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Sarah V.

Blue Lake, CA

$35/hour

Sarah: Literature, Grammar, and Essay Composition

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Cal Poly
English
Cal Poly
Other

Education

Cal Poly (English)

Cal Poly (Other)

About Sarah

Hello there,
I started out my career as a reading tutor at an elementary school. After receiving my B.A. in English and my teaching credential from Cal Poly, I taught English to grades 6th through 12th. During my years of teaching, I was often amazed and pleased to see how just a small amount of one-on-one tutoring can create a sense of ownership of the skills we practiced together.
Many students find essay composition and CAHSEE preparation to be stressful and frustrating. As strange as it may sound, looking back, those are the subjects I found to be the most fun and rewarding to tutor. There are so many skill sets that I have found over the years that make those subjects manageable and dare I say-- sometimes even enjoyable. Once students have the keys to essay writing, they often feel a sense of power and freedom in other subjects as well.
I look forward to working to meeting and working with you.


Hello there,
I started out my career as a reading tutor at an elementary school. After receiving my B.A. in English and my teaching credential from Cal Poly, I taught English to
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Blue Lake, CA 95525
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

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Cal Poly
English
Cal Poly
Other

Education

Cal Poly (English)

Cal Poly (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sarah will travel within 25 miles of Blue Lake, CA 95525.