Tutor profile: Alicia H.
What is the basic structure to writing an informative essay?
When writing an informative essay, you need to start with an introduction to your topic while also including some background knowledge for your readers. You need to pose your thesis and then expand on your ideas in your body paragraphs. Each body paragraph should have a consistent theme that explores your sub-topic clearly. Lastly, you close out by restating your thesis and your findings.
Subject: Basic Math
What basic level of understanding do students need to know in order to add/subtract multi-digit numbers?
Students need to understand place value and the progression of numbers: when a digit reaches 9, the pattern will start over back at 0 while adding a new tens.
Subject: English as a Second Language
What tools should be implemented in the learning environment to support multi-lingual learners' understanding of important vocabulary words?
MLL's should build their own dictionary of vocabulary words with access to images that match each new word. Learners should create definitions of each word to build stronger understanding of the meaning behind the word.