mrs. Chow