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A+ Learning Center SSAT curriculum covers the following contents:

  • Elementary Level SSAT - For children currently in 3rd and 4th grades who are applying for admission to 4th and 5th grades.

  • Middle Level SSAT - For children currently in grades 5-7 who seek admission to grades 6 through 8.

  • Upper Level SSAT - For children currently in grades 8-11 who are applying for admission to grades 9 through PG (Post Graduate).

  • SSAT/ISEE Intensive Summer Prep Course

 Verbal:

  •  Demonstrate command of the knowledge of word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  •  Distinguish among the associations of words with similar definitions/denotations.

  •  Acquire and use accurately academic and domain-specific vocabularies.

  •  Compare and contrast the following relationships among words:
     ✧Cause-effect
     ✧Part-whole
     ✧Positive-negative
     ✧Degree
     ✧Purpose
     ✧Association
     ✧Quantity-quality
     ✧Subjective-objective
     ✧Homophony
     ✧Active-passive
     ✧Physical-mental
     ✧Human-nonhuman
     ✧Syntax
     ✧Shape relations

Reading Comprehension:

  •  Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details.

  •  Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator in a text.

  •  Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

  •  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

  •  Demand the techniques to crack the following types of questions:
    ✧ Main idea Question

    ✧ Summary Question
    ✧ Inference Question
    ✧ Example Question
    ✧ Word-in-Context Question
    ✧ Analogy Question

       ✧ Understanding Attitude Question

       ✧ Understanding Purpose

       ✧ Relationship Question

       ✧ Overall Structural Relationships

Writing:

  •  Write narratives to develop imagined events.

  • Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing the characters.

  •  Organize an event sequence naturally.

  •  Use narrative techniques to develop experiences and events.

  •  Use a variety of transitional words/phrases to manage the sequence of events.

  •  Use appropriate words and sensory details to convey experiences and events.

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(425) 502-7539

Address

Elementary Level:13333 Bel-Red Rd Suite 101, Bellevue, WA 98005

Junior High Level13343 Bel-Red Rd Suite 220, Bellevue, WA 98005

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