Genie Academy offers highly qualified 4th-grade reading tutoring in New Jersey to improve your child's reading skills. Our program offers online and in-person classes, ensuring that each student can meet their specific needs. Our experienced teachers strive to develop a passion for reading while improving key skills such as comprehension, vocabulary, and critical analysis.
Our tutors not only follow the school curriculum and help your child understand the school program but also help them step ahead.
Genie Academy teaches kids all the key reading topics, from literary elements to more advanced topics like figurative language.
Here are the subjects we cover:
At Genie Academy, we assess each child's reading level and learning style to make our classes specifically for them.
Customized Lesson Plan
Then, we create a personalized lesson plan. This plan focuses on the areas they need the most help.
Then, we start teaching reading in an easy way. We use different methods to make sure your child understands and enjoys learning.
Concluding Progress Test
At the end of the program, we have a test to see how much your child has learned. This shows us what else they might need to work on.
4th graders will deepen their knowledge of reading comprehension by learning a variety of strategies:
Applying Reading Comprehension Strategies: Learning different strategies to enhance reading comprehension, such as inferring, summarizing, and more.
Understanding the Main Idea: Reading passages and determining the author's purpose (to inform, persuade, or entertain).
Making Connections: Relating texts to personal experiences, other texts, and the world.
4th graders will learn about literary elements, developing a deeper understanding of the components of fiction narratives:
Exploring Elements of Literature: Diving into components like plot, setting, characters, conflict, theme, and point of view in fiction.
Understanding Types of Characters: Studying different character roles such as protagonist, antagonist, deuteragonist, and more.
Analyzing Conflict: Understanding the four main types of conflict: character vs. character, character vs. self, character vs. nature, and character vs. society.
Expanding knowledge of point of view: Exploring different narrative points of view, including third person, limited, and omniscient.
4th graders will learn the figurative language and identify stylistic expressions that authors use to improve their writing:
Introduction to Figurative Language: Learning about various forms of figurative language, such as similes, metaphors, and more.
Identifying Similes and Metaphors: Recognizing and distinguishing between similes and metaphors.
Exploring Personification and Hyperbole: Understanding and identifying personification and hyperbole in texts.
Working with Idioms and Proverbs: Identifying idioms and proverbs in context and exploring their meanings.
4th graders will learn about literary devices, understanding key elements authors use to enhance their storytelling and convey deeper meanings:
Introduction to Literary Devices: Learning about different literary devices such as imagery, alliteration, onomatopoeia, and more.
Exploring Imagery and Alliteration: Identifying examples of imagery and alliteration in reading.
Detecting onomatopoeia and foreshadowing: Recognizing onomatopoeia and foreshadowing in a story.
Understanding Irony: Learning the concept of irony and examining examples in literature.
Knowledgeable & Passionate Coaches
At Genie Academy, we offer a team of knowledgeable and passionate coaches who prioritize your child's success.
Small Class Sizes
Our small class sizes ensure personalized attention, allowing us to implement our carefully designed curriculum based on the Genie Academy teaching philosophy.
Clear Communication and Curriculum Transparency
We believe in transparency. Your child brings home materials, and we keep you informed with regular feedback, Parent Coach conferences, and accessible student records on our Parent Portal.
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Here are our core programs:
Genie Academy teaches children to develop laser-sharp focus in various math subjects. Our method and learning materials train students to concentrate at the highest degree.
Genie Academy students learn to develop their writing abilities, covering grammar, structure, and style, tailored to their grade level and creative or academic needs.
At Genie Academy, we believe in providing the best learning experience for your child. Our experienced teachers are committed to helping children succeed in reading, writing, math, and coding.
Genie Academy coaches are committed to our mission of uncovering your student's genius. They are dedicated, passionate, exciting, and motivating. Our coaches are committed to making the Genie Academy experience fun for kids.
Classes run once a week and vary in length, depending on your child’s age. Toddler classes for children ages 3 ½ to 5 are for one hour. Junior and senior classes for students older than 5 are two hours. Class sizes are deliberately kept small so that teachers can give each child the maximum attention needed. No more than five children are in the toddler classes. No more than eight students are in the junior and senior classes.
Our team will evaluate your child to discover their strengths and weaknesses and provide an in-depth recommendation outline of what they need to ensure that they will succeed.