English Tutoring

Elementary English tutoring programs in Richmond Hill.

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English Tutoring Programs

English is one of the most important subject students will learn during their school years. It’s the foundations for learning and they are used in every subject learned. Having strong English skills will benefit their everyday life (both in and out of school).

When learning English, your child's progress includes three main elements: reading, writing, and spelling.

With Elementary Tutor’s tutors, students will develop and have a strong basis in the fundamental principles of English.

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Grade 1 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Write short sentences and paragraphs that will show and demonstrate personal events and experiences
  • Express and classify images with words
  • Learn to spell words and how to form short simple sentences

Reading

  • Students will learn to read different forms of simple texts that range from short stories to song lyrics

Oral Communication

  • Expressing own feelings and opinions about certain texts and stories.
  • Learn how to respond to certain questions related to a written text

Media Literacy

  • Students will learn how to respond to different types of texts from the media (e.g. advertisements, photographs, etc.)

Grade 2 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Demonstrate and learn how to write responses to questions asked about a provided text
  • Arranging and sorting ideas and thoughts by writing them into a sentence or paragraph
  • Create a story using the five Ws (Who, What, Where, When, Why)

Reading

  • Learn how to understand point of view in certain given texts
  • Looking at the styles and patterns when reading and trying to understand a text
  • Examine different parts of a text (e.g. setting of a story and word choices)

Oral Communication

  • Learn and improve listening skills
  • Explain parts of a story or text

Media Literacy

  • Describe and explain a photograph or video through writing and spoken words
  • Interpreting stories with images

Grade 3 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Learning to proofread by using the Proofreaders’ Marks
  • Generating different styles and classification (genre) of writing

Reading

  • Students will learn and be able to read longer texts
  • Reading and maintaining ideas and information when reading a given text
  • Pinpoint themes and character features and understanding how each of the aspects fit into a story

Oral Communication

  • Learn to pronounce words and how to follow sentences when reading a given text aloud
  • Demonstrate and present ideas briefly

Media Literacy

  • Learning how to understand and explain different types of media (e.g. movies, magazines, storyboards, etc.)

Grade 4 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Develop a rough draft
  • Peer editing written work
  • Learning how to summarize the main points of a text

Reading

  • Learning how to proofread a text or story
  • Read and understand different types of texts

Oral Communication

  • Responding to questions in class
  • Learning to understand how to speak in formal and informal ways
  • Practice active listening

Media Literacy

  • Learning to create important and powerful messages using symbols, signs, photographs
  • Learning and understand what the role of the audience does
  • Creating own opinions relating to different media texts

Grade 5 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Learning how to organize ideas and thoughts within their piece of writing
  • Recognizing and selecting new vocabulary
  • Learning how to create and edit different types of written drafts
  • Learning and understand how to build a portfolio within their writing

Reading

  • Analyzing different types of reading materials
  • Examining texts and learning how to respond to story (narrative) patterns
  • Recognize and pinpoint different types of themes and styles

Oral Communication

  • Make use of listening strategies
  • Understanding ideas and theory when taking part in active listening
  • Understanding and interpret oral texts
  • Participating and learning how to be involved in group discussion

Media Literacy

  • Creating opinions relating to the media such as ads, newspaper articles, etc.
  • Understanding and recognize point of views and purpose of different types of media

Grade 6 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Develop and organize content
  • Use knowledge of form and style in writing
  • Learn to present written work accurately and successfully
  • Demonstrate and use appropriate writing strategies
  • Proofread pieces of writing by using proper grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary

Reading

  • Students will read for meaning
  • Understand form and style
  • Learn to summarize a given text and noting important details within a text
  • Learn to read with confidence

Grade 7 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Create and organize content in their writing
  • Use knowledge of form and style in writing
  • Demonstrate written work successfully
  • Reflect on their writing skills
  • Expand their vocabulary and use proper grammar and punctuation

Reading

  • Read with fluency for meaning
  • Understand form and style
  • Obtain and gain appropriate skills and strategies in reading
  • Read more advanced different styles of texts (e.g. novels, short stories, poetry, autobiographies, etc.)
  • Metacognition

Grade 8 English Tutoring Topics

Writing

  • Create and organize content in their writing
  • Use knowledge of form and style in writing
  • Demonstrate and show written work successfully
  • Describe the purpose and audience within their writing
  • Learn the different styles of writing (e.g. report, essay, summary etc)
  • Punctuation, vocabulary, and grammar

Reading

  • Advance their reading skills
  • Gain further knowledge of the different form and styles in reading
  • Learn to relate to what they have read from a text to their personal experience

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Elementary Tutor’s Tutoring program will help your child develop strong thinking and learning skills. At the same time, they will also be improving their English (reading and writing), math, and study skills. Get started by clicking the link below.

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