How can an 11th Grade Reading tutor help you?
The junior year of high school is a crucial period in a student's academic development. Numerous juniors sit for the ACT or SAT during this school year, and with content covered in classroom curriculum often appearing on these tests, its important to build the skills necessary for success in higher education long before reviewing for one or both of these exams. This is especially true in English. To help you during this critical time, Varsity Tutors can help you connect with reading tutors to bolster the weak areas of your understanding and prepare you for success.
Reading tutoring can assist all juniors, from those who are enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors-level classes to those simply desiring a second set of eyes to review their work. Tutoring can also be helpful to those who need more help in building the analytical and critical thinking skills required to excel. Eleventh-grade reading is centered upon the ability to recognize evidence within the context of an informational passage, the ability to infer an author or character's motives in a given piece of literature, the ability to define words as they are used in a selection, and other skills crucial for college-level literary analysis. Whether you are preparing for the Critical Reading portion of the SAT or completing a benchmark assignment to fulfill a Common Core standard, being able to carefully and successfully analyze what you read is an invaluable skill.
Talented reading tutors can share strategies and provide feedback to help you develop these abilities in one-on-one tutoring sessions tailored to address the specific concepts that you want to work on. Many of the tutors you can find scored highly on the Critical Reading section of their SAT exam and work in professional areas that require the skills necessary for success in English. Your tutor can offer valuable suggestions that can improve your test-taking skills, as well as show you how to read actively ' a strategy that allows you to quickly identify the key ideas and topics within any given passage.
When you and your tutor get started, they'll create a personalized learning plan that is based on your specific needs. The plan factors in your aptitude, any of your testing or course concerns, your personal and academic goals, and your learning style. This makes for a flexible study guide that allows you to work at your own rate. If you have questions, you can ask them freely without worrying that you'll disturb your classmates. In addition, your tutor can spend more time on the topics you are struggling to grasp. By working with a tutor, you can gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Varsity Tutors also realizes that most high school juniors are busy. Between drafting your personal statement for college applications, participating in extracurricular activities, and tending to your other classwork, you may not have a great deal of time for personal tutoring. Reading tutors can meet when and where you are available for maximum convenience. Want your session to take place in your favorite coffee shop, at a nearby branch of your local library, or in the comfort of your own home? You can! Tutors work to make their sessions as convenient as possible, whatever the demands of your schedule may be. You can request online sessions as well, which are conducted identically to in-person sessions. Our live learning platform makes face-to-face meetings possible when you can't meet up in person.
To start experiencing the benefits of one-on-one tutoring, give Varsity Tutors a call today. Our educational directors are standing by to help you connect with a qualified, professional tutor.