Giving Your Teen an Edge for the Future

If you have college aspirations for your teen, get ready. As we like to say, 8th grade is the new 11th grade, meaning it’s already time to start thinking about the path to college. Our 8th grade reading tutoring program is a great place to start, whether you’re trying to help your teen turn B’s into A’s, frustration into confidence or regular classes into advanced classes. With your teen’s personal learning plan as a guide, our 8th grade reading tutors use the latest teaching methods and interactive technology, such as iPads®, to build your teen’s reading skills and inspire success.

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Vocabulary and Word Knowledge

With 8th grade reading tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • 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

Explore Vocabulary and Word Knowledge through the grades.

Reading Comprehension

With 8th grade reading tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • 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

Explore Reading Comprehension through the grades.

Fluency

With 8th grade reading tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Read grade-level texts quickly and with accuracy
  • Read grade-levels texts aloud at a natural pace
  • Understand how punctuation impacts fluency

Explore Fluency through the grades.