Grade 6-8

Girl at Thornhill tutoring

Grammar:  

  •    Punctuation
  •    Conjunctions
  •    Word classes 
  •    Verb tenses
  •    Subject/Verb Agreement
  •    Identifying run-on sentences
  •    Identifying sentences fragments
 

Writing & Style:

  •    Clauses
  •    Parallelism
  •    Synonyms & Antonyms 
  •    Spelling
  •    Style and clarity
  •    Paragraph structure
  •    Paraphrasing
  •    Transitions
  •    Note-taking skills
  •    Essay organization

Reading:

  •    Vocabulary building
  •    Getting the context
  •    Getting the main idea
  •    Making inferences
  •    Getting the facts
 

Oral Skills:     

  •    Clear communication skills
  •    Organizing ideas
  •    Confident expression
  •    Articulating thought
 

Critical Thinking Skills:

  •    Media literacy
  •    Making connections
  •    Changing the context
  •    Evaluating and judging