At the end of five weeks in Term 4 Trinity has continued to work on developing a number of English Language skills in the areas of reading, writing, comprehension, grammar, punctuation and spelling. We have commenced Units in the Year Five Excel Textbook Trinity has developed skills in Narrative Writing, but she needs to proof read her work for careless spelling and grammar errors. We work on these in our weekly sessions. In addition, I assisted Trinity with her school poetry assignment. Trinity has also started to understand how to write Discursive Essays and we have practised these a number… Read more »
It is now week 10 and Trinity has continued to work on developing a number of English Language skills in the areas of reading, writing, comprehension, grammar, punctuation and spelling. In the recent test, Trinity performed very well in the spelling and vocabulary sections of the paper. She also did well on the reading and comprehension section and I will continue to work with her on writing in full and complete sentences. Trinity is also developing well with Grammar rules and punctuation. We have completed reading the novel, ‘Rainbow Magic’. Trinity’s reading is quite fluent, and her comprehension following each… Read more »
Over the past five weeks, Trinity has worked on developing a number of English Language skills in the areas of reading, writing, comprehension, grammar, punctuation and spelling. In each week’s lessons, Trinity practises reading her novel ‘Rainbow Magic’ and her reading is fluent and expressive. We are still developing skills about identifying hard and unfamiliar words. Trinity has completed five Units from the Excel Year 4 workbook since commencement and is currently working through Unit 6. In the past five weeks Trinity has successfully developed essay and report writing skills for her year level. She has worked on Persuasive writing,… Read more »
I am very happy with the progress that Trinity is making with her English studies. She reading has improved so much. She reads with expression and fluency. In the past few weeks we have covered descriptive writing, the structure of essay writing, using adjectives, connectives and conjunctions. Trinity is a fast learner and has a good understanding of these grammar rules. In addition we have covered the Unit on Poetry. This was most enjoyable and Trinity wrote good 4 lined rhyming poems. We have commenced the Unit for developing skills for persuasive writing. I am really pleased to see how… Read more »
I have taught Trinity on a one-to-one basis for the past two sessions. This is working well for Trinity as I am able to focus on her own year level and use her Excel Grade 4 worksheets. Her last essay, based on the structure that we covered in class, demonstrated that Trinity was listening and trying to follow the guidelines in essay writing. Trinity reads very well, above her grade level. However we still need to work on word recognition for new words. I am now working on expanding her vocabulary and creating more interesting sentences.
Trinity is progressing well.
The lessons this week concentrated on the vocabulary and reading from the Year 6 Excel writing and reading books. Trinity reads very well, above the level of a Grade 4 student. She can get is little distracted in the sessions, but I suspect that this is because we are working online. This week the homework was sent to me in a timely manner, but the corrections made to Trinity’s previous homework, with the instructions to make the changes and send back to me did not happen. I have asked Trinity to redo this week’s homework to make all the relevant… Read more »
I have had two sessions with Trinity. She is working at a Grade 6 level which is advanced for her age. She is coping very well.
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