Literacy Tutoring Years 7- 9

This literacy course has been designed to cater for the educational needs of the student who wish to improve their understanding of language forms and features used to write and analyse texts. This course will help the student make effective language choices when writing to help shape meaning with accuracy, clarity and coherence.

All classes are taught by qualified and experienced teachers in small class settings.

In this course the student will:

Consider and apply a range of strategies to improve their texts

  • Including editing by rereading and peer editing
  • Checking accuracy of paragraphing
  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Considering relevance for purpose, audience and context

Identify and evaluate devices that create tone

  • For example humour, wordplay, innuendo and parody in poetry, humorous prose, drama or visual texts

Recognise when information is presented objectively and subjectively by examining the language of opinion

  • Including modality, bias, personal pronouns and other semantic cues

Entry Requirements:

Students must be in Years 7 to 9

Course Materials:

Bring pen, and paper and /or laptop

If you wish to discuss your child’s individual needs or payment plan options please contact one of our educational specialists on 02 9580 7885 (Monday to Thursday 10am – 1 pm). For after-hours please leave a voice mail and you will be contacted the next working day.

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