Thornhill English Tutor - Grade 9-12
Thornhill English Tutor - Ontario Certified English Teacher

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Grade 9-12 Skill Areas

 

Grammar:
High School boy at Thornhill tutoring
  •    Punctuation
  •    Diction
  •    Clauses
  •    Tenses
  •    Sentence correction

Writing & Style:
  •    Parallelism
  •    Thesis Development
  •    Five paragraph essays
  •    Multi-paragraph essays
  •    Pre writing & collecting proof
  •    Comparative writing
  •    Paragraph structure
  •    Paraphrasing
  •    Transitions
  •    Note-taking skills

Happy student with Thornhill TutorReading:
  •    Vocabulary building
  •    Close reading 
  •   Literary criticism/Analysis)
  •    Getting the context
  •    Getting the main idea
  •    Making inferences
  •    Getting the facts

Novel Analysis:
  •    Deconstructing quotes
  •    Form (Character, setting and conflict)
  •    Literary devices (Imagery, symbols)
  •    Themes

Shakespeare:
  •    Understanding historical context
  •    Form and themes
  •    Literary devices (Allusions, metaphors)
High school student with English Tutor in Thornhill
Poetry Analysis:
  •    Sonnets
  •    Form (meter, rhyme and diction)
  •    Theme
  •    Creating meaning

Critical Thinking
  •    Media literacy
  •    Making connections
  •    Changing context
  •    Evaluating and judging 
  •    Challenging views
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