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

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

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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