US Grade 6 - 10
In each session, tutoring students will do the following: ~read a short excerpt of a text (poetry, novel excerpts, or informational texts) and analyze it by answering higher-level comprehension questions ~answer a writing prompt ~have explicit grammar instruction ~have explicit vocabulary instruction I incorporate plenty of time for the student to talk and ask questions, as I believe this helps them learn and retain information. I differentiate my instruction based on the learning style...
This class is taught in English.
Over time, students will be able to: ~define and identify the 9 parts of speech ~define and identify subject and predicate ~define and identify declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative sentences ~define and identify simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences ~identify and use basic punctuation marks ~identify the genre of a text ~identity the seven plot elements ~identify and discuss the various elements of character development ~identify tone and mood using citations from the text ~make inferences from the text using correct citations from the text ~identify various literary devices and elements and analyze their impact on the plot and character development ~identify the internal and external conflicts various characters experience ~identify and differentiate between types of conflict: man vs, man/man vs. self/man vs. nature ~write brief summaries of specific passages of the text ~compare and contrast characters in a text and in multiple texts ~identify the narrator's point of view (perspective) first, second, or third person ~identify the topic and theme of a text ~evaluate the validity of a thesis in a non-fiction text ~write essay responses to higher-level comprehension questions about a text
I am a certified English Language Arts teacher with 21 years of teaching experience.
Student will review vocabulary, grammar, and reading and writing strategies as directed.
~note-taking method ~paper and pencil ~3 x 5 notecards
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Meet the teacher
Hello Learners! My name is Amy Snook, and I have been teaching for twenty-three years. I love helping students reach their learning goals by making classes fun and engaging. Whether I am teaching high school students how to analyze and make...
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