Reading & Writing
Enable your child to share their thoughts in powerful and eloquent written form.
Reading Comprehension: Fairy Tale Fun
Each week students will be read a famous fairy tale for children. Students learn reading comprehension skills such as asking and answering questions about key details in the fairy tale, retelling stories to include the beginning, middle, and end, and identifying the elements of a story (characters, setting, plot, etc.). This course helps develop an interest in reading and builds on comprehension, reading and writing skills.
Reading Comprehension: Folk Tales
Each week, students will focus on an element of storytelling. After performing a close reading of a selected folk tale, students will engage in meaningful activities to help with reading comprehension and writing skills. Each lesson concludes with sharing and celebrating student work.
Write Like a Pro
In this author study and writer's workshop, students examine some of history's greatest authors and create their own original written piece. Each week we study the works of a spotlight author, taking into account their style, messages, tone, voice, and more. After learning a bit about the author's biography and works, the class will explore a signature element of the featured author's writing. Students are then given a writing prompt inspired by the author's work. Students will spend time drafting, crafting, sharing, and giving and receiving feedback on their works. The class will learn and utilize a positive, constructive model for giving and receiving peer feedback.
Writing: Fantasy Edition
Students will examine the life and works of fantasy genre's greatest authors. We build upon weekly writing exercises, to help students draft an original, inspired fantasy piece by the end of the class. Students of all writing levels are certain to benefit from this course. Fun, yet practical writing exercises are certain to inspire young authors while providing them with tools to sharpen their craft.
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