Online Class: 13-Week Writing Program for Teens (Part 1) - Ages: 12-17

Online Class: 13-Week Writing Program for Teens (Part 1) - Ages: 12-17

by The WritingHats Academy

1,470 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Online Class: 13-Week Writing Program for Teens (Part 1) - Ages: 12-17

1,470 AED

(VAT inclusive)

by:
when:
To be announced soon
where:
Dubai - Online Class
level:
Beginner
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 5 months upon booking
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Description:

Does your kid dread the thought of writing essays or stories for school? Creative activities and hands-on projects can eliminate all fear and help them discover their passion for writing, while also teaching them the tricks of the trade.

This private, online course will lay the foundation for mastering the basics of effective writing and editing. This program comprises 26 sessions, with each session lasting 1 hour. Students are recommended to attend twice a week to ensure maximum progress and to complete the program within 13 weeks.

To receive a Letter of Participation, students must complete both this course and Part 2, which will further expand students' abilities and focus on specific topics, such as informative writing, narrative writing, and independent writing.

Course Outline:

  • Unit 1: Descriptive writing
    • Lesson 1: Concrete Writing: Choosing Concrete Words Instead of General or Vague Words
    • Lesson 2: Conciseness: Using a Thesaurus
    • Lesson 3: Learning to Edit: Paired Adjectives
    • Lesson 4: Describing a Circus Performer: Topic Sentences
    • Lesson 5: Sensory Description: Choosing Appropriate Titles Correctly Using Its and It's
    • Lesson 6: Limiting Narration: Choosing Concrete Season Words Using Similes
    • Lesson 7: Describing a Place: Present Participles
  • Unit 2: Informative Writing
    • Lesson 1: Explaining a Process: Arranging in Time-Sequence Order
    • Lesson 2: Writing a Factual Paragraph: Informative Report; Avoiding Plagiarism

Learning Outcomes:

  • Generally hone writing skills
  • Narrow a broad topic to a specific topic
  • Brainstorm before writing
  • Develop stronger, well-constructed sentences
  • Write a strong paragraph
  • Choose concrete words over vague, weak ones
  • Improve use of punctuation
  • Identify and correctly use parts of speech in writing
  • Use more mature and varied sentences in writing
  • Write with more detail and description
  • Write to explain
  • Correctly use voice and tense in narrative writing
  • Understand omniscience and limited omniscience in narrative writing
  • Improve self-editing techniques to correct and revise compositions

Additionally, students will be prepared to participate in worldwide writing competitions, where they can win cash prizes and gain the confidence to keep writing. The instructors will provide students with a list of upcoming competitions and give enrollment advice.

Skill Level:

Beginner

Materials:

  • A workbook will be delivered to the student's premises prior to the start of the course at no additional cost. The book is a US publication and contains all hands-on and fun activities related to the course 

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 5 months upon booking

Age Requirements:

12 - 17 years old

Additional Info:

  • Letter of Participation will be provided upon completion of full course (Part 1 & Part 2)

  • Upon booking the class, the instructor will contact you to set the schedule as per your availability and provide you with a link to the online portal, where the class will be conducted 

Location:

Live Session - ZOOM
Student learning Platform - Google Classroom
Online Class
Dubai

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