Virtual classes for grades 8 to 12
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Harvard-Westlake is partnering with College Essay Guy to offer this workshop to rising seniors. College Essay Guy provides expert writing coaches and a proven curriculum to help you write your college essay. The first three days of this workshop are delivered by the team at College Essay Guy. After completing a draft of your essay during the first three days, you will receive feedback from a college admission officer from a local university and from an upper school dean. This workshop provides a unique opportunity for you to focus solely and intensely on the essay before classes begin in September. Please only register for one session. PREREQUISITES: HW Students Only
This Advanced Spanish Skills course is for anyone who has taken Spanish II or III and who wants to reinforce Spanish skills. The goal is to fortify the communicative skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Instruction will address your individual needs and weaknesses to prepare you for more advanced work in Spanish. This workshop is recommended for anyone who wants to enroll in Spanish III Honors or AP Spanish Language after completing Spanish III.
This course is designed to help you improve your math skills in preparation for Calculus. You will review of the important types of problems from algebra, geometry, and precalculus that Calculus students must be able to solve. The problem solutions require algebraic, trigonometric, and geometric techniques, all of which will be reviewed. You will practice the steps needed to approach complex, multi-step problems. These problems will require you to use math studied in the past as well as to practice explaining problems with a sketch or verbal description. You will also be provided with ample practice with the graphing calculator. PREREQUISITES: HW Students Only
Anyone in Precalculus is expected to develop a mastery of elementary functions that intertwine concepts from both Algebra and Geometry. The pace of the course requires you to grasp new theories and results on a daily basis. The objective of the four-week summer course is to prepare you to be successful in such a challenging and rigorous environment. The course will focus on reinforcing and establishing fundamental concepts from both algebra and geometry, such as properties of fractions, exponents, graphs and transformation of functions, triangles and trigonometric functions. PREREQUISITES: HW Students Only
This intensive three-week course is intended for students who need to review basic skills from Algebra I essential to one's success in subsequent mathematics courses. Topics will include: the Real Number System and its properties, Solving Linear Equations, Solving Multi-Step and Compound Linear Inequalities, Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring, Solving Systems of Equations, Laws of Exponents, Monomial and Polynomial Expressions, Rational Expressions, Intro to Functions, Graphing, Problem Solving Approaches, and Numeracy.