Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today we reviewed how to organize thoughts prior to writing. We also practiced developing a thesis statement and ensuring that all of the analysis and evidence tie back into the thesis."
"We worked on editing a short essay that the student had written in class as practice for the test. I showed her how to outline an essay and how to form a thesis. I believe a lot of progress was made!"
"The student and I spent this session just working on writing skills. As a stylistic technique, I had him practice crafting sentences beginning with an adverbial clause or with a gerund. This is to help him learn to vary sentence structure rather than always opening with subject and verb. Then we did an exercise in creative writing which involved making an outline for a story from a comic strip without words. He made the outline and for his homework he is going to write the story since we only had time to do the first paragraph of the story during our session."