Course OW-1 (Opinion Writing)
Open to students who completed grade 1, 2, and 3 during the 2017-18 school year.

This class is limited to 12 students.

Instructor: Dawn Monique Elkin

This course is designed to motivate students to write with a purpose, by teaching them opinion and review writing skills and strategies:

  • Finding products, movies, books, restaurants and toys to review
  • Reading online reviews as mentor texts
  • Convincing the audience
  • Crafting techniques
  • Writing and illustrating advertisements
  • Researching
  • Editing

Each student will draft several reviews, and will publish two or more of them. Each child will choose one published piece, and one illustrated advertisement, for our Review Magazine.