Natalie J

Blaine, MN

Reading And Writing Prek-12 Literature Study, Essays, Test Prep, ESL, Online

$25/hr

Profile

I am a certificated teacher in K-12 Reading, English as a Second Language, Learning Disabilities, and Music. I have Highly Qualified Teacher status in English Language Arts Secondary/High School. I tutor reading and writing skills and strategies K-12 and beyond for ESL college level students. I can also tutor Study Skills in all academics except High School math and science. I tutor beginner to advanced Reading and English Literature study. I also tutor SAT and ACT Reading and Writing Test Prep, and PSAT Reading and Writing test prep. I can also tutor elementary mathematics.

I have a published ESL Activity Book and I am on Teachers Pay Teachers, a site for teachers to access teaching materials.

My rates are reasonable. I can meet at a public library.

Education

MSED, MA, Teacher Certification

Subjects of Expertise

SAT Reading, SAT Writing, ACT Reading, ACT English, PSAT, Writing, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, TEFL, U.S. History, World History, Elementary Math (K-6th), Elementary Reading (K-6th), Elementary Writing (K-6th), GED

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3 Tutorials by Natalie J

Close Reading Strategies Starter

Steps to begin instruction in Close Reading What is close reading? Close reading is a reading strategy used in English Language Arts and literature study classes that guides the reader into an in depth study of a text. Close reading includes locating and defining important details and patterns that allow the reader to analyze the…

Determining Author Purpose

As a student, you will often be asked to determine the author’s purpose in writing the text that you are reading. This is an important first step in: identifying the type of text you are reading; identifying the author’s perspective on the content or subject; identifying and interpreting the types of literary devices and figurative…

Use of the present participle in writing with a past tense verb

When we learn grammar rules for writing, we are often told that we must use parallel structure, which includes the use of same-tense verbs throughout our sentences. An example of parallel verb structure would be: “Shelley read her book, cooked a lovely dinner, and cleaned the house before she went to bed for the night.”…

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