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Dr. D. B.

Dr. D. B.

4.9(60)
I have extensive experience helping students develop effective reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary skills.
$1$35
/30 mins
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Cindy P.

Cindy P.

4.9(39)
Looking for a teacher to improve your child's reading fluency and phonemic awareness? Then look no further! My reading lessons are fun and engaging, employing your child's interest, games, videos and music to the lesson. I am a patient tutor who will utilize various approaches to tackle your child's problem areas and challenges. Does your child have a test coming up? I can help to prepare him or her to ace that test and have fun to boot! Some of the topics we will cover include intonation, phonics, pronunciation, pacing, confidence and fluency.
$1$20
/30 mins
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Ginni A.

Ginni A.

4.9(98)
Moms and Dads, I'm here to help! This is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'll do it. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history or any other subject that you've been designated as teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for 25 years, focusing on how each student needs to learn and helping them to succeed. You can do this! Your child can too!
$1$35
/30 mins
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Natalie

Natalie

4.9(24)
Critical reading and reading comprehension stem from critical thinking skills. When tutoring children in reading, I try to use the Socratic method of teaching as much as possible so they can find the answers to questions by themselves and the right answers make sense to them. More importantly, I encourage them to enjoy reading and explore their own creativity. Online tools like ReadTheory and Quill (aligned to the Common Core curriculum) help me assess their reading levels and see which key concept areas they are struggling with. For school or test prep, I teach older students the most straightforward strategies to quickly and confidently find the answers in a passage or text. I also work with them to break down complex material into manageable pieces so they can better understand what they are reading.
$1$100
/60 mins
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Stephenie G.

Stephenie G.

4.9(16)
Experienced English reading teacher of 3 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of English reading skills. I specialize in early reading skills through the use of phonics, academic reading, reading comprehension, and college level reading comprehension. I typically use a variety of books for all levels of readers, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: worksheets and various written activities geared specifically toward your needs that I create especially for you.
$1$15
/30 mins
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Nick P.

Nick P.

4.9(40)
With a degree in English Literature, reading comprehension has been the most important aspect of my academic career. I know how to help you confidently navigate and come to a more complete and nuanced understanding of what you are reading, the main morals, motifs, and main purpose of each piece you read. Our focus will of course be on coming to a complete and correct understanding of exactly what you are reading. Depending on the level you are at, our sessions will eventually inspire you to develop your own bold and unique opinions on everything that you read going forward.
$1$60
/30 mins
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Sara G

Sara G

5(43)
I have taught reading to students beginning to learn the alphabet as well as international graduate students. Whether you want to improve your working vocabulary or fluency I am prepared to develop a specialized plan of instruction for you. Let's get started! IF A TIME IS NOT LISTED AS AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE. I CAN PROBABLY ACCOMMODATE YOU :)
$1$30
/30 mins
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Tom S.

Tom S.

4.9(39)
English Grammar Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Students Course provides dedicated learners the chance to practice various types of writing through reading ... phrases (noun, verb, adjectival, adverbial, participial, prepositional, absolute) and clauses (independent, dependent; noun, relative, adverbial) to convey specific meanings and add variety and interest to writing or presentations, e.g., school and careers. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
$1$35
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Reading is an integral part of learning and working in today’s world, serving as a backbone of education and self-improvement.

Reading has been practiced as long as the written word has existed. Nowadays, there are many different mediums, including books, magazines, newspapers, websites, and comic books. Learning how to read includes improving comprehension, phonics, and spelling. Because reading is such a fundamental skill, it is vital to succeed in other fields, providing the basis of study and learning necessary to education.

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Beginners learn to read by following a step-by-step process of understanding letters, sounds, and words, eventually incorporating these into full sentences. Eventually, the beginner will comprehend more complex ideas as concepts like metaphors and analogies are incorporated. The ideal way for a beginner to learn to read is through a private tutor, who offers the best online reading lessons or in-person sessions. Expert reading teachers will be able to take you or your child’s reading skills to new heights.

What are the 7 steps of reading?

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The 7 steps of reading are, 1: Understand the sounds of individual letters, 2: Teach sound blends, 3: Teach whole words, 4: Present meanings, 5: Teach word parts, 6: Put words in contexts, 7: Teach reading comprehension. For beginners, working through this process is a lot easier with experienced reading teachers helping them incorporate these levels of understanding into their reading. Reading lessons are more effective with an experienced teacher who understands these concepts.

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