Get one-on-one tutoring sessions designed as a supplemental resource for students currently enrolled in High School English. Students will have access to both real time and virtual content designed to boost their performance in class and on exams. Tutors will tailor the content to better fit the short and long term needs of each student. Students will get the support and the tools for more clear, concise and logical writing. Students will utilize writing assignments from their regular English class as well as skill building activities provided by the instructor to enhance their writing skills for higher levels of high school English and beyond.
Students will learn how to:
Write arguments to support claims using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products.
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.