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Tom S.

Tom S.

4.9(39)
Our lesson will include a Reading & Writing Workbook, lots of Instruction and Practice! English Usage/Mechanics Grammar and Usage: Your understanding of the agreement between subject and verb, between pronoun and antecedent, and between modifiers and the word modified; verb formation; pronoun case; formation of comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs; and idiomatic usage. Example: Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, circle choice A. 1. The wide variety of spices and condiments used in sausage making including salt and, it depends on the ethnic or regional origin of the recipe, coriander, nutmeg, cloves, garlic, vinegar, mace, pepper, chili peppers, or pistachio nuts. (A) including salt and, it depends (B) include salt, depending (C) includes salt, and it depends (D) includes salt and, depending (E) including salt and, depending Answer: 1. D Choice (D) avoids the error of the original by using a singular verb, “includes,” to agree with the singular noun, “variety,” and by eliminating the unnecessary pronoun “it.” Sentence Structure: Your understanding of relationships between and among clauses, placement of modifiers, and shifts in construction. Rhetorical Skills Organization: How well do you organize ideas and choose effectively opening, transitional, and closing sentences. Style: How well do you select precise and appropriate words, maintain the level of style and tone, manage sentence elements for rhetorical effectiveness, and avoid ambiguous pronoun references, wordiness, and redundancy. more... College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards (English Language Arts) Addressed: Example: The following sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. If the sentence contains an error, circle the letter that corresponds to the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence contains no error, circle choice E. 1. From its modest beginnings as a series of brief vignettes to its establishment as the A B longest-running prime-time animated series on television, The Simpsons transformed the C way both the audiences and television programmers view the animated sitcom. No error D E ..... The error in this sentence occurs at (D), where there is an improper idiom. What follows each part of the “both...and” construction must be grammatically parallel, but here “both” is followed by the article “the” while “and” is followed by the noun “television programmers.” Language Conventions of Standard English: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Knowledge of Language: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6 Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression. PART 4 Reading Key Ideas and Details: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. Craft and Structure: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5 Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9 Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.10 Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently. Writing Text Types and Purposes: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences. Production and Distribution of Writing: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
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Joanne T.

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Katrina Z.

Katrina Z.

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I've been teaching the SAT and ACT for 9+ years and my students have gone on to boost their scores by 200+ points. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending an Ivy League university, I am extremely capable of not only helping you reach your goals, but pushing you further in accomplishing amazing achievements! Boost your scores by learning with a tutor who achieved a perfect score on the SAT and ACT.
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Sara G

Sara G

5(51)
I have earned my BA and an MA in education which allows me a deeper understanding of not only how to teach, but how to learn. I want to pass on this knowledge to you or your child. I have spent my life developing good study skills and have used them successfully at all levels of my education as an international baccalaureate and AP student and as an undergraduate and graduate student. I have also taught international students the skills necessary to succeed in a college environment in English for academic preparedness classes which not only teach the language but the culture of the university. IF A TIME IS NOT LISTED AS AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE. I CAN PROBABLY ACCOMMODATE YOU :)
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Christopher A.

Christopher A.

5(19)
I have helped dozens of students over the last eight years improve their SAT scores dramatically. There are clear types of questions the math section of the SAT repeatedly asks. The first step to mastering the test is to know how to do each type, the next and most often neglected step is to know how to do each type with ease and the last step is to be able to quickly recognize each type and apply the techniques necessary for solving them. My method for achieving this is to explain the concepts multiple ways to find the one that makes most sense to the student. Then I have students repeatedly do each type until they become commonplace. Last, I have them do as many practice tests as possible so they learn to apply the concepts utilizing time management. By repeating each question type rather than doing one and moving one I ensure that the concept sticks in the student's mind. By repeatedly taking practice tests students earn the confidence they need on testing day to perform their best.
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Albert E.

Albert E.

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Need help preparing for the math section of the SAT? With over 5 years of 1:1 tutoring experience, I have been helping others ace the math section of the SAT by tailoring to each student's individual needs and providing best testing practices that can help them answer the unique problem sets the SAT has. I can help prepare students for either SAT I or II.
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Michael R.

Michael R.

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The math teachers in the classrooms are so busy teaching students WHAT to do, they don't have the time to explain WHY it's done that way. This is where I'm different. Instead of having students memorize formulas, I derive them. My students understand the thinking that went into the formulas and are better prepared to not only retain the formulas longer, but also recognize when a situation (word problem) calls for a particular formula. The way I explain it, MATH ALWAYS MAKES SENSE. In my 18 years of experience, I've become very acquainted with the common core curriculum for Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus. On my own and through a variety of companies, I've helped HUNDREDS of students prepare for both the SAT and ACT math tests. I also cover AP Calculus and I've lost count of how many of my students scored 5. (On a scale of 1 to 5.)
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Matthew H.

Matthew H.

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I have taught 30+ students in SAT Math (as well as English/Reading/Writing, and ACT students) Using my broad teaching expertise and coursework in mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry) I have helped prospective university students (juniors, seniors and even sophomores) get the scores they need to gain acceptance to their top school choices. Let me show you how successful you or your child can be!
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I hired Matt based on positive reviews. What a great choice! My daughter had taken the SAT 3 times before contacting Matt. She was 30 points away from qualifying for a  substantial scholarship. With

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