Writing and Literature

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Gr. 6-8 Writing and Literature 2021-22

The Class includes 28 x 1hr classes between September and May, all the homework scheduling, grading, downloadable outlines and marking rubrics, and email help for students. 

The details on the course:
1.  Writing Component

Jump In by Sharon Watson (each student must buy this text)

-We will cover 1/2 the text this year:   Essay Planning, Opinion Essay, Persuasion  Essay, Cause & Effect Essay, Biography, Compare & Contrast Essay, Book Report and numerous Narration (fiction writing) skills.
-you can read the details at her website here:


2. Literature Component - Reading List
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Counting by 7's by Shelly Goldberg-Sloan

Tales from Shakespeare by Lamb


Jump InText:  aprox $50
Required Reading: $75-$100 (or find online or used)
Classes:  $10-13 per week for 28 weeks ($280-364)

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