Session 1: Review and Absolute Value

• Review material learned the previous year to assess how much has been mastered and what areas are less sound.
• Review multiplication, division, and basic
• Begin discussing absolute value of whole numbers, positive, and negative numbers on a number line.
• Decimal and fraction placement on a number line (<, >, =) relations

Session 2: Decimals, Rounding, and Large Numbers

• Teach placement of tens, hundreds, thousands, etc. of large numbers through millions and down to the thousandths place on decimals.
• Convert simple fractions to decimals and back.

Ex) 1/3 to 33.3% and back

Session 3: Number Factoring

• Discuss factors of numbers and how to find those factors. Find factors of numbers up to a hundred. Introduce how to use factors to make numbers similar. (Lead into fraction operations)

Session 4: Fraction Operations

• Introduce fractions with different denominators and how to add, subtract, multiply and divide them.

Session 5: Long Division

• Introduce long division of large numbers up to the thousands.
• Review long multiplication

Ex) 4391/651
Ex) 765* 89

Session 6: Prime Numbers

• Introduce the concepts of prime numbers. Which common counting numbers are prime, what the definition of prime is, implication on division.

Ex) Attempting to factor 23

Session 7: Word Problems

• Conduct word problems incorporating ideas such as fraction operations as well as absolute value and factors of numbers to begin to connect the material the students are learning to more concrete ideas to make the material more understandable.

Session 8: Simplification and Review

• Introduce the concept of like terms and simplifying expressions with at least 2 different types of terms.
• Introduce order of operations to simplify expression with multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.

Ex) 3a+6b+2c-5b+2a+3b-1c+2b+7c-4a=_
Ex) 3+4×2+8-2×3+1×8=_

• Review: Prime numbers, number factors, fraction operations, absolute value, and negative numbers.

## Tutor Zone Methodology

Many tutoring organizations can claim to have individualized instruction, but Tutor Zone is one tutoring center that promises one full hour of one-on-one tutoring. This gives the opportunity for the student and tutor to work on concepts they are struggling with. Furthermore, your child will work with the same tutor every single time which allows them to build a solid relationship with one another.

## Why Tutor Zone

Tutor Zone has been a place that has helped solidify skills for students for more than 10 years. We understand students may not want to go to tutoring. However, our methods and our approach towards education make learning enjoyable. This is one place we assure parents their children will love coming to. Each individualized lessons breaks down concepts in step by step making sure students grasp the concept and don't just memorize.

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