Common Core Writing
Ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-14
Common Core Writing: Expository (Sep – Dec)
Write clear essays! Through the analysis of well-written cause and effect, compare and contrast, and how-to texts, students learn to classify and define a concept or idea. Small class sizes and ongoing feedback from expert instructors guides students to write structured and engaging essays. Classes focus on format, use of evidence, voice, word choice, and grammar. Max of 12 students.
Common Core Writing: Persuasive (Jan – Mar)
Win arguments with compelling facts and an organized delivery. Your child will learn the art of persuasion through engaging writing activities. Students analyze persuasive texts and learn techniques for effective word choice, developing points of view, and crafting opinion pieces. Small classes of 12 students allow for ongoing feedback from expert instructors!
Common Core Writing: Narrative (Mar – May)
Tackle that Common Core test with confidence! Directed writing strategies and preparation teaches six skills of effective writing: organization, voice, content, clarity, grammar/mechanics, and sentence fluency for effective narratives with strong characters and plots. Experienced educators, detailed feedback!
Common Core Writing: Journalism (Jun – Aug)
Work as a team to create a class newspaper. Contribute well written articles and reports by practicing three important common core writing concepts; descriptive, persuasive, and narrative writing. Students focus on detail, series of events, and research. Taught at age appropriate level. Max of 12 students.