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Get the best out of your 6th grade

In 6th grade, classwork, tests and homework assignments seem to get exponentially tougher. (Something you may have noticed at homework time …) The good news is our 6th grade reading tutoring program can help your child become much better at reading texts for understanding, making schoolwork a lot easier. Using a personal approach and interactive lessons, our 6th grade reading tutors will help your 11 or 12 year old learn proven techniques for increasing vocabulary and comprehending texts … strategies that will get the best out of your child.

With our 6th grade reading tutoring, your child will learn key reading concepts and skills such as:

Vocabulary and Word Knowledge

  • Continue to build vocabulary and integrate new words into current vocabulary
  • Attack words in larger chunks
  • Analyze words for roots and affixes, including Greek and Latin roots

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Reading Comprehension

  • Identify the main concept and supporting details of a text
  • Determine what will happen next in a reading selection
  • Relate experiences in a text with real-life experiences and events
  • Ask meaningful questions in order to understand text
  • Answer questions about a text after reading it

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Reading tutoring by grade levels

Our reading programs offer instruction in common topics like phonics and reading comprehension to help your student gain confidence in reading. (Watch them succeed in all subject areas!)


What our parents and students are saying:

“Sylvan has been very supportive with my child’s needs and has greatly improved her grades and confidence.”

Geoff B., Math/Algebra Edge

Start your child on the path to academic success today

Give us a call at (888) 338-2283 or fill out the form to discuss your child’s learning goals and schedule our Insight™ Assessment to accurately determine where your child stands academically.


Call us today: (888) 338-2283

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