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Tracy S.

Mesquite, TX

$50/hour

Certified English teacher specializing in struggling writers

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 1 ratings

$50/Hour


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University of Texas at Dallas - Bachelor's of Arts and Humanaties in Literary Studies
Literature
Texas A & M Commerce
Master's

Education

University of Texas at Dallas - Bachelor's of Arts and Humanaties in Literary Studies (Literature)

Texas A & M Commerce (Master's)

About Tracy

I am a Master teacher who has taught all levels of High school English. I specialize in working with reluctant learners, especially writers. In my 17 years as a teacher, I have never met a student who could not write. The majority of the time, a student's only problem is their own lack of confidence in writing. I understand that it is often difficult to place your intimate thoughts on paper where you feel others will judge you. This is a process I can help you with.

It is my goal to help each student overcome their area(s) of struggle via lots of hard work and some fun.

I have taught all four levels of high school English, thus being exposed to a vast amount of literature. I am great with helping struggling readers understand difficult pieces. I work wonders with reluctant writers, giving them tools to make the process much less stressful. I am skilled at proofreading, and, if need be, I can pass those skills on to willing learners.

I look forward to hearing from students who are struggling with English Language Arts and everything it entails. I hope to make our time together not just informative, but fun, as well. Contact me, and let's being the process of improving upon those skills you may not even realize you possess.
I am a Master teacher who has taught all levels of High school English. I specialize in working with reluctant learners, especially writers. In my 17 years as a teacher, I have never met a student who could not write. The majority of the time, a student's only problem is their own lack of confidence in writing. I understand that it is often Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Mesquite, TX 75180
In-person lessons
English:
English, Literature, Proofreading, Writing
Test Preparation:
STAAR

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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STAAR

I successfully taught TAKS prep for about 10 years. I was able to achieve a passing rate of up to 100% during my time tutoring this subject. I have since been trained in STAAR ELA Prep.

University of Texas at Dallas - Bachelor's of Arts and Humanaties in Literary Studies
Literature
Texas A & M Commerce
Master's

Education

University of Texas at Dallas - Bachelor's of Arts and Humanaties in Literary Studies (Literature)

Texas A & M Commerce (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tracy will travel within 10 miles of Mesquite, TX 75180.