Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today, I had the student provide me with a short writing sample in order to warm him up. I also used this to see how his spelling skills are improving as we study word parts and concepts. We then used an interactive read aloud book in order to help with his motivation. He read along with an intro book. Afterwards, he completed a short assessment based on his fluency with sight words."
"Student 1 went first today. She had already finished her book, Balto, and her reading comprehension of it was very high--she seemed to love it. She took a spelling test and got 100%. She also took and mastered a vocabulary test as well as learned two new sets of vocabulary words (she is extremely close to being done with vocabulary for the year!) Student 2 read a chapter of the assigned book. He also took a spelling test and did very well. He also took and aced a vocabulary test--he learned the words today and got them immediately. We then concluded the observation part of his poetry unit by having him write a poem on something he observed. He chose the view outside the windows in the living room. He seemed to really enjoy brainstorming and writing a poem and his grasp of poetry has definitely improved. Well done!"
"The student began working from a 1st grade assessment packet, I tested him on reading and blending nonsense words as well as 1st grade reading fluency passages. The student also worked on fixing sentences that had incorrect spelling and punctuation. He also read a Level J book and we reviewed adjectives and nouns."