Sara S.


Sara S.

Tutor

Feeding Hills, MA 01030

Will travel 30 miles

$50 per hour.

4.89 66 ratings

Middle and High School reading, writing, and test prep tutor

I am the English Language Arts Department Supervisor at Henry James Memorial School in Simsbury where I also teach eighth grade English Language Arts. In addition, I have experience teaching at he high school level, grades 9-12. I have experience tutoring students who are preparing for both the SAT and the ACT in addition to also working with students to obtain their GED. I am also happy to work on various writing pieces, even college essays. I also work with students on reading and study... [more]


Algebra 1


Algebra 2


American History


Grammar


Microsoft PowerPoint


Prealgebra


Reading


Writing

I have taught English for the last 12 years in which writing was a major component of the curriculum. I work with students on their content, organization, elaboration, editing and revising.


English


SAT Math


Literature


GRE


Proofreading


GED

I have taught night classes reviewing the content that is tested on the GED test. I am current and up to date with the math concepts students will encounter on the test.


SAT Reading


SAT Writing


TOEFL


PSAT


SSAT


ACT Reading


ACT English


ACT Math


Elementary Math


Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently a middle school ELA teacher and am well versed in reading and writing strategies, along with grammar.


Study Skills

I currently teach eighth grade English Language Arts. As a Study Skills tutor, I will work with the student on organizational skills such as keeping a planner, an organized notebook and binder, as well as setting up times/structures on how and when to study. In addition, I will provide various models for the student on how to take notes, prepare for tests and quizzes, as well as how/what to review for class and/or assessments.


College Counseling

I was a high school English teacher in which I spent time working with students in creating and writing college essays to submit with their applications. In addition, during my college experience I was a Student Ambassador, who provided tours and information to potential families visiting the campus.


Praxis

As a current middle school English teacher and previously a high school English teacher with a certification to teach English grades 7-12, I have taken the Praxis II exam for English content and essays. I have worked with student teachers in preparing for these two tests. I am current with what the content on both tests are, as well as approaches on how to study for the exam.