Essaywriting is just a written way to speak your mind, supported with strong examples. Once kids have learned the basic structure, it’s fun and confidence-building for them to hear their thoughts laid out so well. It helps them support their positions in conversation, too! And of course, it helps them do better in school.
In Beginning EssayWriting Camp, we’ll learn the structure and power of the classic five-paragraph essay. We’ll write a group essay together, learning through fun, hands-on experiences. Every student will take home a copy of the collectively written essay — and strong skills and fun memories, too!
In Advanced EssayWriting Camp, we’ll review the structure of the five-paragraph essay. We’ll each write our own original essay through the week, learning through discussion and fun, hands-on activities.
In both camps, kids will gain essential academic information in fun, hands-on ways:
One of the important concepts made tangible through a thoughtful art project (this photo shows just one of the project’s five parts.) This project helped kids express their ideas — and find more!
By these methods and with in-class practice, kids learn
EssayWriting Camp aligns with these Common Core State Standards.