All-Write Academy Writing Basics For MS (Tues)
Teacher: Valerie Vaughan
Date/Time: Tuesday - 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Departments: Language Arts, Middle/Elementary
Grade Level: Middle School (6th-8th)
Maximum Enrollment: 10
What is Writing?
A. a means of communication
B. a form of expression
C. a way to transform thoughts into words
D. all of the above
If you answered D, you are correct! Writing is all these things and more. No matter the career, effective communications skills are essential.
This process-based course will give students the training necessary to achieve crucial communication and writing skills. The 1.0 class is designed as an introductory writing course for students in the 6th – 8th grades, and it meets Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). course number :23.08300 .
The All-Write Writing Basics Lab uses interactive techniques to make writing more accessible. “All-Write will put FUN, in the fundamentals”. Students learn the basic writing process developing the following strands: drafting, revising, editing and 'publishing written works.. The course enhances the writing skills necessary to promote and enrich basic communication skills. Students are given an Interactive Notebook (INB), to store weekly writing activities and instructions.
Grades will be based on homework, quizzes, papers, participation and projects.
· Make Checks Payable to: AllWrite Academy
$375 per semester, due before first class of each semester
$350 (Sibling Discount)
Materials Fee: $25 per student, per semester.