Creative Writing for Grades 3-4 - AoPS Academy Pleasanton Campus

Summer and fall enrollment are now open. Summer classes will be held online; fall class format to be determined.  VIEW COURSES

Creative Writing for Grades 3-4

Summer Language Arts

In this fun, fast-paced course designed for students entering grade 3 or 4, students build their reading and writing skills by tackling creative writing projects spanning several genres. Each day in class, students study the craft behind a published piece of writing. Through close reading and discussion, they gain the academic and literary vocabulary they need to understand and analyze the piece. Then, students apply what they have just learned to write their own creative piece in the same genre.

In this course, students write in a variety of genres, including:

Students have the opportunity to workshop and perform many of their written pieces. Each lesson includes a balance of creative independent work and lively discussion, performance, and read-aloud.

This two-week course meets Monday through Friday for three hours each day. Summer 2020 courses will run online for all sessions.

Space is very limited for our summer programs. Please do not wait until the last minute to enroll. If there are more than two weeks before the course starts, a $200 deposit will be due when enrolling, with the balance due two weeks before the course begins.

Schedule in 2020

All times Pacific.
Mon - Fri
Jul 6 - Jul 17
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mon - Fri
Jul 6 - Jul 17
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Amy Stenberg
$895
ENROLL
1 spot left
Mon - Fri
Jul 20 - Jul 31
9:00 - Noon
Mon - Fri
Jul 20 - Jul 31
9:00 - Noon
TBA
$895
ENROLL
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