Tutoring Curriculum Framework



              Curriculum Vision

                                           Ensuring all students are equipped with the foundational skills needed to become fluent in both reading and                                      mathematics and opportunities for acceleration in academic areas of interest and mastery. 


Curriculum Mission

Committed to the development of lifelong learners through individualized instruction, engaging educational opportunities and self-directed learning.


   Curriculum Framework

Each student will have a learning plan based on the student’s needs as identified in the data collected from the school-based assessments and/or a screener provided by The GEM Project.

Reading Mastery Goals

  • Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
  • Word Decoding and Phonics
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency
  • Comprehension


Mathematics Mastery Goals

  • Numbers
  • Place Value Systems
  • Whole Number Operations
  • Fraction and Decimals
  • Problem Solving

Youth & Children’s Acceleration Program Goals

  • Standards-based Instruction
  • Extension Activities
  • Compacted Curriculum


Parent Goals

  • Academic Support to   Students
  • Knowledge of Education Rights
  • Increased Involvement in Schools


  • Letter Sound Test
  • Phonological Awareness Screen Test
  • Word Decoding and Phonics Assessment
  • Core Vocabulary Screener


  • Math Mammoth Screener




Learning Plans

Phonological Awareness

  • Sentence Segmentation
  • Syllables
  • Alliteration
  • Onset-Rime
  • Segment
  • Blend
  • Deletion
  • Substitution
  • Reversal

Orthographical Awareness

  • Letter-Sound Correspondence
  • Digraphs
  • Trigraphs
  • Vowels Teams
  • Blends
  • Sight Words
  • Word Families
  • Inflections
  • Syllable Types
  • Morphemes
  • Roots/ Affixes
  • Etymology

Advanced Reading Skills

  • Vocabulary Building
  • Fluency Skill Building
  • Reading Comprehension



  • Count numbers
  • Recognize numbers
  • Demonstrate correct number formation using the continuous stroke method.

Number Sense

  • Understanding quantities.
  • Grasping concepts like more and less, and larger and smaller.
  • Recognizing relationships between single items and groups of items (seven means one group of seven items).
  • Understanding symbols that represent quantities (7 means the same thing as seven).
  • Making number comparisons (12 is greater than 10, and four is half of eight).
  • Understanding the order of numbers in a list: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.


Place Value Systems

Whole Number Operations

Fraction and Decimals

Problem Solving

Advanced Math Skills

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Data & Statistics


  • Standards Based Instruction
  • Social Entrepreneurship Engagement
  • Reading a Diagnostic Report
  • School Choice Rights
  • IEP Rights
  • Gifted Rights
  • Community Resources
  • Parent Conference
  • How to Support Your Child’s Reading Deficiency
  • How to Support Your Child’s Math Deficiency
  • How to Get Involved
  • Providing Positive Feedback