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Our St. Louis Literature tutors are top college students and graduates from local area universities. They have an average GPA of 3.5 or higher in their areas of tutoring specialization. At Frog Tutoring, we work with students in all grade levels and our St. Louis private Literature tutors provide customized one on one in-home tutoring through our proven three step approach to academic success.

1.Bring student up to speed by reviewing past work to ensure they are not missing any important concepts that might affect their abilities to learn future lessons. 2. Keep student ahead of the class by using the teachers lesson plan, textbook, and online curriculum to cover lessons before it is taught in class. 2. Reinforce key concepts they might have missed. This ensures they will never be behind again. Your tutor will also help with organization, study skills, and note taking strategies.
Your St. Louis area Literature tutor will also track student progress through detailed session reports which will be available to you at the end of each tutoring session. If it is okay with you, your tutor will contact your child's teacher, for K-12, to get a more detailed understanding of what they are struggling with and also to make sure that he/she and the teacher are both on the same page in their approach to tackling the problem.

Browse our list of qualified Literature tutors below. If you are in need of an Literature tutor in St. Louis, please call us or simply go to the tab above and Request a Tutor and let us help provide the understanding and assistance needed for success.

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St. Louis, MO Literature Tutoring Rates


  • Price range from $37/hr - $65/hr
  • Rates vary based on the type of tutoring, methods used, and the number of hours required.
  • Contact our enrollment team to receive your personalized rate.

Tutoring Methods of Our Private Tutors In St. Louis, MO


  • In-person/in-home tutoring
  • Online tutoring
  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Group lessons tutoring.

Tools We Use For Online Literature Tutoring


  • Zoom
  • FrogTutoring custom online tutoring platform
  • The Lesson space

Our Literature Clientele In St. Louis, MO


  • High school students
  • Middle school students
  • College students
  • Adults
  • Special needs students

Tutoring Locations For Literature In St. Louis, MO


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  • St. Louis neighborhoods and suburbs

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St. Louis, MO Tutoring FAQ

What are the best tutoring services in St. Louis, MO?

Among the top tutoring services in St. Louis is FrogTutoring. They offer personalized, one-on-one sessions with knowledgeable tutors across a wide array of subjects for all grade levels. Their educators are experts in the St. Louis educational landscape and thereby provide tailored learning experiences to meet each student's unique needs.

How do I find a qualified tutor for math in St. Louis, MO?

Finding a qualified math tutor in St. Louis, MO, is easy with FrogTutoring. Visit the FrogTutoring website, enter your zip code, and browse through a list of experienced math tutors in your area. You can also specify the math level (elementary through college) to ensure the most appropriate match for your educational needs.

Are there any affordable private tutors in St. Louis?

FrogTutoring offers affordable private tutoring options in St. Louis. They provide competitive pricing personalized to fit each student’s budget and learning needs. To discuss your requirements and find out more about pricing, contact FrogTutoring directly through their website or customer service line.

Can I get tutoring for test preparation in St. Louis, MO?

Yes, in St. Louis, MO, FrogTutoring offers comprehensive test preparation tutoring for a variety of exams including SAT, ACT, and GRE among others. Their tutors are adept at helping students understand the material, learn test-taking strategies, and build confidence to excel in their exams.

What subjects does FrogTutoring cover in St. Louis?

FrogTutoring in St. Louis covers a wide range of subjects, including math, science, English, and social studies, as well as more specialized subjects like foreign languages and computer programming. They cater to all grade levels, from elementary school through college.

How does FrogTutoring tailor sessions to individual student needs?

FrogTutoring tailors tutoring sessions by first assessing the student’s strengths, learning style, and areas of improvement. They then match the student with a tutor who has expertise in the subject area and the ability to connect with the student. The sessions are customized with materials and strategies to address the student’s specific goals and challenges.

Are the tutors from FrogTutoring background-checked?

Yes, FrogTutoring prides itself on the quality and safety of its tutoring services. All tutors go through a thorough background check process to ensure the safety and peace of mind of the students and their families.

Does FrogTutoring offer online tutoring services in St. Louis?

Indeed, FrogTutoring provides online tutoring services for students in St. Louis. This convenient option gives you access to their network of talented tutors from the comfort of your home, using an interactive and user-friendly virtual learning environment.

What is the process to get started with tutoring in St. Louis with FrogTutoring?

To get started with FrogTutoring in St. Louis, fill out the inquiry form on their website with your specific tutoring needs. FrogTutoring will then contact you to discuss your requirements, match you with a suitable tutor, and schedule your first session.

How can I track my child's progress with a tutor from FrogTutoring?

FrogTutoring provides progress reports and regular feedback to help you track your child's achievements and areas of improvement. Tutors work closely with parents to ensure that the child's learning goals are being met and to adjust strategies as the child progresses.

Literature FAQ

What are the benefits of literature tutoring?

Literature tutoring offers several benefits, including personalized attention to a student's specific needs, improved reading comprehension and analytical skills, increased appreciation and understanding of different literary genres and periods, and targeted assistance with writing, critical thinking, and exam preparation for literature courses.

How can a literature tutor help improve my writing skills?

A literature tutor can help improve your writing skills by providing constructive feedback on your work, helping you to develop a stronger thesis, teaching you how to build cohesive arguments, and guiding you on proper usage of grammar, punctuation, and style. Additionally, tutors can introduce you to various literary techniques and devices that can enhance your writing.

What qualifications should I look for in a literature tutor?

When looking for a literature tutor, it is important to consider their educational background, typically at least a bachelor's degree in literature or a related field. Certifications in teaching and tutoring, along with relevant teaching or tutoring experience, are also important. A successful tutor should demonstrate a deep knowledge of literary concepts and texts and possess strong communication skills.

How does literature tutoring differ from English tutoring?

Literature tutoring focuses specifically on the study of literary works, including analysis, interpretation, and critical response, while English tutoring may encompass a broader scope, including grammar, vocabulary, writing, and reading skills across various types of texts, not limited to literary works.

Can literature tutoring help prepare for standardized tests?

Yes, literature tutoring can be instrumental in preparing for standardized tests that include reading comprehension and literary analysis sections by teaching test-taking strategies, enhancing vocabulary, and fostering a deeper understanding of literary concepts and texts that are commonly tested.

Common Questions on Literature Tutors

How do I find the right literature tutor for my needs?

To find a literature tutor suited for your specific needs, first determine your goals and challenges in the subject. Look for tutors with relevant expertise and teaching experience. On FrogTutoring, you can browse profiles of qualified literature tutors, read reviews, and select someone who matches your learning style and objectives. Click here to request a tutor or learn more about our services.

What qualifications should a literature tutor have?

A literature tutor should ideally have a strong background in literature, including a degree in the field or extensive teaching experience. They should also be knowledgeable about various genres, periods, and critical approaches to literature. FrogTutoring ensures that all literature tutors are vetted for their qualifications. Click here to request a qualified literature tutor or learn more about our services.

Can a literature tutor help improve my writing skills?

Yes, a literature tutor can help improve your writing skills by providing personalized feedback, assistance with essays, and introducing you to effective writing techniques. They can also help you understand literary devices and how to incorporate them into your writing. FrogTutoring offers literature tutors who specialize in writing assistance. Click here to request a tutor who can help with your writing skills or learn more about our services.

How does online literature tutoring work?

Online literature tutoring involves live, one-on-one sessions with a tutor using video conferencing tools. Sessions can include discussions of texts, review of written work, study of literary concepts, and preparation for exams. FrogTutoring offers flexible scheduling for online literature tutoring to fit your timetable. Click here to learn more about online literature tutoring options or to request a tutor.

What are the benefits of having a private literature tutor?

Private literature tutoring provides individualized attention, personalized learning plans, and the opportunity to progress at your own pace. It helps address specific areas of difficulty, develop critical thinking skills, and gain a deeper understanding of literature. Explore the benefits of private literature tutoring with FrogTutoring. Click here to discover how a private tutor can benefit you or learn more about our services.

St. Louis, MO Neighborhoods We Service

Tucked amidst the sprawling Midwestern charm, St. Louis, Missouri, is a city defined by its diverse neighborhoods, each one bringing its own unique vibe and community spirit to the greater metropolis. Residents and visitors alike can explore the various enclaves that offer a slice of life in St. Louis, ranging from the historic to the up-and-coming, the bustling to the serene.

  1. Downtown - The heartbeat of the city, home to iconic landmarks such as the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium.
  2. Downtown West - Expanding the downtown experience, this area features loft apartments and an array of entertainment options.
  3. Midtown - An arts and educational hub, Midtown is where you'll find Saint Louis University and Grand Center arts district.
  4. Central West End - Home to chic dining, shopping, and residences, it's adjacent to Forest Park and the medical campus of Washington University.
  5. The Grove - A progressive, energetic district known for its nightlife and LGBTQIA+ friendly establishments.
  6. Soulard - Renowned for its historic market and annual Mardi Gras celebration, it's one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city.
  7. Lafayette Square - Featuring Victorian homes and a picturesque park, it's a quaint reminder of the city’s past.
  8. Benton Park - With beautiful homes and a thriving restaurant scene, this neighborhood is similar to Soulard in its historic charm.
  9. Tower Grove South and Tower Grove East - Popular for their proximity to Tower Grove Park and eclectic dining options.
  10. Shaw - Housing the stunning Missouri Botanical Garden, this area is both family-friendly and architecturally rich.
  11. Forest Park Southeast - Also known as The Grove, it has seen recent revitalization and is a hotspot for nightlife.
  12. The Hill - Famous for its Italian-American heritage, it offers some of the best Italian cuisine in the country.
  13. Southwest Garden - Adjacent to The Hill, it provides a quieter, more residential neighborhood feel.
  14. Dogtown - A traditional Irish neighborhood, it is known for its lively St. Patrick's Day festivities.
  15. Northampton - A tranquil yet lively locale, offering both quiet residential streets and bustling commercial areas.
  16. Southampton - Affectionately nicknamed SoHa, it’s characterized by charming bungalows and a strong sense of community.
  17. St. Louis Hills - Distinguished for its well-maintained homes, the art deco-style Francis Park, and the annual Christmas light displays on Candy Cane Lane.
  18. Holly Hills - With Carondelet Park as its backdrop, this neighborhood boasts picturesque boulevards and a friendly atmosphere.
  19. Clifton Heights - Recognizable by its scenic park and lake, it’s a small oasis within the city.
  20. Skinker DeBaliviere - A historic district that’s at once tightly knit and close to the action of both the Delmar Loop and Forest Park.
  21. Compton Heights - Designed as a residential enclave, it's one of the city's planned neighborhoods distinguished by grandiose homes.
  22. Fox Park - Shows off a blend of historic and modern with a tight community, all centered around Fox Park itself.
  23. Old North St. Louis - An area of revitalization, rich with history, and the award-winning Crown Candy Kitchen.
  24. Dutchtown - A large, densely populated district that’s as diverse as it is historic.
  25. Marine Villa - Offering stunning views of the Mississippi River and historical charm.
  26. Gravois Park - Notable for its titular park and an array of vintage homes and businesses.
  27. Tower Grove Park - Not a neighborhood itself but a central landmark that several of the surrounding neighborhoods are named for.
  28. Baden - Located in the far northern part of St. Louis, it's an area with deep roots and a strong sense of community.
  29. Walnut Park East and Walnut Park West - Primarily residential with a mix of both traditional and new homes.
  30. The Ville - An important historic African American neighborhood.
  31. O'Fallon - Known for its park of the same name, O’Fallon is a residential area still retaining its early 20th-century character.
  32. Penrose - A quieter residential area with access to community parks and recreation.
  33. Fairground - Named after the historic Fairground Park, this community is filled with character and potential.
  34. Bevo Mill - Dominated by the historic Bevo Mill, it features a mix of cultural influences, including a significant Bosnian population.
  35. Carondelet - One of the city’s older neighborhoods, it features historical architecture and a close-knit community feeling.

Each of these neighborhoods contributes to the rich tapestry that is St. Louis. From the contemporary pulse of Downtown to the traditional rhythms of The Ville, these communities are repositories of stories and echoes of the diverse cultural, historical, and societal influences that have shaped St. Louis into the city it is today. Visitors and residents alike can explore these neighborhoods, each offering its own brand of the St. Louis experience, whether you're looking for vibrant nightlife, family-friendly parks, culinary delights, or architectural marvels.

About St. Louis, MO And It’s Education Institutions

St. Louis, Missouri, a city with a rich tapestry of history and culture, is renowned for its striking landmarks and is steeped in a diverse heritage that dates back to its founding in 1764. Often recognized for the iconic Gateway Arch, which stands as a symbol of the city's historical role as the 'Gateway to the West', St. Louis is also home to a plethora of other notable sites. Among them are the historic Union Station, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the Old Courthouse, where the Dred Scott case was heard. As of the latest estimates, the city boasts a population of over 300,000 residents, who live across various vibrant neighborhoods, each with its unique character, such as the trendy Central West End, the culturally rich Grand South Grand, or the bustling Downtown area.

The educational landscape of St. Louis is as diverse as its neighborhoods, with numerous esteemed institutions shaping its young minds. Amongst the top-ranked private K-12 schools are John Burroughs School and Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, while notable public schools include Clayton High School and Ladue Horton Watkins High School. The city also offers a wide array of educational resources, including the St. Louis Public Library system and a variety of museums and cultural institutions that provide learning opportunities outside of the traditional classroom setting. The St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) serves as the city's public school district, administering many of the public educational institutions within the city boundaries.

Higher education in St. Louis is equally impressive, with several prestigious universities that have deep roots in the city's development. Washington University in St. Louis is frequently ranked among the nation's top universities, offering a wide range of programs for both undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, Saint Louis University, which is one of the oldest universities west of the Mississippi River, is known for its strong research initiatives and medical school. Other institutions such as Webster University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis contribute to making St. Louis a hub for educational excellence, providing students with the tools and knowledge necessary to shape the future of the city and beyond.

Students at These St. Louis, MO Schools Excel with Our Tutoring

As a leading tutoring provider, we have had the privilege of supporting students from a range of schools across St. Louis, MO. Below is a sample list of some of the top schools—both public and private—where our students have benefited from our educational services. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all the schools in the area, but it represents a selection of institutions where our students have excelled with our assistance.

Private Schools:

  1. John Burroughs School
  2. St. Louis University High School (SLUH)
  3. Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS)
  4. Thomas Jefferson School
  5. Whitfield School
  6. Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School
  7. Westminster Christian Academy
  8. Chaminade College Preparatory School
  9. Visitation Academy of St. Louis
  10. Priory School (Saint Louis Abbey)

Public Schools:

  1. Clayton High School
  2. Ladue Horton Watkins High School
  3. Kirkwood High School
  4. Webster Groves High School
  5. Parkway West High School
  6. Lafayette High School
  7. Marquette High School
  8. Eureka High School
  9. Maplewood Richmond Heights High School
  10. Central Visual and Performing Arts High School

This representation showcases a diverse array of St. Louis' educational establishments, reflecting our commitment to supporting a broad spectrum of learners. From rigorous academics to creative arts, our tutoring programs have been tailored to meet the unique needs and aspirations of students from these esteemed schools.

About Literature & Literature Tutoring

Literature is the collective body of written works, encompassing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama that convey ideas, experiences, and emotions through the power of language. It is an art form that, unlike a straightforward presentation of information, uses linguistic flourishes, storytelling, symbolism, and other devices to explore the human condition, represent culture, history, and to entertain, provoke, and inspire readers.

The types of literature are primarily divided into four main categories: prose, poetry, drama, and non-fiction. Prose consists of written works that exhibit ordinary grammatical structure and natural flow of speech, such as novels, short stories, and novellas. Poetry, known for its aesthetic and often rhythmic qualities, employs meter, rhyme, and evocative language; including sonnets, haikus, and free verse. Drama includes plays written for performance, where dialogue and actions convey the story, and non-fiction comprises factual and informative texts like essays, biographies, and journals.

Related entities to literature include literary criticism, which provides analysis, interpretation, and valuation of literary works; literary theory, which works to understand the underlying principles of literature; and comparative literature, which focuses on studying literature across cultural boundaries.

Tutoring literature effectively to those who struggle requires a tailored approach that focuses on building interest and confidence. Encouraging active reading by prompting students to ask questions and reflect on the text's themes, characters, and settings helps deepen understanding. Breaking down complex concepts into more manageable ideas, using diverse and relatable texts, and relating literary themes to contemporary issues or personal experiences can also foster engagement. Discussions, creative assignments, and drawing connections between various literary forms and students' daily lives are strategies that can enhance comprehension and appreciation of literature.

One of the most common concepts in literature is the theme—the central idea or message that runs through a text. Identifying themes encourages students to look beyond the plot and understand the writer's broader commentary on society, humanity, or life itself. Characterization is another core element, exemplifying how authors bring characters to life and make them memorable for readers. Other common concepts include plot structure, narrative point of view, symbolism, and the use of literary devices such as metaphor, simile, and alliteration.

The most difficult concepts often involve interpreting complex texts that make extensive use of symbolism, allegory, and other literary devices. For example, understanding stream-of-consciousness narratives or unpacking the dense allegories in works of writers like James Joyce or William Faulkner can be challenging. Likewise, poetry with its condensed language, ambiguity, and abstract imagery often poses difficulty for readers not accustomed to its interpretive demands.

Helping students navigate these complexities requires patience, practice, and a supportive environment that encourages exploration and discussion of the myriad layers and meanings contained within literary texts.

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