A Wrinkle in Time

A Magical Read For All TLC Students Do you like mystery and adventure?      Would you like to travel across space and time to visit other worlds? Would you like to meet some Aliens with special powers?     If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, then RUSH to your nearest library or bookstore […]

Would you like to be a SUPERHERO?

Not all of us get the chance to be a Superhero, but we can all IMAGINE what it would be like to be one! Here is a trailer for a story one of my students is writing about a whole team of superheroes. Enjoy! Super Fluffy Team Mystery #1 When you get done watching, write your […]

Vocabulary Spelling City Subscription

  TLC Tutoring students now have access to this great resource to help them improve their spelling, reading, and writing skills. Each student will receive a password so that they can log into the site and complete their individual assignments. Teachers and parents will also be able to track the progress of their child (children). […]

On Our Way to See the Solar Eclipse!

Our family is camping in our RV near St. Clair, Missouri, to see the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. St. Clair is one of the cities n the USA that is on the path of “totality”. This means the moon will hide the sun completely there, so it will be totally dark around 1:30 […]

Writing Fiction

Dear Student Authors: This post for YOU! As you write your adventure stories about super heroes, click on the link below to review what we have been talking about in our lessons. Planning My Story About Super Heroes   Happy Writing!

Homework for July 3-10: Fun with Hyperboles

 “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse!” Have you ever heard or read this phrase? Of course, we hope that no one would really ever want to eat a horse. The speaker or writer is just trying to emphasize the fact that they are VERY HUNGRY. Writers use hyperboles like this to emphasize important points and to make their stories more interesting. If someone reads […]

Homework for June 12-19

June 28th is Paul Bunyan Day! Paul Bunyan is an American folktale hero. There are many stories about this legendary lumberjack and his blue ox, Babe. The stories about Paul are filled with exaggerations about how big and strong he was and what he did. Watch the Walt Disney movie about Paul Bunyan by clicking […]