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Adam B.

Non-conventional English (Literature & Writing) Tutor

Roswell, GA (30075)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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After teaching English in NYC high schools for over 10 years, I have observed that the most academic progress can be made more privately as in a one on one tutoring session. I have used unorthodox texts to teach literature analysis ranging from films as text, to using graphic novels as literature. I have had past students pass the NYS Regents exam writing about comic book characters using analytical terms that most considered strictly for Shakespeare and the cannon of "Classic Literature." I use the graphic novels as a parallel to classic literature thematically and analytically. I do not teach English...I teach children. I incorporate philosophy, science, math, cultural studies, etc. into my lessons as most students do not learn in a linear fashion.

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Adam’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
Regents, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

English

Over 10 years of teaching high school English & Literature. I can help to improve writing and grammar/conventions skills. I can help with literary comprehension & analysis of both prose and poetry.

Grammar

Over 10 years of teaching high school English & Literature. I can help to improve writing and grammar/conventions skills. I can help with literary comprehension & analysis of both prose and poetry.

Literature

Over 10 years of teaching high school English & Literature. I can help to improve writing and grammar/conventions skills. I can help with literary comprehension & analysis of both prose and poetry.

Regents

I've been a HS English teacher for over 10 years, some of that time spent preparing students for NYS Regents exam. I have graded numerous essays over those years and have extended knowledge of what the standards of the exam are and what graders are looking for on the essays they read.

Writing

Over 10 years of teaching high school English & Literature. I can help to improve writing and grammar/conventions skills. I can help with literary comprehension & analysis of both prose and poetry.

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Education

Syracuse University

SUNY Queens College (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adam will travel within 20 miles of Roswell, GA 30075.

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