...My lesson plans typically begin with a fun introduction to the topic - maybe a story about how a word came to be, or an interesting article that emphasizes the importance of what we are learning today. I provide plenty of engaging examples that are current, relatable, and interesting. Finally, I always allow time for the student to practice the material on his/her own and to ask questions. (read more)
...I have an MFA in writing poetry, as well as years of experience writing fiction. I cover and recommend screenplays for a Hollywood agent, which requires an intimate knowledge of film as well as a strong attention to details both in terms of content and grammar. With my deep-seated understanding of grammar, I can help your student grow more articulate and precise in their use of language. (read more)
15 Subjects: includingSAT Writing,SAT Reading,English,SAT Math
...Over the past five years I have taught college courses in composition, literature, creative writing, and technical writing. I have tutoring experience in writing, English, Spanish, and test preparation. I currently score for the SAT essay section, as well as for the AP English Language and Composition exam. (read more)
...Oct. 24, 2013: Congratulations to Gor on perfect 800s on both SAT Critical Reading and Writing!!!
Aug/Sept. 2013: 200 mile monsoon trek in the Nepal Himalayas..
June 2013: Congratulations Marcia on 5s -- AP US History and AP English Language. June 2013: Congratulations J. on transfer to Carneg... (read more)