Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Today the student and I read another chapter of the Hobbit, one of the more exciting ones, since we finally got to read about Smaug the dragon. We also did more SSAT test prep, focusing on analogies, did more creative writing about Gandalf, and in the last hour discussed the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. "
"The student and I met for the last time for his test prep. We continued with some math word problem examples and discussed how to write a coherent essay. We also discussed how to make an outline for the essay and the major sections of an essay (intro, body, conclusion). He has made great improvements in his math skills, and will continue to practice on his own with several practice exam books."
"VERBAL: -Reviewed vocab list -Guessing and omitting strategies -Sentence completion strategy review. Practice Test 1 Section 5 -Reading comprehension strategy. Understand questions before answering. Eliminate bad answer choices -Sentence improvement strategy. Practice Test 1 Section 6 -Error ID strategy -Writing passage improvement practice. MATH: -Section 7 Practice Test 1 #16-17. Tackling the hard problems -Pacing HOMEWORK: -Study vocab -Reading comprehension pp. 57-61 -Error ID pp. 166-167 -Find idioms online -Correct Practice Test 1 Sections 9 and 10"
"Verbs in the preterite. Irregular verbs and spelling. We worked on a strategy to help the student to quickly put down as much information as he can to help him remember things through the Spanish tests and quizzes as soon as he gets his exam."
"The student and I worked together on a math and verbal section. I proctored those two sections under actual test conditions. The two of us also talked about strategies for the day of the test and what he should be doing to prepare."
"I continued working with student in present verb conjugation, sentence structure, and vocabulary. He has great attitude towards learning the material, and he seems enthusiastic to complete material covered."