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Volunteer Tutors: The Lions of Literacy

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Ideas for the Classroom

Use the links below to find lessons for improving reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.  Do you have a suggestion for a new category?  Do you have a lesson of your own you'd like to post?  Email Danica Draper at Danica_Draper@nypl.org.  
 
 
 
 
 
First Steps for New Tutors
 
 

L-level

("Literacy Level," 0-1.9 grade level equivalent)
 
 
 
("Easy Level," 2.0-3.9 grade level equivalent)
 
 
 
 
("Medium Level," 4.0-5.9 grade level equivalent)

 

 
 
 Approximately 65% of our CRW students need more help reading at the word level.  HEC is one product we use to help students improve phonics skills and word recognition.
 
 
 Literacy Concepts on the TABE
Do your students know how to summarize information?  State the main idea?  Identify cause and effect?  These skills and more are assessed on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Explore how to teach them here.
 
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