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Summer Writing Challenge

An arena for children to improve writing skills and win prizes!

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About this course

Every week, students will be given a challenge focusing on a different form, genre and skill that will help improve their writing as a whole. Whether you are interested in storytelling, poetry, or written communication as a whole, there will be a Summer Writing Challenge for you! Prizes will be rewarded for the strongest submissions!

What you'll learn

LESSON STRUCTURE:

  • 5 minutes: Five-Minute Warm Up Activity
  • 15 minutes: Review completed work from last lesson.
  • 20 minutes: Introduction to new concept with examples, mini-tasks and lectures.
  • 15 minutes: Independent work time.
  • 5 minutes: Review: what have you done so far? What do you still have left to do?

LESSON ONE: Grammar - Write using different sentence and paragraph structures, as well as a variety of punctuation.

LESSON TWO: Vocabulary – Write a monologue with no repeated uncommon words.

LESSON THREE: Descriptive Writing – Write a report using imagery.

LESSON FOUR: Persuasive Writing – Write a 1-minute speech using persuasive and colloquial language, but formal spelling, punctuation and grammar.

LESSON FIVE: Storytelling – Write the opening of a short story by a character in a setting, showing not telling.

LESSON SIX: Character Development – Write a scene that involves multiple characters having a conversation with one another.

LESSON SEVEN: Fixed-Verse Poetry – Write a short poem that has a rhyme scheme and rhythm.

LESSON EIGHT: Free-Verse Poetry – Write a free versepoem.

Materials & Homework

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Grades:
Gr.3-4, 5-6, 7-8
Duration:
8 lessons. Once a week in July and August.
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FocusLearning's Course Registration is powered by ActiveWorks™! Use the button below to navigate to FocusLearning's course catalogue on ActiveWorks.com and sign up for your favourite courses today! 

Grades:
Gr.3-4, 5-6, 7-8
Duration:
8 lessons. Once a week in July and August.
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