Choose textual materials carefully, and involve your student in making these choices, especially after the first few lessons.
Remember to emphasize a “real life” application of the skill you are teaching.
Think about how your student will practice what you teach. Will you give homework? Does your student have time to do
Remember to include a break! Allow time to stretch, get a cup of coffee
or just relax for several minutes.
You might find this form useful for lesson planning in general.
Throughout the lesson, use your eyes and ears to discover which skills give your student difficulty. Also ask your student at the end of the lesson how things went.
You may want to use a Tutor Log to to record the highlights of the lesson and your ideas for what to do next. Remember you will want to
build on the skills you are teaching, and teach something new each time.