This Course is offered during Summer & Fall

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Emphasis on promoting the integration of reading and writing with listening, speaking and thinking skills. Program will focus on specific strategies needed for students to become competent writers and break through writer ’s block.

Program Description:

  • Teaching Pre-Writing Strategies
  • Working with Prompts (The writing situation and directions for writing)
  • Development of an organizational pattern in writing (Beginning, middle, end, and transitional devices)
  • Focusing on the assigned topic and development of supporting ideas
  • Use of grabbers and clinchers
  • Increasing sentence variety and sentence complexity
  • Correction of spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar errors (Writing Conventions)
  • Teaching expository, narrative, descriptive and persuasive writing
  • Teaching editing techniques
  • Grades: 4-10