Reading and Vocabulary

Mastering Reading Comprehension and Building Vocabulary through Tutoring

Tutoring Help For Middle School Reading

Middle school students are growing up and blossoming into independence. There are a lot of changes happening during the middle school years, including greater demands from their teachers and curriculum — the level of difficulty of their classwork, tests and quizzes, and homework has suddenly increased as well. It’s natural that your middle schooler may need extra help in reading during this time of change.

In middle school, vocabulary goes beyond simply memorizing words and definitions, evolving into figuring out the word’s definition based on usage and understanding roots of words. Students will be expected to read for a deeper understanding/comprehension as they are introduced to a more difficult level of literary and scientific texts. If you’ve noticed that your middle schooler is struggling in reading, now is the perfect time to get tutoring help and set them up for success throughout middle school, and into high school, college entrance exams (such as the ACT and SAT), and college itself.

Getting Started with Middle School Reading Tutoring

Whether your middle schooler is struggling with basic skills in reading, vocabulary, or spelling, or they are strong readers and you want to continue to build their skills, our individualized tutoring programs are the perfect solution to help master reading and related skills. We’ll begin with a comprehensive academic evaluation that will pinpoint strengths and weaknesses. Then we’ll tailor a tutoring program to meet their specific needs and help them learn at their pace. Our reading tutoring programs will help build skills and confidence for a future of success… in middle school, high school, and beyond!

We Offer Tutoring to Improve Skills in:

Helping middle schoolers continue to strengthen and expand their reading skills is essential for continued school success and preparation for college. Tutoring builds skills in:

  • Reading comprehension
    • Identifying the main idea
    • Following directions
    • Making inferences
    • Retaining details and drawing conclusions
    • Asking meaningful questions for better understanding
    • Reading rate
    • Critical thinking skills

Strong spelling skills help students become more confident when they’re writing, helping them communicate better and more intelligently on written tests, school essays, and reports. Tutoring builds skills in:

  • Structural word analysis
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Linguistic sentence analysis

Students who build a strong vocabulary are better readers and writers. As readers, they won’t stumble over unfamiliar words. As writers, they can choose words to express themselves more clearly. In middle school, they’re also learning to analyze roots of words and usage for meaning. Tutoring builds skills in:

  • Word recognition
  • Word meaning
  • Words in context
  • Multiple meanings
  • Synonyms and antonyms

Read what our many happy parents and STUDENTS are saying...

"It’s the best decision we could have made. Our son is now at his grade level, his test scores have increased dramatically and he’s more confident. This experience was priceless!"

Common questions

We begin with an in-person or phone consultation to understand your goals. Then we conduct a comprehensive academic evaluation to pinpoint your child’s areas of strength and areas to improve. Based on the results, we develop a personalized learning plan targeted to meet your student’s needs. Your child will receive individualized tutoring from one of our certified teachers to build and enhance the skills needed for school success and help your child get the best grades possible on quizzes, tests, and report cards. And, with your permission, we keep you and your child’s teachers informed with regular conferences to discuss progress.

Call us today at 1-800-CAN-LEARN to get your child started on the path to success!

Most of the time it will be obvious when your child needs help. Often, you can see when they are struggling. You’ll see warning signs, such as low grades, poor test and quiz grades, struggles with homework, avoiding homework, changes in attitude or behavior, or becoming disorganized or quiet and withdrawn.

Your child’s teacher may also notice issues and tell you that your child is a day dreamer, a class clown, or is acting out. The teacher may be concerned about your child's ability to succeed, or that important school skills are missing.

Call us today at 1-800-CAN-LEARN and we can help you determine if your child needs help and how to take the first steps toward success!

Getting started is easy… call us today at 1-800-CAN-LEARN to speak with a caring educational consultant. We'll spend the time you need to answer your questions and understand your goals. We can help start your child down a new path to academic success by tailoring a tutoring program that meets their needs and fits within your schedule and budget.

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Today can be the day you and your child start down a new path to academic success.

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