Tutor Tips

Browse through our always growing collection of ready-to-go tutoring ideas, activities, and tips. Do you have a great activity that you would like to see featured on the website? Please share it with cheryl@kenoshalit.org.

Sight Word Activity

Personal Experience Writing

How To Teach Spelling Words 


Below you can find information and resources from past tutor in-services.


Using Technology

The presentation “Using Technology” focuses on integrating the internet into literacy lessons. It includes several activities for tutors and students to complete together as well as links to relevant websites.

Parts of a Computer” is a list of computer terms with simple definitions and pictures.

KLC’s “Internet Guide” includes information about browsers, search engines, and setting up free email accounts.


How to Teach Writing

The presentation “How to Teach Writing” gives an overview of the writing process. It includes activities that tutors can use with students.


Reading Resources

The presentation “Reading Resources” looks at the different components of reading: phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

A free copy of the book “Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers”: is available for download from the National Institute for Literacy.

This is a wonderful resource that introduces tutors to scientifically based reading research, clearly defines the components of reading and gives many ideas for instruction. A copy of the book is also available through the Kenosha Literacy Council.


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