ACT & College Preparation Course for the Christian Student

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New Leaf Publishing Group, 2012 - Education - 332 pages
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Your ACT score is key in determining college scholarships and admissions. Prepare to excel with The ACT & College Preparation Course for the Christian Student, written by James P. Stobaugh, an experienced ACT/SAT grader, graduate of Harvard and Rutgers, as well as Princeton & Gordon Conwell seminaries. With these 50 devotion-based lessons, Stobaugh expects "Christian students should score 4 5 points higher on the exam."

Whether used over the course of a year or in 50 days, high school teens will:

Master stress reduction techniques and test-taking skills

Complete exercises designed to hone their English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science skills

Improve reading skills, vocabulary development, and comprehension

Strengthen essay skills for the optional writing portion of the exam

Develop and strengthen their faith in God and the authority of His Word.

This course also offers a free downloadable workbook available at nlpg.com/ACTwkbk.

 

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User Review  - April E - Christianbook.com

James Stobaugh is a graduate of Harvard and an experienced ACT and SAT grader. He has used that experience to write an ACT preparation course for Christian students which will aid them in earning ... Read full review

Fantastic! A must-read for every student!

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Is your child hoping to attend college in the near future? Do you want to make sure he is prepared to write his SAT or ACT test? Do you also want to shore up your child’s Christian faith before he ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Lesson 1 The Loss of Transcendence
15
Lesson 2 The Way the Truth and The Life
19
Lesson 3 What is Truth?
23
Lesson 4 Finish the Race
28
Lesson 5 I Cant Think
33
Lesson 6 Masters of Disguise
37
Lesson 7 Crossing the Creepy Line
44
Lesson 30 Jeremiah
161
Lesson 31 Read a Good Book
166
Lesson 32 Peanut Butter and Jelly
171
Lesson 33 Making Do
176
Lesson 34 Humans Cannot Bear Much Reality
180
Lesson 35 What is Love?
184
Lesson 36 The Anointed Elite
189
Lesson 37 Home
194

A Different Kind of Hero
50
Lesson 9 Pretending
55
Lesson 10 Bokononism
60
Lesson 11 Moral Man and Immoral Society
65
Lesson 12 Under My Bed
69
Lesson 13 The Evangelical Revolution Part I
74
Lesson 14 The Evangelical Revolution Part II
80
Lesson 15 HO HO HO
87
Lesson 16 Prophetic Imagination
92
Lesson 17 Modernism
97
Lesson 18 Home
103
Lesson 19 History
108
Lesson 20 James Jesse Bayne
114
Lesson 21 Uncle Roy
119
Lesson 22 Redolent Gardens
123
Lesson 23 Man and Beast
127
Lesson 24 Divine Contradiction
131
Lesson 25 Convenient Delusions
136
Lesson 26 The Iconoclast
141
Lesson 27 A Gathered Inheritance
146
Lesson 28 Rewriting History
151
Lesson 29 Daddy
155
Lesson 38 An Excuse to be Redeemed
199
Lesson 39 Elevators
205
Lesson 40 A New Creation
210
Lesson 41 Toleration
215
Lesson 42 The Cry of Modern Man
220
Lesson 43 The Stranger
225
Lesson 44 Is There Anything Else?
231
Lesson 45 Life Like a Dream Is Lived Alone
235
Lesson 46 The Closing of the American Mind
240
Lesson 47 A Parable
246
Lesson 48 Fires of Life
251
Lesson 49 Philosophy
256
Lesson 50 Honey Bunny
260
Endnotes
264
Answers
268
Appendix A Vocabulary Helps
299
Appendix B Book List
300
Appendix C Reading Journal
321
Appendix D Devotional Journal
322
Appendix E Greek Morphemes Index
323
Appendix F Latin Morphemes Index
327
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