For ages 8-14.
Students review the structure of the paragraph and practice various writing techniques in order to expand and enliven their written communication. The course concludes with an introduction to the elements of public speaking and an opportunity for students to present some of their works orally. Students should bring pencils, a three ring binder with paper and their imaginations.
75-minute class x 14 weeks
This course combines the study, reading and writing of poetry. Students practice various poetic forms and various writing techniques to strengthen their work. The course concludes with a poetry café in which the students read both classic and original works.