Posts made in April, 2015

ETP on TV

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in News |

On August 15, 2013, The English Tutoring Project was interviewed by host Sarah Bernard for STL-TV, a cable access channel providing informational television programs to the residents of the City of St. Louis. Sr. Rosemary and Board Member Maureen DePriest discussed the history and mission of the ETP and described the services and collaborative nature of the program. It was a wonderful opportunity for us to highlight the ETP’s contribution and the “Good News” of Catholic education in our city. Our program identifies and helps children succeed in the classroom by removing the language barrier and enabling them to receive the blessing of a Christ-centered, Catholic education. WATCH THE...

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Haikus

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in News |

Learning about syllables for young students can be both fun and easy when combined with poetry. Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry consisting of 3 lines and 17 syllables –  and usually about something in nature. Line 1 — 5 syllables Line 2 — 7 syllables Line 3 — 5 syllables Grades 4-8 had fun reviewing syllables, but also used the Haiku as part of their lesson on Literary forms and Figurative language.  Here are some Haiku Poems from Grades 3-8 on nature.   Three red cardinals Sitting on a picket fence Communicating                        ————   Tommie, Grade 5   A day on the farm Three birds perched on a mailbox A surprise awaits                 ——— Adjoa, Grade 4   A curious bird Peering in the gray mailbox Like someone lonely.            ——Marie,   Grade 6   A windy evening Beautiful orange sunset A time to relax      …………. Cesar,  Grade...

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