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Holly S.

Holly S.-Middle school Literature, Writing, English, history

Holly S.-Middle school Literature, Writing, English, history

$45/hour

  • 767 hours tutoring

  • Lodi, CA 95240

About Holly


Bio

I am a middle school teacher who specializes in teaching English, Literature, Reading, Writing, History and Drama.
I really enjoy working with middle school students one on one to help them learn,succeed and gain confidence. I strive to make every tutoring session both interesting and meaningful.
Cancellation policy is six hours notice with an option for a make-up session .

I am a middle school teacher who specializes in teaching English, Literature, Reading, Writing, History and Drama.
I really enjoy working with middle school students one on one to help them learn,succeed and gain confidence. I strive to make every tutoring session both interesting and meaningful.
Cancellation policy is six hours notice with an option for a make-up session .


Education

San Jose State University
English
California State University, Hayward
EdD

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Rate details: Tutoring rate will be $35.00 per hour if session is held at Lodi Public Library.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Lodi, CA 95240
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Film,

Film

I developed "Film in America" class for 8th graders at an area middle school and taught class for over 5 years. Curriculum included students watching and researching a movie (independently )from selected films from the AFI "Top 100 Movies of all time" and presenting their movie review to the class.The history of American films included units on silent movies,animated movies,famous cinematic actors and classic movies,movie special effects. Class wrote ,rehearsed and filmed an original silent movie each semester.
Theater

Theater

I have taught 7th and 8th grade Drama in San Mateo, CA, for 12 years and have directed musicals (most are full lengthy Broadway shows ) at an area middle school for over 20 years. The Drama class curriculum has included pantomime, improvisation, Reader's Theater, radio shows, one act plays and writing original short plays. Each year, I direct every aspect of the after school musical production (selection of show, auditions, rehearsals, tech week, performances) plus I oversee a variety of parent volunteer and coordinate all activities with my staff (music director, choreographer, scenic designer, costume committed and fund raising).

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

As a part of 7th grade English, Drama, Film in America and Social Studies classes I taught at an area middle school my students were given many opportunities to develop public speaking skills.These included researching and developing weekly oral current event presentations,book review presentations,oral group research projects,film presentations ,literary presentations,each project emphasizing California Language Arts public speaking standards.

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

As a part of 7th grade English, Drama, Film in America and Social Studies classes I taught at an area middle school my students were given many opportunities to develop public speaking skills.These included researching and developing weekly oral current event presentations,book review presentations,oral group research projects,film presentations ,literary presentations,each project emphasizing California Language Arts public speaking standards.
Proofreading

Elementary Education

Spelling,

Spelling

I am a English major who has taught reading, writing, spelling, literature and grammar for 20 years at the middle school level.
Reading, Vocabulary

English

English,

English

I have a BA in English with an emphasis in American Literature.
Literature,

Literature

University degree in American Literature with over 15 years teaching literature based reading, writing, analysis in public school high school and middle schools as well as 3 years tutoring literature one on one to middle school, high school and adult students.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

As a part of 7th grade English, Drama, Film in America and Social Studies classes I taught at an area middle school my students were given many opportunities to develop public speaking skills.These included researching and developing weekly oral current event presentations,book review presentations,oral group research projects,film presentations ,literary presentations,each project emphasizing California Language Arts public speaking standards.
Spelling,

Spelling

I am a English major who has taught reading, writing, spelling, literature and grammar for 20 years at the middle school level.
Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

History

Social Studies

Social Studies

I have taught 7th grade Social Studies at an area middle school for over five years. Curriculum included teaching how to write research papers, developed and coordinated World History group projects, taught students how to review and study for tests. Geography,Ancient Roan Empire,Islam,Ancient China,Ancient Japan,Middle Ages and the Renaussance were included units of instruction.

Homeschool

English,

English

I have a BA in English with an emphasis in American Literature.
Spelling,

Spelling

I am a English major who has taught reading, writing, spelling, literature and grammar for 20 years at the middle school level.
Reading, Writing

Most Popular

English,

English

I have a BA in English with an emphasis in American Literature.
Reading, Writing

Summer

Reading, Writing

Ratings and Reviews


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Great Tutorial

Holly is helping my son organize his thoughts and improve his comprehension of reading materials. She has a great teaching style, makes the student feel comfortable and makes learning fun. She is a very competent tutor and teacher.

Cinthya, 8 lessons with Holly

$45/hour

Holly S.

$45/hour

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